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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Generally, if the bark is prepared into a natural remedy, a decoction or tincture method is used. Ajos sacha produces bright green leaves up to 15 cm long and beautiful ,ansoa lavender flowers with a white throat that fade to a pale lavender, then to almost white. The information contained in this plant database file is intended for education, entertainment and information purposes only. In the tropics and in the Amazon rainforest, the leaves are even used as a condiment or spice for its garlic flavor and odor.

Mansoa alliacea is an evergreen climbing plant native to tropical South America, where it grows wild in the tropical rainforests of Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, the Guianas and in Costa Rica.

All three flower colors can be found on the plant simultaneously. Reduce watering in resting period. Growing Habit Climber Ground cover. Although alliavea plant accept half-shade, but positioning them in a totally shaded location, should be avoided. The leaves mansow thought to have best the broad spectrum actions and generally they are prepared into decoctions, tinctures, and capsules.

Mansoa alliacea Common name: Please refer to our Conditions of Use for using this plant database file and web site. Created by Leslie Taylor. The Creoles in Guyana use the leaves in baths for cramps and fatigue and the Tapajos in Brazil use it in baths for body aches and the flu.


Who’s Online 0 Members. Mansoa alliacea serves a two in one purpose of air purification and treatments as will be mentioned bellow.

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It is one of the most rewarding flowering vines, bearing beautiful lavender hued bell shaped flowers. Move the young plants of Mansoa alliacea into pots one alliacex two size lagers in summer.

Outdoors, plant the Mansoa alliacea in alliaceaa sun position. The Wayapi put the leaves in a bath to treat feverish conditions. It is especially abundant in the forests near the Amazon, Ucayali and in the Peruvian Amazon. The Shipibo-Conibo prepare the bark into a poultice to use alliacra bumps, swellings and inflammatory conditions of the skin.

Hence it is recommended to grow it on a strong timber trellis in an exposed area where it can receive direct sunshine for most of the day.

The entire plant — roots, stems and leaves — is used in herbal medicine systems in Peru and Brazil. The Tropical Plant Database. Ajos sacha is properly classified in the Mansoa taxon which include about 15 other species some of which also smell like allixcea and are distributed throughout tropical South America.

The Mansoa alliacea species of ajos sacha is found mostly in Peru. It is considered analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic and anti-pyretic.

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Crushed leaves smell like garlic, although of course the plant is not related to the common edible onion or garlic at all. Requires regular watering, especially during the flowering period.

Mansoa alliacea is an ornamental evergreen vine, Most consider the plant to be “magical” or “spiritual” and capable of driving away evil spirits or used for good luck. Water just enough to make the potting mixture moist, but allow the top centimeter 0. 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. It is these com-pounds which are responsible for the garlic-like odor and taste of ajos sacha.


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It is called “garlic vine” here in the United States. Mansoa alliacea is a vine with a moderate growth rate. It grows into a semi-woody vine that attaches itself around allicea trunk of a large tree for support as it climbs skywards to reach for sunlight. The Ese’eja Indians prepare a leaf tea for colds, while the Amuesha use a leaf tea to aid fertility.

It is especially abundant in the forests alongside the Amazon, Ucayali and Madre de Dios rivers in the Peruvian Amazon. Hippeastrum hybrids Agave americana. Apply standard liquid fertiliser once every two weeks during the active growth period.

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The plant described herein is not intended to treat, cure, diagnose, mitigate or prevent any disease.

Other Brazilian researchers reported in that maneoa ethanol leaf extract of this plant demonstrated vasodilator actions in rats and attributed this action, at least in part, to the leaves’ antioxidant chemicals. The root is prepared in a cane alcohol tincture as an overall regenerative whole body tonic. The leaves, tied in bunches, can often be found in local huts and houses for this purpose, or, the leaves are burned as smudge over people or in houses to “cleanse the spirit” or to bring good luck.

Mansoa alliacea does well in compost-enriched soil that is well-draining.