Blue ginson is a plant belonging to the Berberidaceae family. It is rich in potassium, magnesium, gum, starch, salts, sodium, phosphoric acid, soluble resin, iron and silica, which helps in the process of treating and curing some diseases. The part of the plant that is used in this process is the root.The plant can usually be found easily in moist woodlands, near the edge of streams. The blue ginsão is a small plant, not reaching more than one meter in height.


Due to the active principles presented by the plant, it can be used in the treatment and cure of various ailments of the human body. This is due to the fact that it has a diuretic, antispasmodic, tonic, stimulant, emmenagogue, sweating and anthelmintic effect.

Among the health problems it helps to treat, rheumatism, dropsy and nervous breakdowns stand out. Another use that appears with considerable relevance is during pregnancy and childbirth, as the Indian women believe that the blue ginson strengthens the uterus and helps with childbirth.

blue ginsin tea

In natural medicine, one of the most used ways to treat health problems is through the preparation of tea. For this you will need 200 ml of filtered water and eight grams of blue ginsun root. Bring the water to a boil. When it reaches the boiling point, turn off the heat and add the plant root.

After that, the next step is to let the mixture sit for about 10 minutes. To do this, keep the container covered, which will help in the infusion process. After this time, use a sieve to remove the root, then just ingest. The recommendation is that consumption does not exceed two cups a day.