The red napkin bears the scientific name of  Cuphea carthagenensis  and is also popularly known as balsamona, chiagari, seven sangrias, Pinto’s foot, cuféa and blood herb.

The herb is often used as an ingredient to help treat people suffering from high blood pressure, eczema, psoriasis and other skin conditions, respiratory problems and arteriosclerosis.

The use of red dope can also be used for therapeutic purposes such as diaphoretics, diuretics, laxatives, helps to clean the blood and eliminate uric acid from the body.

It also helps to reduce cholesterol levels, reduces leg swelling, helps to clean the stomach and intestines, also contributes to weight loss, treats venereal affections, if taken without exaggeration, helps cure diarrhea, prevents rheumatism, syphilis and ulcers , lowers fever, treats insomnia and provides a lighter and calmer sleep.

red rapeseed tea


-1 tablespoon and a half (tablespoon) of flowers and leaves of the herb;
-1 liter of water.

Preparation mode

Bring the water to a boil and add the remaining ingredients. Once the drink has boiled, turn off the heat and smother the container for about 10 minutes. Try to drink a cup of the drink before your main meals. Before ingesting, strain the drink.


Children, pregnant women and nursing mothers should avoid consuming red canopy tea. If used in excess, the drink can cause sudden drops in blood pressure and diarrhea. The most suitable thing is to seek professional assistance before starting to drink the drink made from the herb.