Jaguarete ka’a Carqueja Leaves
Jaguarete ka’a leaves (Baccharis trimera) for stomach infusions and aphrodisiac, mildly spicy aroma, a stomach tea that also stimulates libido.
In Guarani language Jaguarete ka’a means “Jaguar Herb”
Leaves of Jaguarete ka’a (Baccharis trimera), mildly spicy aroma, a natural stomach tea.
Jaguarete ka’a or Carqueja grows in rocky soils and sandy environs.
Known also as Carqueja or Carquejila, this plant grows in temperate zones of Uruguay, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, and Paraguay.
Both the leaf and the stem are used, the leaves look like thin branches.
Even before Columbus' time the plant has been used in folk medicine for its aphrodisiac qualities.
Just a few years ago this old-new knowledge became known to the public worldwide. The plant possesses astounding qualities, of which the most surprising is similar to Viagra and similar drugs, as well as its effect on the female libido.
Jaguarete ka’a or Carqueja belongs to the Asteraceae family
Its local name is “Carqueja” or “Carquejila" and is a dioecious, perennial plant, highly branched, grows up to 1.5 meters high.
Components of the Baccharis after a phytochemical analysis of its parts above ground
The plant belongs to the Asteraceae genus (phylum Asterae), a genus encompassing more than 400 species, of which ca. ~90% are found in South America.
Many of these species are beeing used for treatment in folk medicine.
Over 100 species of Baccharis were researched to reveal that they contain many classes of secondary metabolytes, e.g. terpenoids, diterpenoids, sesquiterpenes, triterpenes, essential oils, flavonoids, coumarines and other phenol subgroups.
During the intensive study of the chemical components, much attention was given to its bioactive components.
Jaguarete ka’a, Carqueja, bioactive components
The main components of the plant’s essential oil and numerous derivatives have been synthesized:
Cirsimaritin, Cirsiliol, Hispidulin, Genkwanin, Apigenin, Quercetin, Luteolin, Nepetin, Rutin, Eupatorin, Carquejol, Piquerol.
The flavonoids are presumed to be the most important active component with high biological potential.
By stimulating blood circulation in the pelvic region, Jaguarete ka’a functions as an aphrodisiac, stimulating both fertility in women and virility in men.
Intake of Jaguarete ka’a, Carqueja
1,5 teaspoons in hot Cup with water, let sink for 10 min. Do not sweeten with regular sugar.
The recommended dosage for greater potency is 3 cups of tea daily, pouring boiling water over the branches. Such dosage will bring the desired stimulus.
Liver and kidneys
Just one cup of Jaguarete ka’a solves digestive problems and positively affects liver and kidneys. Jaguarete ka’a or Carqueja has positive effects on the liver functionality. It is equally beneficial to the stomach.
Folk medical usage for disinfection of wounds: place 60 g in 1 liter of hot water, allow to cool down. Then lay on wounds.
For those who wish to lose weight, it improves the burning of calories (in such case, one cup of infusion after a meal as a digestive aid).
Recommended consumption: brew 1 teaspoon of Jaguarete ka’a powder in hot water. Lightly heat the tea for 5 minutes but do not boil for it to not become bitter.
The prepared tea can be kept in the fridge for multiple days, or best in a Flaska. Do not cook or keep in aluminum pots or pots containing tin. Sweeten with Erythritol or, better yet, enhance it probiotically with Yacon-Syrup.
There are no known side-effects.