Butterfly Bush - Tepozan
(Buddleja americana L)
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- Scientific Name: Buddleja americana L.
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
(an unnatural accumulation of water in any part of the body)
- 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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