Ocotea quixos | Leaves | Ishpingo


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Ocotea tea leaves derive from a female Ecuadorian evergreen tree, and are commonly used as spices called Ishpingo. It originates in the Ecuadorian Amazon Jungle.

Ocotea Quixos is popularly found in pill, essential oil, and dried leaf forms. It can be effective in small doses and has been growing in popularity over the past decade. Ocotea is an important part of numerous cultures and has medicinal as well as anecdotal value.

Its leaves and extracts have also been used in cooking. The cinnamon like flavor and smell have made it the basis for numerous recipes. Not only does it taste good, but its good for you.

Properties of Ocotea Quixos Leaves

This spice is similar in character to cinnamon, deriving from a tree in the same family, however, its actual level of cinnamaldehyde is less than 5%, compared to its cousin, at up to 50%, meaning that it is less toxic and less likely to cause skin irritations. When taken internally Ishpingo may help reduce blood sugar levels.

Research has shown that this plant can contribute to anti-inflammatory affects and can potentially decrease diabetes when taken over time. It has been used by traditional healers and practitioners for decades as a tool for cleansing and revitalization.

Its warm and spicy aroma is mentally relaxing, affecting the sacral and solar plexus chakras.

Get the freshest Ocotea leaves with the most authentic flavor and potency. Our lab tested results make sure you are getting the best batch everytime. We also offer fast shipping so you can get the highest quality product in the least amount of time. Guaranteed freshness and fair trade status make this brand the best one when considering Ocotea leaves. With certified authentic status and convenient packaging, you will be able to preserve the Ocotea leaves for an extended period of time.

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150 gr, 75 gr


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