Product: Hoja Santa Piper Auritum Acuyo Dried from $20.45 lb USD

MOQ: 11 lbs case

The leaf is used to make medicine. Yerba santa is used for respiratory conditions including coughs, colds, tuberculosis, asthma, and chronic bronchitis. It is also used for fever and dry mouth. Some people use it to relieve muscle spasms, to loosen phlegm, and as a tonic.
Packing: 16 oz Kraft bag
Ingredients: Fresh Hoja Santa Leaves (Piper auritum) Air Dried
Yerba Santa is best as a tea, tincture, or syrup. The herb may also be prepared externally as a poultice, wash, or bath. Use 1 Tablespoon of tea per cup of water. Steep for approximately 35 minutes, strain and enjoy.
Origin: Mexico
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Hoja Santa or Yerba santa is an herb. The leaf is used to make medicine. Yerba santa is used for respiratory conditions including cough, cold, tuberculosis, asthma, and long-term swelling (inflammation) of the airways in the lungs (chronic bronchitis). It is also used for fever and dry mouth.


Hierba Santa


Yerba santa is sometimes applied directly to the skin in a warm dressing (poultice) to treat bruises, sprains, wounds, and insect bites, and to relieve joint pain (rheumatism).

In foods and beverages, an extract of yerba santa is used as a flavoring.

In the manufacturing of medications, yerba santa is used to mask the bitter taste of certain drugs.


Hoja Santa Leaves (Piper auritum)


How does it work?


Yerba santa contains chemicals that are thought to loosen mucus in the chest and may increase urination.

Yerba santa is LIKELY SAFE when eaten in amounts commonly found in food or when taken by mouth for medicinal reasons. However, the potential side effects are not known.

There is not enough information to know whether yerba santa is safe when put on the skin.


Yerba Santa Piper Auritum

  • Coughs.
  • Colds.
  • Fever.
  • Tuberculosis.
  • Asthma.
  • Chronic bronchitis.
  • Loosening mucus.
  • Spasms.
  • Use it as a tonic.
  • Bruises, sprains, wounds, insect bites, or joint pain when put on the skin.
  • Other conditions.


Hierba Santa It is also called acuyo, momo, acoyo, tlanepa or tlanepaquelite. Its sweet, aniseed flavor (from the anise seed) is similar to that of eucalyptus, mint, and nutmeg.

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Additional information

Weight 11 lbs
Dimensions 30 × 30 × 20 in

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