- Extract from Organic Pink Peppercorn (Schinus terebinthifolius) Dried Fruit
- All Natural Herbal Supplements
- GMO FREE
- MADE IN USA
- NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS
Parts Used: Fruit
Country of Origin: Brazil
Brazilian peppertree, having the scientific name Schinus terebinthifolia, is a sprawling, evergreen, shrub-like flowering plant from the family Anacardiaceae, commonly known as the cashew family. The plant can grow as high as 30 to 40 feet and produces white flowers and berry-like fruits, which are green when produced but turn red upon maturity.
Brazilian peppertree is also known with the common names of rose pepper, aroeira, wilelaiki (also spelled as wililaiki), broadleaved pepper tree, Florida holly, and Christmasberry tree.
Benefits and Uses
- High blood pressure
- Irregular heartbeat
- Infections of the urinary tract
- Issues related to menstruation
- Symptoms of stress and depression
Brazilian Peppertree is the source of:
- Flavones flavanones
Throughout its native range, Brazilian peppertree has been believed to have anti-bacterial, anti-viral, and antiseptic properties. It has been used for colds, inflammation, digestive issues, skin and joints problems, ulcers, and respiratory issues.
In today’s herbal industry, Brazilian peppertree fruit is used for a range of health issues, including but not limited to respiratory issues, inflammation, various infections, wounds, and bleeding. It is also beneficial for regulating blood pressure and irregular heartbeat and for relieving symptoms of extreme stress.
Some recent research studies have found that certain compounds present in the fruit of Brazilian peppertree can be effective against a specific group of gram-positive bacteria, called MRSA. They have been found to stop the bacteria from producing their toxin that damages tissues as well as to suppress their communication pathway. However, more research needs to be carried out before any conclusive statement can be issued.
* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, mitigate, or prevent any disease. Results may vary based on individual user and are not guaranteed.
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