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Achiote Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Achiote, Lipstick Tree, Arnotta, Annatto,
Botanical Name
Bixa Orellana
Hindi Name
Latkhan, Sendri
Homeopathic Name
Bixa Orellana   -   Mother Tincture

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Achiote Cures

Highly Effective


Action of Achiote

Nutrients in Achiote

Combines With

Taste of

Nature of


Parts Used

Seeds, Seed Pulp, Root Bark, Leaves, Shoots

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Achiote

It may not be safe for all, as it may cause allergic reactions.
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Achiote is a tree.
It is perennial.
It grows in tropical and subtropical climate.
It grows up to 20 M.
Best used for Liver Diseases and Kidney Disease.


Common Names

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Materia Medica for Achiote

Single Herb

Achiote for Diabetes

Take out the sap from the fruit of Annato. Take two tablespoon two times day.

Achiote as an Expectorant

Extract the pulp of Achiote seed. Make its decoction. Consume 10 ml of it two times a day.

Achiote for Prostate Enlargement

Boil 8 to 10 dried leaves in 1 liter water for 10 minutes. Drink 1 cup daily either warm or cold 3 times a day after meals.

Achiote for Leprosy

Make a decoction of the leaves of Annato. Take twice a day.

Achiote for Sunstroke

Prepare a decoction of the leaves of Annatto. Take two times a day.
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