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Medicinal jungle plant, Cocolmeca.( smilax )

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Uploaded on Apr 27, 2010

In our jungle explorations we always find this plant, named in spanish as Cuculmeca. Related to the greebrier or smilax .Also the cocolmeca appears as Milleria quinqueflora L, sorry if the info is not complety accurate.
I apologize for my english, my brain was not in the ``English Mode``.
Common Names in English:
Bull Briar, Bullbriar, Bullbrier, Cat Brier, Catbrier, Common Catbriar, Common Catbrier, Common Green Brier, Common Greenbriar, Common Greenbrier, Greenbriar, Greenbrier, Horse Brier, Horsebriar, Horsebrier, Mexican Sarsaparilla, Round Leaf Greenbrier, Roundleaf Greenbriar, Roundleaf Greenbrier
Here some info.
Description: A relatively short-lived grass that can grow to two meters in height, the stem is highly branched at the top and gooey in the presence of tiny glands, the leaves are opposite, usually oval, sometimes triangular or somewhat heart-shaped, pointed, the margin is slightly serrated, with three main veins evident. The inflorescence is composed of heads, small, clustered toward the tip of the stems. The fruit is dry and indehiscent, containing a single seed, is known as the achene. It presents only one fruit in each flower head is black and is tightly wrapped in a bag kind of hard.

Active ingredients:
• Acanthopermal A deacetylated
• Germacreno D
• Millerenólido
• alpha acid oxi angeloil
• acid alpha isovaleroil
• Squalene
• cycloartenol

Medicinal properties:
• This plant helps fight obesity, acts against the accumulated fat in the belly and other body parts.
• Prevent and combat cellulite, high cholesterol, diabetes light, fluid retention, ulcers, parasites, amoebas, aerophagia and flatulence (air, gas).
• Regulates excretion constipation, difficult digestion, heaviness and swelling after eating.
• Boosts the pancreas, liver and gallbladder. Help and guards against psychic and autonomic disturbances.
.Blood purifier
Part used:
• Root

General applications:
• Take as an infusion.

Precautions:
• Do not be taken by pregnant or lactating or under 6 years of age.

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