Scientifically, the plant is called Brosimum gaudichaudii , and popularly known as mama bitch, the name given due to the similarity of the fruit of the plant with the breast of the animal.
It can also be called cotton field, mulberry field, mururerana, walks, conduru and inhoré.
The active principle of the plant is present in almost all parts of it; fruit, leaves, bark and roots. The breast bitch can be used in homeopathic treatments to treat problems such as vitiligo and other diseases that cause the depigmentation of the skin.
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It is still used by those who want to combat the natural way respiratory problems such as bronchitis, colds and flu. Also treats poor circulation of blood, dyschromia, skin patches, gastric ulcers, and colds.
The breast bitch has action fotossensibilizante, changes the metabolism of malate and inhibits the development (microbiostáticos) of micro-organisms, such as bacteria, fungi, viruses, or protozoa.
The plant has been study material for the treatment of vitiligo, a disease which still has no cure or treatment known.
The breast bitch can be used both as ingredients of teas, as well as for body lotions.
Tea of the breast bitch
-1 cup (tea) of leaves of branches chopped;
-1 liter of water.
Mode of prepare
Place the leaves in a pot and water in another, both separate. Put the water on to boil and when it reaches the boil, throw the net on top of the sheets. Cover the container and let the stuffy, resting for 24 hours. The next day, strain the drink and consume two cups per day.
Already the lotion is prepared with bark and root of the plant. To prepare, chop two, put them in a container and set aside. In a second container, place a quart of water and heat until it reaches boiling. Then, pour the boiling water on top of the first container and let it stand for 24 hours. After the period, apply twice a day on affected parts.
side Effect of the plant
When used in excess, mama-bitch can cause serious skin problems.