Bugambilia and its medicinal properties

Bugambilia has various healing qualities, in addition to being a beautiful flower, it can help relieve respiratory diseases. Discover them!

Scientific name: Bougainvillea glabra Choisy Fam.

Family: Nyctaginaceae

Common name: Bugambilia

The plant bougainvillea receives wide medicinal use in the central and southern states of the Mexican territory, mainly in cases of respiratory conditions such as cough, asthma, bronchitis, u and pertussis. Flowers and bracts are used for their treatment, as well as their preparation in cooking, which is administered orally.

For these cases, it is recommended to drink hot bugambilia tea three times a day for 72 hours. Stop treatment for a week and repeat until you feel improvement.

The infusion of Bugambilia with other plants such as tulip, orange, cinnamon, and thyme is also recommended to be taken as a tea.

Bugambilia also serves as a good treatment for the skin since its antiseptic properties so it helps prevent acne and peeling.

The bush has also proven effective in treating children’s allergy, stomach ache, and urination.

According to specialists, Bugambilia is a climbing bush that extends over buildings and other trees Its woody stem has thorns and its leaves are elongated. It has three flowers surrounded by bracts or leaves of striking colors. It is native to Brazil and lives in warm, semi-warm, semi-dry and temperate climates.

Bougainvillea is cultivated in gardens and grows associated with the tropical rainforest caducifoiia, perennifolia, xerophilous scrub, mesophyll mountain, oak and mixed pine forests.

Source: mexicodesconocido.com.mx

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