Tiwai

Other Names:

Lagrimas De La Virgen, Tears Of The Virgin

Benefits

  • Antibacterial
  • Antimicrobial
  • Antimycotoxins
  • Wound-healing
  • Antiinflammatory
  • Antivirual

Tiwai


Eleutherine americana

Tiwai (Eleutherine americana) is a medicinal plant that is native to tropical America. E. e americana extract is used commonly as a food preservative worldwide. It contains compounds from three main groups--anthraquinones, naphtoquinones, and naphtalenes.

Antibacterial: E. americana may help provide some protection against invasion by campylobacter, Staphylococcus aureus, and Streptococcous mutans.

References

Mountain Rose Herbs