Carqueja is an ally against diabetes and helps in weight loss

Mateus Hidalgo’s photo on    Carqueja infusion has a bitter taste but is of great help in purifying and detoxifying the blood and the liver.

Carqueja (Baccharis trimera)


Antibiotic, antidiarrheal, anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, diuretic and depurative…


Start by soaking two teaspoons of dry Carqueja for a few minutes in a little cold water placed in a cup. Then add water heated to 90°C (when the water starts to boil) and cover for 10 minutes. Once cooled, it is ready to be consumed (see here how to make an infusion).


  • Mouth ulcers,
  • tonsillitis,
  • anemia (caused by blood loss),
  • stomach pains,
  • bronchitis,
  • cholesterol,
  • diabetes,
  • fever,
  • liver (purify and detoxify),
  • boosts immunity,
  • gastroenteritis,
  • gout,
  • flu,
  • poor blood circulation,
  • poor digestion,
  • gastric disorders,
  • constipation,
  • rheumatism,
  • blood (purify and detoxify),
  • gallbladder…


Pregnant (may cause miscarriage) and lactating women, anyone with hypertension. Each body is different, it is, therefore, important to be aware of any incompatibility, total or momentary, generated by its ingestion.

This text is an awareness. Depending on the season and the moment in which you are, it is up to each Being to feel whether it should consume this food. The dosage and frequency depend on the nature and physical condition of each Human Being.

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