Mormon Tea - Itamo Real
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Mormon Tea, Brigham Tea, Cowboy Tea, Whorehouse Tea, Squaw Tea, Canyon Tea,Desert tea, Brigon tea, fiddle flower, ipecacuana, itamo real, redbird flower
Itamo real,Popotillo,Tepopote,Canutillo,Pingo pingo
Tuttumpin (Paiute), Tutupivi (Kawaiisu)
All of the southwestern United States and Mexico. Found in deserts and on dry mountain sides.
a branched broom like shrub growing up to 4 feet tall, with slender, jointed stems. The leaves are reduced to scales and grow in opposite pairs or whorls of three and are fused for half their length. Male and female flowers, blooming in March and April, are borne on separate plants in cone like structures. They are followed by small brown to black seeds.
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Itamo Real Properties Used by Aztec's
Cures Bronchial and Lung infections(such as:bronchitis,laryngitis,
breathing difficulties and swollen or inflamed Trachea.
Used to Fight Whooping Cough in Children
Aztec Method of Use
Drink 1 cup 3 times a day of the brew made
from 10 grams of Itamo Real leaves to 1 Liter
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