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(tinctura & infusio Mansoa alliacea)



Mansoa alliacea - Ajos sacha or Garlic vine tincture This is a beautiful evergreen shrubby tropical vine from the Amazon rainforest; also known as Sacha ajo (False garlic).
It has high concentrations of chemicals that are associated with the suppression of tumor growth. Additionally, this plant has been reported to possess analgesic, anti-fungal, and anti-bacterial properties. All parts of this plant are used and are anti-rheumatism; against muscle aches, injuries and pain. It is often used to help against "smoker's cough".
In Suriname Traditional Medicine, it is also used against colds, fever, rheumatic complaints, vermifuge, uterine disorders, pneumonia and upper respiratory infection.
Also used as a tonic in the last month of pregnancy. Decoction, infusion and tincture of the bark used against general weakness.
This plant is used medicinally; it is considered by the indigenous people as analgesic and anti-inflammation.


Beta sitosterol, stigmasterol, daucosterol, fucosterol (plant steroids), Lapachone, chemicals; these are several of the main organo-sulfur compounds that garlic also has (aliin and allyl sulphides).


Mansoa alliacea - Ajos sacha or Garlic vine A current investigation was carried out to evaluate the antibacterial potential of different extracts of the leaves of Mansoa alliacea (family Bignoniaceae), against 2 Gram-positive bacteria and 2 Gram-negative bacteria. It suggested that this plant can be used as bioactive natural products to inhibit the growth of pathogenic bacteria.

This plant is a potential pharmaceutical source of potent secondary anticancer metabolites; it shows inhibition of cancer cells through apoptosis induction; it will inhibit cancer cell growth as well as initially inhibit non-cancer cells.

The sulfur compounds, aliin and allyl sulphides, lower blood-cholesterol levels and inhibit absorption of cholesterol in the intestines.

Used to treat mucosal leishmaniasis (infectious disease causing skin lesions, which can persist for months, sometimes years), the Indians in Peru use the juice extracted from the leaves and stem of Mansoa alliacea.


Tincture: 1 - 2 full droppers daily.
Herbal tea: 1 - 2 cups daily.

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Evaluation of antibacterial activity of leaf extracts of Mansoa alliacea (Lam.)
Sundas Iltaf, Zaheer-Ud-Din Khan, Rizwana Rafique, Anjum Parveen.
Department of Botany, GC University, Lahore, Pakistan.
Center for Plant Conservation, University of Karachi, Pakistan.

Medicinal plants of the Achuar (Jivaro) of Amazonian Ecuador: Ethnobotanical survey and comparison with other Amazonian pharmacopoeias.
Giovannini, P., (2015).
Journal of Ethnopharmacology 164(4), pp 78-88.

Medicinal Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana)
ed by Botany.SI.

The genus Mansoa (Bignoniaceae): a source of organosulfur compounds.
Maria das Graças Bichara Zoghbi; Jorge Oliveira; Giselle Maria Skelding Pinheiro Guilhon

The above presentation is for informational and educational purposes only.
It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage.
For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescribed (RX) or over - the - counter medication (OTC) is also available.
Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using dietary supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications.

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Item Description Unit Price Quantity

Garlic vine vine tincture 1 oz fl (29.6 cc) US$ 11.55
Garlic vine vine tincture 6 x 1 oz fl US$ 62.32
Garlic vine vine tincture 12 x 1 oz fl US$ 117.71
Garlic vine vine tincture 2 oz fl (59.1 cc) US$ 20.80
Garlic vine vine tincture 6 x 2 oz fl US$ 112.30
Garlic vine vine tincture 12 x 2 oz fl US$ 212.11

Garlic vine vine tea 1 lb US$ 36.00
Garlic vine vine tea 5 lb (US$34.20 /lb) US$ 171.00
Garlic vine vine tea 10 lb (US$32.40 /lb) US$ 323.95

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