Hercampuri has been used since the
time of the Incas for the treatments of weight loss and cholesterol.
It is also used to treat hepatic problems and as a natural blood purifier.
Hercampuri is one of the most effective herbs for
losing weight with no unpleasant side-effects. A clinical
study carried out at the University of San Marcos concluded that Hercampuri
produces a reduction of body weight together
with cholesterol. Studies on toxicity determine that
the plant is innocuous.
Hercampuri is recommended to detoxify
and protect the liver, improve the functions of the circulatory system,
dissolve and eliminate excessive fat in arteries and as a weight reducer.
Hercampuri is often taken in combination with Caigua to reduce cholesterol
and decrease cellulite. It also reduces the risks of cardiovascular
problem due to the decrease in blood cholesterol levels.
• Standard infusion: 10 g of Hercampuri
in a liter of water. Boil for 10 minutes and filter. Add lemon, sugar
or honey to sweeten.