The Cha de Bugre Powder that we provide meets all the
nutraceutical benefits of Cha de Bugre along with the advantages of
a product of the highest quality and purity.
Cordia salicifolia Cham, belongs to the family Boraginaceae know as Cha de Bugre, porangaba and café do matois a small tree native to Brazil and also mainly found in Brazil in Acre, Goias, Bahia and Minas Gerais states and the tropical forests of Paraguay and Argentina.
Traditionally, dried leaves of Cha de Bugre is used by the Brazilian population for a wide variety of applications such as an appetite suppressant ,mild diuretic, weight management product, even cellulite, herpes simplex, cough aid, stimulant and kin wound healer. Also, the red fruit of Cha de Bugre when is roasted and brewed is used as a coffee substitute.
Currently, the nutraceutical properties of Cha de Bugre are being studied and results in animal model shown potential hipolipidemic effect and reduced the blood levels of triglycerides.
Chemical composition of chá de bugre berries contain caffeine like coffee. Plant chemicals include allantoin, allantoic acid and potassium.
Due the nutraceutical qualities of Cha de Bugre, is use in the food industry is extending. Chá de bugre powder can be a great added value for nutraceuticals, teas, beverages, hot or cold, juices, desserts and superfoods.
Currently, The Green Labs LLC. offers the best Cha de Bugre cultivated and manufactured at our industrial plant in Brazil.
- Siqueira VL et al(2006). Pharmacological studies of Cordia salicifolia Cham in normal and diabetic rats. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, 49(2), 215-218.
- Hayashi Ket al. Antiviral activity of an extract of Cordia salicifolia on herpes simplex virus type 1.Planta Med. 1990 Oct;56(5):439-43.