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Cure Yourself with Ancient Aztec Herb and Plant Remedies

Butterfly Bush - Tepozan
(Buddleja americana L)

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  • Scientific Name:  Buddleja americana L.
  • Nomenclature:  Buddleja L., Sp. Pl. 112. 1753. Gen. Pl., ed. 5, 51. 1754 (also spelled Buddleia). TYPE: Buddleja americana L.
  • Other Names:  Arnica, Salvia Santa
  • Aztec:  Zayolizcan, Cayolizin, Topoza

Buddleia americana is commonly called butterfly bush because of the hordes of butterflies (and bees) that are attracted to its wonderfully fragrant flowers. A less frequently used common name is summer lilac, recognizing the spikes of lilac-colored flowers.

Tepozan - Butterfly Bush Link

Tepozan Properties Used by Aztec's

  • Analgesic,
  • Sedative,
  • Diuretic,
  • Dropsy (an unnatural accumulation of water in any part of the body)
  • Rheumatism
  • Sores
  • Exposed Ulcers

Aztec Method of Use

  • Drink 3 cups a day, after meals, of the boiled mixture consisting of 25 grams of Tepozan Root and Cortex to 1/2   Liter of water.
  • For Rheumatism, Sores and Exposed Ulcers:   Apply Tepozan leaves on the affected areas in the form of a cataplasm.

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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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