Malt cotton, also known as herbaceous cotton, amaniú, cotton and cotton, has several medicinal properties. The plant has been used in alternative treatments since centuries past.

Cultivated in countries like China and India since 500 a. C., cotton gives rise to solitary and yellow colored fruits.

Benefits of Malt Cotton Tea

Cotton tea is indicated for women who suffer from the difficulty of producing breast milk. She is also great for anyone who suffers from menstrual dysregulation as he is an emmenagogue.

The drink also helps reduce bleeding in the uterus and prostate size, treats kidney infections, rheumatism and diarrhea, fights spasms, improves cholesterol levels, is a natural diuretic, expectorant, respiratory center stimulant, emollient, oxytocic, astringent and hemostatic.

It can also be used by people who suffer from problems such as ovarian pain, herpes, infections, retained placenta, blackhead, asthma, bronchitis, endometriosis, adenomyosis, among several other diseases.


The drink can be dangerous for women who intend to become pregnant, as malt cotton tea is abortifacient. Men with oligospermia undergoing infertility treatment should also not drink the drink.

Excessive tea consumption can cause chronic fatigue, oligospermia, pulmonary congestion and diffuse bleeding.

Maltese cotton tea


  • 2 tablespoons of the plant;
  • 1 liter of water.

Preparation mode

Place the plant in water and bring to a boil. When the water reaches the ideal boil, turn off the heat and cover the container for about 10 minutes. Then strain the tea and consume up to three times a day.