Princess Vine - Tumbavaqueros
(Cissus sicyoides L)
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Type in Ailment or Herb
- Family: VITACEAE Juss.
- Common Name: Princess Vine
- Division: Magnoliophyta
- Class: Magnoliopsida
- SubClass: Rosidae
- Order: Rhamnales
- Origin: Florida and Tropical America
A vigorous, much-brancked climber to 3m (10ft) or more. Leaves heart-shaped, about 10cm (4in) long, slender-pointed, somewhat fleshy and a pleasing light green. Under humid conditions, slender aerial roots are produced in profusion, hanging down like a curtain.
Tumbavaqueros Properties Used by Aztec's
- Increases Urine Production,
- Fights Obesity,
- Calms Cramps,
- Is a Laxative,
and used with success against
- Huntington disease and
also used in the treatment of
Tumba Vaqueros - Princess Vine Link
Aztec Method of Use
- To Fight Obesity:
Take 3 cups a day of the boiled mixture consisting
of 30 grams of Tumbavaquero Root to 1/2 Liter of water.
Drink 1 cup 3 times a day of the boiled mixture consisting of 15 grams of Tumbavaquero
Root to 1/2 Liter of water.
MUST NOT BE GIVEN TO SMALL CHILDREN
OR USED FOR A PROLONGED PERIOD OF TIME!
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