The popcorn flower, also known as árbol del Hermano Pedro, grows to 50 feet high, and has
fleshly, elliptic leaves, white funnel-shaped flowers, and fleshy yellowish-green fruit.
WHERE IT CAN BE FOUND:
Parts of southern Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras, Panama, Guatemala
PROPERTIES AND USE:
Astringent, antifungal, digestive, analgesic, sedative, hypotensive, antidepressant, stops menstruation, and treats toothache, halitosis, heart disease
For all conditions, pour 1 cup boiling water over 2 teaspoons dried flowers. Drink warm. For hair loss, boil 1 cup dried flowers in 1 gallon water. Cool, and use as a rinse on clean hair.