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Cure Yourself with Ancient Aztec Herb and Plant Remedies

Khakiweed - Hierba del Pollo - Creeping Chaffweed
(Amaranthaceae Alternanthera) pungens H.B.K.

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Prostrate annual or perennial from a thick tap root.
Stems hairy.
Leaves opposite, broadest at the rounded tip, tapering to the petiole.
Leaf margins smooth. Flowers white, in stiff-bracted, almost spiny, heads.
Heads sessile, solitary or two or three clustered at the nodes.
Reproduces by seed.
Found in turf, pastures and along roadsides in sandy soils.
Occurs in Florida, Georgia, Alabama and Texas.
Also found in Cuba, Jamaica, eastern Mexico, Java, India, Kenya, South Africa and Australia.
Native to South America.

Khakiweed (Hierba del Pollo) Link

Properties in Hierba del Pollo Used by Aztecs

Stops hemorrhage,
nasal, dental,
hemorrhage outside the menstrual period,
after birthing or hemorrhage due to an abortion
also in renal or intestinal tuberculosis

Aztec Method of Use

  • For local hemorrhage,such as cuts or deep abrasions:  Apply the leaves on the cut or for a much more stronger remedy boil the leaves first than apply once they are cool to the touch.
  • To stop internal hemorrhage:  Boil 100 grams of leaves to 1 liter of water then drink 1 cup every 2 to 3 hours.
  • For menstrual hemorrhage or hemorrhage outside the menstrual period, after birthing or hemorrhage due to an abortion:  Take the same mixture as above also douche with the mixture and apply a non irritating antiseptic to the vaginal area, (Must be lukewarm to the touch).
  • For Dental Hemorrhage:  Apply leaves directly on the gums.
  • For Intestinal and renal tuberculosis:  Drink the same mixture as above 3 times a day after meals.

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CAUTION: This presentation is not a guide to the identification of plants or their use as a substitute for standard medical treatments. Many plants with medicinal properties are also toxic and frequently FATAL if taken at incorrect dosages or if not prepared in a specific fashion. We do not advocate the consumption of reputed medicinal plant products without prior consultation with your physicianor other natural plant products professional. Consult Your Physician Before Using a Herbal Remedy!


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