Wormseed - Paico
(Chenopodium ambrosioides L.)
This dried whole plant from the Amazon is used in very small amounts (less than 5 grams) for short periods of time as a digestive aid, to treat colic, gastritis, heartburn, cystitis, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, gas, diabetes, protects the liver, uterine fibroids, menstrual regulator, tumors, ulcers, intestinal parasites, rheumatism, skin infections, and cancer.
For skin infections: In 2 liters of water add 2 tablespoons of the product boil 3 minutes, let stand and sift. Apply to the affected area.
As an incense: To call on the ancestors.
As a tea: Boil 8 oz water, add 1 teaspoon of the herbs (you can use a tea ball, french press, or other way to strain herbs if you don't want it to be as "earthy"), steep 15 minutes, drink warm or cool. Sweeten as desired, I prefer honey.
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