Amor Seco (Desmodium adscendens) is a common name for several plants and may refer to Alchornea glandulosa, a tree species of the Acalyphoideae. Bidens pilosa, an annual herb species in the family Asteraceae. Chrysopogon aciculatus, a grass species.
Many tribes use the Amor Seco herb in the Amazon rainforest for its amazing medicinal benefits. A tea of the Amor Seco plant is given for nervousness and used in baths to treat vaginal infections. Anonymous tribes believe Amor Seco has magical powers and is taken by couples or lovers to rekindle a waning romance.
Amor Seco Information:
- Origin: South America
- Genus: Desmodium
- Commonly known as Dry love in Spanish
- Ingredients: Wild harvested Amor Seco
- Parts Used: Leaves, Aerial parts
Amor Seco (Desmodium Adscendens) Benefits:
Amor Seco is known to be rich in flavonoids, alkaloids, and chemicals are known as soyasaponins. It is considered a highly active chemical with therapeutic actions for asthma. Amor Seco also contains a chemical called astragalin, a well-known antibacterial chemical found in the famous medicinal plant astragalus.
Amor Seco’s traditional uses for infections, venereal diseases, and wounds are probably related to this particular chemical in the plant. The main chemicals found in Amor Seco include astragalin, beta-phenylethylamines, cosmosiin, cyanidin-3-o-sophoroside, dehydrosoyasaponins, hordenine, pelargonidin-3-o-rhamnoside, salsoline, soyasaponins, tectorigenin, tetrahydroisoquinolines, and tyramine.
Other Amor Seco benefits are:
- Reduces asthma
- Reduces convulsions
- Blocks histamine
- Relaxes muscles
- Cleanses blood
- Blocks allergies
- Reduces pain
- Reduces inflammation
- Dilates bronchial
- Heals Wounds