Justicia spicigera is an aquatic plant native to Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Nicaragua. It has wide, dark green leaves, and red or yellow pole-like flowers and grows in shrubs that grow up to 5m high.
BENEFITS OF MUICLE
Most commonly Justicia is ingested as a tea to remedy dengue, to control heart disease, increase circulation, and the fruit is used to treat respiratory conditions. It is also commonly used as a digestive aid for constipation, and as a remedy for menstrual cramps and other muscle pains.
HOW TO CONSUME MUICLE
Justicia is most commonly consumed as a tea, or applied externally as an antifungal and antibacterial remedy for skin or taken in capsule form.