Descriptions and articles about the Garlicvine, scientifically known as Mansoa alliacea (Lam.) A. H. Gentry in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; D. It is cataloged under two main Latin names, Mansoa alliacea and Pseudocalymma alliaceum, although several other synonyms are used as well. Its Spanish. Mansoaalliacea (Lam.) is used for fevers, colds, cough, and upper respiratory condition. In present study, phytochemical analysis of different.

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The root is also prepared in a tincture or a cold maceration soaking it in cold water for days and taken as a general whole-body tonic. Three different colour of allaicea can be seen at the same time on the plant.

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It is considered analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic and anti-pyretic. Mansoa hirsuta which is found predominately in Brazil and the two plants share many of the same active plant chemicals. It grows into a semi-woody vine that attaches itself around the trunk of a large tree for support as it climbs skywards to reach for sunlight. Mansoq Brazilian researchers documented strong antifungal actions in the hirsuta species and attributed this action to the same alkanol and alkanodiol chemicals that were also found in the alliacea species.

The Tropical Plant Database. Mansoa alliacea is a showy climbing vine for strong supportive structures.

Mansoa alliacea serves a two in one purpose of air purification and treatments as will be mentioned bellow. Most consider the plant to be “magical” or “spiritual” and capable of driving away evil spirits or used for good luck. Mansoa alliacea likes warm temperatures in summer and cooler in winter.

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Ajos sacha is a very common and well respected plant remedy in the Amazon for the pain and inflammation of arthritis and rheumatism, as well as, colds, flu, and fever. It can be grown as a loose flowy bush, but is most attractive on supports, fences, trellises, pergolas, etc.

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mznsoa The bark is typically prepared in a tincture or a decoction for these types of conditions but the leaves are used similarly for the same conditions as well. It is especially abundant in the forests near the Amazon, Ucayali and in the Peruvian Amazon. The sulfur compounds the predominate ones qlliacea alliin and various allyl sulfides in both garlic and ajos sacha have been studied by many and reported over the years to be able to lower cholesterol.

Although the plant accept half-shade, but positioning them in a totally shaded location, should be avoided. Reduce watering in resting period. Adenocalymma alliaceum, Adenocalymma pachypus, Adenocalymma sagotii, Bignonia alliacea, Pachyptera alliacea, Pseudocalymma alliaceum, Pseudocalymma pachypus, Pseudocalymma sagotti Common Names: Outdoors grown Mansoa alliacea should not be overly pruned as flower buds appear on new growth. Ajos sacha produces bright green leaves up to 15 cm long and beautiful deep lavender flowers with a white throat that fade to a pale lavender, then to almost white.

Ajos sacha is well used and respected by most of the indigenous Indian tribes of the Amazon and almost all parts of the plant are used; the leaves, vine bark, and root.

Mansoa alliacea

Mansoa alliacea is an evergreen climbing plant native to tropical South America, where it grows wild in the tropical rainforests of Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, the Guianas and in Costa Rica.

Semi-hardwood cuttings can be taken for propagation. mnasoa


Created by Leslie Taylor. Outdoors, plant the Mansoa alliacea in full sun position.

The vine blooms heavily twice a year: There has not been any new research published on it recently. During the active growing period water plentifully — enough to keep the potting mixture thoroughly moist, but do not overwater.

Generally, if the bark mwnsoa prepared into a natural remedy, a decoction or tincture method is used. Researchers confirmed ajos sacha’s long standing use for arthritis and rheumatism when they reported that the plant was capable of inhibiting COX an enzyme required in the inflammatory process and well as reduced ear edema in a study with rats in alllacea Mansoa alliacea can be propagate from cuttings. It said that this houseplant pushes out all the bad luck from the house.

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Ajos sacha is also quite alilacea known and popular in the cities and towns in the Amazon and has a long history of use in herbal medicine systems in Peru and Brazil. A partial listing of the published research on ajos sacha is shown below:. Ajos sacha is properly classified in the Mansoa taxon which include about 15 other species some of which also smell like garlic and are distributed throughout tropical South America.

Herbal Properties and Actions. Ajos sacha has also been reported with antimicrobial actions against fungi, plant viruses, and bacteria, which may help explain its long standing use for colds, flu, pneumonia and other upper alliacae infections.