Product: Medicinal Cancerina Herb from $22.32 lb USD

MOQ: 11 lbs case

The cancerina (Hippocratea excelsa) is a wild woody plant from the low deciduous forest, widely demanding its medicinal use. The bark of its stems and roots is recognized as an effective treatment for gastritis, cancer, wound disinfectant, and various infections, among other ailments.
Packing: 16 oz  bag
Ingredients: Fresh Cancerina (Hippocratea excelsa) Air Dried
How to use: In a cup with freshly boiled water without keeping the fire, add 1-2 coffee spoons; let stand 15-20 minutes. When finished, strain and serve. Have a cup of tea before each meal. Contraindications: Do not take during pregnancy and lactation.
Origin: Mexico
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Cancerina is a herbaceous plant that is used to treat different conditions, including cancer. It is also known as aguatcui, chilonché monkey ear, or rosewood. In its composition are housed different chemical elements that give it its great medicinal properties. But it has been gaining relevance over time as it is also associated with cancer treatment.


Cancerina Medicinal Herb


The cancerina whose scientific name is Semialarium mexicanum, is a herbaceous shrub that reaches up to five meters in height. It belongs to the Celastraceae family and is native to Central American forests, extending from Mexico to Panama. It has light green flowers and also bears fruits that look like small semi-winged capsules. The part that is used for human consumption is its bark, which is usually sold in medicinal plant markets.

Its habitat extends through the ecosystems of dry, tropical forests and savannahs, along the inflows of water. It likes rather clayey and slightly stony soils. It is distributed in the Mesoamerican region, from southern Mexico to Panama. In Mexico, it can be found in the states of Campeche, Durango, Quintana Roo, and Yucatán. While in Costa Rica it is found in the Central Pacific, Arenal, Tempisque, and Guanacaste.


Cancerina Medicinal Herb

How should Cancerina tea be taken?


How to use: In a cup with freshly boiled water without keeping the fire, add 1-2 coffee spoons; let stand 15-20 minutes. When finished, strain and serve. Have a cup of tea before each meal. Contraindications: Do not take it during pregnancy and lactation.

In traditional Mexican medicine, it is used as a gastroprotective agent, for the treatment of vascular diseases and to dissolve gallstones and kidney stones. In addition, it is also used as a powerful insecticide, which is why it is used to control mites, lice, and other ectoparasites. For this reason, it is also known as a lice killer.

But among all its properties and uses, perhaps the most relevant that has been gaining popularity is that it is used in the treatment of cancer. Various investigations have investigated its uses against cancer and have shown that cancerine promotes the death of tumor cells. In addition to stimulating the immune system to deal with different types of cancer.

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Weight 11 lbs
Dimensions 30 × 20 × 20 in

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