Botanical Name: Amphipetyglum Adstringens
What parts of the cuachalalate are used?
The cuachalalate's bark is highly sought after. In Latin America, cuachalalate is typically consumed as a tea or often mixed with other herbs depending on the practitioner’s health or flavor needs.
How do you identify cuachalalate and where is it grown?
Cuachalalate is a tree that grows to 5m in height. Used medicinally for thousands of years in Mexico, it is most sought after for its hearty bark and the demand for it was so high the plant nearly went extinct in the early 2000s.
Take 1 bag of tea and add it to 8 ounces of hot water. Steep for 10-15 minutes. Allow tea to cool down and enjoy!
Usually Prepared With:
This bark may be prepared with Dandelion leaf, Dandelion root, Fennel, Fenugreek, Gentian root, Milk Thistle seed or Yellow Dock root.