Boldo Leaf Wildcrafted C/S - 1 oz



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Peumus boldus

COMMON NAMES: Peumus boldus, Boldea fragrans, Boldine, Boldoak Boldea, Boldo Folium, Boldus, Boldus Boldus, Peumus fragrans.

PLANT FAMILY: Monimiaceae

ABOUT: Boldo is an evergreen shrub most commonly found in Chile, but also occurring in other parts of South America including Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, and Peru. The plant has since become naturalized outside its native range, with small populations in Europe and Africa. The waxy leaves are highly aromatic to the point of being unpleasantly pungent when crushed. The boldo plant produces small green fruits that are sweet with a pleasant taste.

CONSTITUENTS: Alkaloids (boldine) and flavonoids, as well as ascaridole, camphor, cineole, linalool, limonene, b-pinene, rhamnetin, isorhamnetin, kaempferol, resin, and tannins.

PLANT PARTS USED: Dried leaf.

TYPICAL PREPARATIONS Teas and infusions, in a capsule, powder for smoothies, or extract.

PRECAUTIONS: Boldo is contraindicated in obstructed bile duct. Seek advice from a practitioner if you have/had liver or kidney disease.

For educational purposes only This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.

This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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