Family: Ericaceae, Heather Family Perennial Plant
Size: Generally less than 6' (1.8 M) Blooms in: Spring
Habitat Preferred: Dry hillsides above 4000' to the Ponderosas
Photo(s) taken at: Lynx Creek Bloom Color: Small
white and pinkish "bells" Other Common Names: Manzanilla,
Mexican Manzanita Origin: Native Comments: Note
the smooth red bark, "dusty" green leaves.
Increases the amount of Urine, and helps in the
elimination of Renal Stones,
lowers Albumin Level
also good for curing
Bronchitis, Diarrhea, White Vaginal Discharge and Infections of the Urinary Tract.
Aztec's Method of Use
Drink 3 cups a day of the boiled mixture consisting of 50 grams of
leaves to 1/2 a liter of water, or better still, drink a glass in the morning on
an empty stomach and another at night before bed of the boiled mixture
consisting of 25 to 50 grams of Pinguica Fruit to 1/2 liter of water.
To Increase Urine Amount and to help dissolve and expel Renal
Stones: Drink as a Daily Drink the boiled mixture consisting of 120
grams of Resurrection Fern mixed with 50 to 100 grams of Pinguica to one and a
half liter of water.
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
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!