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  Juliana adstringens Schld.
 
Scientific Name  Juliana adstringens Schld.
Family Name  Julianaceae
Common Name  Cuachalalate
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Other Uses  Used as an astringent and for fertility enhancement (Kay 1996). Commercial website states in traditional Aztec use it promotes "normal and regular stomach function, stimulates the appetite," (Botanic Art-Mexican Herb Tea; http://www.botanic-art.com/tea.htm, accessed 4/27/04).
Formulations used by  Informants  Commercially prepared cold infusion (Quinona).
Phytochemistry  Cholesta-7, 22-diene derivatives, damarane derivatives, julianin S (Chapman and Hall/ CRC, Version 13:1; 1982-2005)
Potential Adverse  Effects  No clinical adverse effects were found.
Potential Medication  Interactions  No clinical medication interactions were found.
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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