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Herbal practitioners in both South and North America today rely on mullaca for various bacterial and viral infections as well as a complementary therapy for cancer and leukemia.* For more information about mullaca (Physalis angulata), please refer to the Database File for Mullaca in the Tropical Plant Database. To see pictures of mullaca, click here.
Traditional Uses:* for bacterial infections of all kinds; for cancer and leukemia; for mycoplasma and mycobacteria infections, for skin diseases (dermatitis, psoriasis, skin infections, rosaceae, scleroderma, etc.); for viral infections of all kindsSuggested 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 ½ to 1 cup dosages, 2-3 times daily. For more complete instructions on preparing herbal infusions see the Methods for Preparing Herbal Remedies Page.