(tinctura MARANTA ARUNDINACEA)
from AMAZON HERBS®
Arrowroot is indigenous to tropical South - and Central America. The starchy powder of the dried rhizomes (underground stem system) is used.
This plant has antioxidant activity and hypolipidemic effect. It is a natural immune system booster and has powerful anti-inflammatory properties. Works naturally against intestinal disorders (acute diarrhea) and treats Urinary Tract Infections (UTIís).
Improves circulation and blood pressure and lowers cholesterol.
Bio-active compounds (alkaloids, carbohydrate, cardiac glycosides, aminoacids, phenolic compounds, terpenoids, saponins, flavones, gum).
Also present, vitamins and minerals.
High amounts of potassium in arrowroot help soften the blood vessels and arteries; this helps to prevent high blood pressure, heart attacks and strokes. It also stimulate brain health.
Arrowroot lowers cholesterol; stimulates bile production (increases cholesterol uptake by the gallbladder for bile synthesis).
The rhizome extracts have immunostimulatory effects (boost the immune system).
Tincture: (dried root liquid extract): 1- 3 ml. daily.
Infusion (herbal tea):
Evaluation of immunostimulatory effect of the arrowroot (Maranta arundinacea. L) in vitro and in vivo.
Ika Dyah Kumalasari, Eni Harmayani (corresponding author), Lily Arsanti Lestari, Sri Raharjo, Widya Asmara, Kosuke Nishi, and Takuya Sugahara (corresponding author).
The above presentation is for informational and educational purposes only.
It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage.
For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over - the - counter medication (OTC) is also available.
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