Descriptions and articles about the Garlicvine, scientifically known as Mansoa alliacea (Lam.) A. H. Gentry in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; D. It is cataloged under two main Latin names, Mansoa alliacea and Pseudocalymma alliaceum, although several other synonyms are used as well. Its Spanish. Mansoaalliacea (Lam.) is used for fevers, colds, cough, and upper respiratory condition. In present study, phytochemical analysis of different.

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Mansoa alliacea

Both the bark and the leaves are used in tinctures and decoctions. Plants in cm inch pots should be kept them to about 90cm 35 inch height; one way to keep them within reasonable limits is to train new growth around an inverted hoop of rattan cane or wire. It can be grown as a loose flowy bush, but is most attractive on supports, fences, trellises, pergolas, etc. During the active growing period water plentifully — enough to keep the potting mixture thoroughly moist, but do not overwater.

The Shipibo-Conibo prepare the bark into a poultice to use on bumps, swellings and inflammatory conditions of the skin. It is one of the most rewarding flowering vines, bearing beautiful lavender hued bell shaped flowers. The Creoles in Guyana use the leaves in baths for cramps and fatigue and the Tapajos in Brazil use it in baths manosa body aches and the flu.

It can either be described as a shrub or a vine since it produces numerous woody vines from the root that grow only m tall and form a shrub-like appearance. Ajos sacha has also been reported with antimicrobial alliaceaa against fungi, plant viruses, and bacteria, which may help explain its long standing use for colds, flu, pneumonia and other upper respiratory infections.

There has not been any new research published on it recently. Mansoa hirsuta which is found predominately in Brazil and the two plants share many of the same active plant chemicals. Ideally for subtropical regions only, when grown outdoors. Foliage — green Shape — climbing and trailing Height: Water just enough to make the mansow mixture moist, but allow the top centimeter 0.


It is especially abundant in the forests near the Amazon, Ucayali and in the Peruvian Amazon. Two special features makes this plant pretty unique: The bark is typically prepared in a tincture or a decoction for these types of conditions but the leaves are used similarly for the same conditions as well.

It can be grown in containers and should be trimmed after the flowers are gone.

The sulfur compounds the predominate ones being alliin and various allyl sulfides in both garlic and ajos sacha have been studied by many and reported over the years to be able to lower cholesterol. It is especially abundant in the forests alongside the Amazon, Ucayali and Madre de Dios rivers in the Peruvian Amazon. This plant is even used as substitute for garlic in food.

Please read the Conditions of Useand Copyright Statement xlliacea this web page and web site. Semi-hardwood cuttings can be taken for propagation. The wood of the vine was reported to contain two lapachone chemicals which are well known plant chemicals of the Bignoniaceae family and documented with anticancerous and antimicrobial actions. The Wayapi put the leaves in a bath to treat feverish wlliacea. Ajos sacha is also quite well known and popular in the cities and towns in the Amazon and has a long history of use in herbal medicine systems in Peru and Brazil.

Most consider mansia plant mnsoa be “magical” or “spiritual” and capable of driving away evil spirits or used for good luck. Secondly, its specific garlic-like odor when parts of plants are crushed.

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Mansoa alliacea is a showy climbing vine for strong supportive structures. Hippeastrum hybrids Agave americana. They prepare the bark in an infusion or the leaves in a decoction for mqnsoa, arthritis, colds, uterine disorders, inflammation and epilepsy. By pruning away the vines to keep new growth in check, plants will became flowerless. Adenocalymma alliaceum, Adenocalymma pachypus, Adenocalymma sagotii, Bignonia alliacea, Pachyptera alliacea, Pseudocalymma alliaceum, Pseudocalymma pachypus, Alliacwa sagotti Common Names: The leaves are generally prepared as an infusion or decoction.

Some alliadea products of the leaves are sold in stores in Brazil and Peru, and it can be found as an msnsoa in other various multi-herb formulas for cold and flu, pain, inflammation and arthritis in general. Generally, if the bark is prepared into a natural remedy, a decoction or tincture method is used. This information is not intended to be used to diagnose, prescribe or replace proper medical care. Mansoa alliacea is great for chain link fences or any fenceor a large trellis. Mansoa alliacea is an evergreen climbing plant native to laliacea South America, where it grows wild in the tropical rainforests of Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, the Guianas and in Costa Rica.


Each stem should have at least nodes and can be stuck into a mixture of sand and compost to start the rooting process, after removing some leaves to reduce water loss.

It is considered analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic and anti-pyretic.

The terminal leaflet of mansoz plant is often modified into a tendril that helps the vine to cling onto a support. Mansoa alliacea Common name: The vine blooms heavily twice a year: Adenocalymma alliaceum Adenocalymma pachypu Adenocalymma sagotii Bignonia alliacea Pachyptera alliacea Pseudocalymma alliaceum Pseudocalymma pachypus Pseudocalymma sagotti.

It is cataloged under two main Latin names, Mansoa alliacea and Pseudocalymma alliaceumalthough several other synonyms are used as well.

Mansoa alliacea – Useful Tropical Plants

Ajos sacha is a very common and well respected plant remedy in the Amazon for the pain and inflammation of arthritis and rheumatism, as well as, colds, flu, and fever. Reduce watering in resting period.

Ajos sacha contains several of the main sulfur compounds that garlic does. Mansoa alliacea is an ornamental evergreen vine, A leader in creating a world-wide market for the important medicinal plants of the Amazon since Chemicals reported in ajos sacha thus far include: Crushed leaves smell like garlic, although of course the plant is not related to the common edible onion or garlic at all. Ajos sacha can be found growing wild in the tropical rainforests of Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, the three Guyanas, as well as Costa Rica.