Piper auritum (Hoja Santa) Herb 20g
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The leaves have a strong aroma of sassafras and are used in mexican cuisine for their flavour. The essential oil made from the leaves is very high in safrole, while the essential oil from the roots contains a complex mixture of obscure and unique allylbenzenes.

The Aztec's used Hoja Santa for bronchitis, laryngitis and asthma. Today Hoja Santa may stimulate digestion, relieve colic, for skin irritations and as a diuretic.

Actions: stimulant, aphrodisiac, stomachic (Aztec use).

Common names: Mexican Pepperleaf; Rootbeer Plant; Earred Pepper; Sacred Pepper; False Kava.
 
Piper auritum (Hoja Santa) Herb 20g
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