More About Ishpingo Tincture – From Ecuador
Popularly known as American Cinnamon (or “Ceneleiro”, in Portuguese) and scientifically known as Ocotea quixos, the plant that receives the name Ishpinko/Ishpingo in the Quechua language is frequently used in the making of oils (especially its leaves and flowers) and in the production of “American” cinnamon sticks (made from its bark).
You can read more about the intricate history of Ocotea quixos here!
This Amazon rainforest native plant has been used as an organic and sacred method of healing since the times of the Inca people, and is still nowadays used both for culinary and ritualistic purposes. Medicinally speaking, it can be of great aid in treatments related to digestive issues and skin disorders.
It is rich in manganese, calcium, iron, and antioxidants, and recent studies have elected Ishpingo as a potent agent in the improvement of anemia, arthritis, bacterial issues related to urinary infections, and edemas.