What is Ajo Sacha?
Medicinal properties of Ajo Sacha:
This plant has analgesic, antirheumatic properties and is used for the treatment of arthritis. It is used as an antiallergic and against muscle tension. To apply the plant to the affected areas, it must be macerated (leaves, stems and roots) and applied to them. It also has insect repellent properties and is also used as an antibacterial.
- While you are applying it the leaves that are crushed and soaked in the water for bathing is an effective way that will purify your body before you enter the ceremony. This also helps to eliminate any kind of toxic element. As well as when leaves crushed, emit an odor of garlic, with a hint of onion.
- The plant dieta of Ajo Sacha starts by drinking a cold tincture of the roots. The roots are usually soaked in the cold water for 12 to 24 hours. However, the number of roots that has to be infused in the tonic will be decided by the Shamam.
- There will be a curendero who will prepare the medicine and bless it with their prayer songs and jungle tobacco (mapacho). Then at 6 AM, the Shamam will arrive at your Tambo where you stay and then direct you how you will intake the drink.
- There are lots of benefits of the Ajo Sachs plant dieta. It is considered to be an anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, and analgesic. And it is also hugely used to treat diseases like rheumatism, injuries, uterine disorder, arthritis, body aches and pain, colds, epilepsy, and many others.
- It is commonly grow into a cluster of vines and contains several of the main sulfur compounds that garlic does, such as allicin and ursolic acid.
- It also cures many digestive issues such as Candida overgrowth along with other intestinal issues. The diet is considered to clean the blood while purifying the body. Moreover, it also opens up the psyche and other channels which allows the Ayahuasca brew to combine with the physical body smoothly and provide more benefits.
It is start growing in rainy season, usually in the month of November and December in the Amezon region. Ajo Sacha usually reach more than 2 meters in height and grow at great speed if conditions are right. According to researchgate ,”Ajo Sacha grows in tropical areas of primary forest with rainfalls from 1800 to 3500 mm/year, in clay or sandy soils rich in organic matter, shaded or poorly shaded areas, temperatures between 20 to 26ºC, away from puddles because it is not resistant to floods.”
According to some research its flavor could vary in intensity according to the seasons, its mild flavor can go from a slight taste to onion, onion, pepper and pepper, giving the end a spicy touch as characteristic of all plants, that present a similarity to Allium Sativum (common sense) which allows a lot to be combined with all kinds of preparations.
Ajo Sacha Vine and Flowering Properties:
Its flowers are very beautiful; corsages of white, purple and nuanced flowers are observed. This spectacular flowering vine is better known abroad than in it’s native places like Brazil and it is easy to check this information, just type Garlic Vine on the search sites and hundreds of articles and images about the plant appear on sites in other countries around the world.
This vine is very vigorous and extremely floriferous, it blooms several times during the year, its flowering appears in great quantity with compact and rounded inflorescences. The newly bloomed flowers are pinkish-purple in color and as they become more mature they change to very light pink, almost white, resulting in a very interesting visual effect, similar to that of manacás.
More information about Ajo Sacha ( Mansoa alliacea):
Scientific Name: Mansoa alliacea
Synonym: Cydista aequinoctialis, Adenocalymma alliaceum, Adenocalymma pachypus, Adenocalymma sagotii, Bignonia alliacea, Pachyptera alliacea, Pseudocalymma alliaceum, Pseudocalymma pachypus, Pseudocalymma sagotti
Popular Names: Garlic vine, Garlic vine, Garlic
Soils: Various types of soils, preferably those rich in organic matter and unpacked.
Climate: Equatorial, Subtropical, Tropical
Origin: Central America, South America, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guyana, French Guiana, Peru
Height: 3.6 to 4.7 meters
Brightness: Half Shade, Full Sun
Life Cycle: Perennial