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Re: Amazonian Herbal Liqueurs

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  • waljaco
    Ingredients for 7 raices or 7 root blend are given at - http://www.awherbals.com/products1.html Other blends use also - Huacapurana (Campsiandra
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 4, 2003
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      Ingredients for '7 raices' or '7 root blend' are given at -
      http://www.awherbals.com/products1.html

      Other blends use also -
      Huacapurana (Campsiandra angustifolia)
      Azucar huayo (Hymenaea courbaril)
      Murure (Trymotococus pararnsis)

      Wal


      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "waljaco" <waljaco@h...> wrote:
      > The local indigenous peoples of South America used local herbs for
      > medicinal and recreational purposes. The European settlers also
      > utilised these herbs to make herbal alcoholic infusions, the most
      > well known herb being quinine bark which is effective against
      malaria.
      > But there are other herbs that are used for which I have no
      details -
      > 1) Siete Raices ('7 roots')
      > 2) Veinti uno Raices ('21 roots')
      > 3) Rompe Calzon ('Britches buster', obviously an aphrodisiac!)
      > 4) Chuchuhuasi (Bark of Maytenus krukovii tree infused in
      aguardiente)
      >
      > (Possibly Hector Landaeta can help here)
      >
      > Some of the herbs that are used are -
      > Clavo Huasca (vine wood or leaf of Tyanthus panurensis)
      > Iporuru (bark of Ilchornea castaneifolia)
      > Chuchuasi, Chuchasha (bark from Maytenus krukovii)
      > Maca (root of Lepidium peruvianum)
      >
      > In Colombia raw rum (aguardiente) flavored with aniseed ('Doble
      > anis') is a popular drink, as it is in Spain. For some pictures of
      > locals enjoying the seductive drink see -
      > http://www.anisado.com/
      >
      > Wal
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