APPLICATIONS AND DOSAGE.|
QUASSIA AMARA - QUASSIA.
(100 % quassia chopped wood)
Used to treat: nausea (stomach upset), loss of appetite, worm- and parasite infections, parasite- and bacterial infections in the liver.
In traditional medicine in Surinam, quassia is used for carcinoma, debility, dyspepsia, fever, heptoses, hyperglycemia, malaria, snakebite and spasms and the bark is considered to be aperitif, depurative, insecticidal, laxative, stomachic, tonic, and vermifuge.
Quassia can also be used in such cases as anorexia nervosa and digestive sluggishness
Quassia is very effective as a liver and pancreatic support.
It is also very effective as an anti-malaria remedy (curative and preventive)
Quassinoids (quassimarin, quassol, quassin, neoquassin, isoquassin, 18- hydroxyquassin, quasinol), alkaloids, beta-sitostenone, calcium tartrate, gallic acid, mallic acid, potassium acetate, simalikalactone D
Tincture: 1- 3 ml. twice a day (1 – 3 full pipettes in water)
Cold infusion: a whiskey shot-glass daily
Make 1 cup: 2 -3 heaped tsp. with warm - to hot water and take from this.
Antimalarial remedies in French Guiana: a knowledge attitudes and practices study. Vigneron M, Deparis X, Deharo E, Bourdy G.
Antibacterial and antifungal activities of Quassia undulata and Quassia amara extracts in vitro. Ajaiyeoba EO, Krebs HC.
Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. email@example.com
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