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Piri-piri also has a long history of use in herbal medicine systems in South America.* It is a very common remedy to treat nausea, vomiting, stomachaches, and intestinal gas throughout the continent.* For more information about piri-piri (Cyperus articulatus), please refer to the Database File for Piri-Piri in the Tropical Plant Database. To see pictures of piri-piri, click here.
Traditional Uses:* for vomiting and nausea; for digestive and intestinal disorders; for stress, anxiety, and nervousness; for intestinal worms; for epilepsy and convulsionsSuggested Use:* Piri-piri is traditionally prepared in a cold maceration. Simply stir 1 teaspoon of the powder into a cup of water or juice and drink twice daily. It can also be stuffed into capsules or prepared as a tea (1 tsp of powder to a cup of hot water). For more complete instrutions on preparing herbal remedies see the Methods for Preparing Herbal Remedies Page.