Piñón Blanco (1kg powder)


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Scientific name: Jatrofha gossypiifolia

Contents: Leaf, branch and stem dehydrated and ground.

Weight: 1 kg

Preparation and administration: In infusion in 1 liter of boiling water, add 1 tablespoon flush to the content, let stand, sift and drink. Skin conditions, hemorrhoids: wash with contents.


Anti-cancer, gastrointestinal conditions, hemorrhoids, paralysis, rheumatism, fungal skin, gingivitis, herpes, sores, mouth infections, gonorrhea.

Peru has the fifth highest biodiversity of any country worldwide. It also has one of top number of species of plants with medicinal properties commonly used by the population. Maytenus macrocarpa (Ruiz & Pav.) Briq, also known as “Chuchuhuasi” and Jatropha curcas Linn, also known “Pinon Blanco” are medicinal plant from the Amazonian of Peru. These plants are recognized by the Peruvian traditional medicine for this reason, empirically, these plant are commonly used to relieve symptoms related to gastrointestinal system, colds and rheumatic complains and others. 

Jatropha curcas is known for various medicinal uses. Its antimicrobial, anti-cancer and anti-HIV activity has been well recognized.

The seeds of the Jatropha curcas have been used as a purgative/laxative: 3–4 roasted seeds are swallowed with lukewarm water or chewed and then swallowed to relieve conditions of  constipation. The seed oil is used in the treatment and management of various conditions like arthritis, gout, eczema, skin diseases, rheumatic pain, jaundice, burns, inflammation, gonorrhoea, and as an abortifacient.

The leaf infusion or decoction of Jatropha curcas is administered for treatment of vaginal bleeding conditions in many communities and is also used both internally and externally to treat fever and jaundice. Rheumatic conditions are treated and managed by the external application of the leaf decoction or by massaging the affected joint-part using the juice/sap extract from the fresh leaves. The leaf decoction is also taken to treat malaria, mouth infections, guinea worm sores, as well as the treatment of dysentery and colic conditions. Furthermore, the leaf of Jatropha curcas is used to increase the milk supply in lactating mothers. In this scenario, 3–4 freshly harvested leaves are heated over fire and bandaged on the breast for a specified duration. The fresh or dried Jatropha curcas leaf is ground and made into a paste and then applied topically for the treatment of skin abscess. Fine dried leaf powder is applied to the wound to speed up its healing and protect it from microbial infections.


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