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Jurubeba has a long history of use in South America for digestive and liver conditions.* For more information about jurubeba (Solanum paniculatum), please refer to the Database File for Jurubeba in the Tropical Plant Database. To see pictures of jurubeba, click here.
Traditional Uses:* to speed digestion and stimulate digestive function; to provide relief from sour stomach, gas, bloating, and general dyspepsia; for stomach ulcers; to tone, balance, strengthen and protect the liver; to tone, balance, and strengthen the heartSuggested Use: This plant is best prepared as an infusion (tea). Use one teaspoon of powder for each cup of water. Pour boiling water over herb in cup and allow to steep 10 minutes. Strain tea (or allow settled powder to remain in the bottom of cup) and drink warm. It is traditionally taken in 1 cup amounts, 2-3 times daily. For more complete instructions on preparing herbal infusions, see the Methods for Preparing Herbal Remedies Page.