This hardwood tree has weeping branches, and yellow flowers that are hermaphrodite.
They are a popular flavoring for food.
WHERE IT CAN BE FOUND:
Central America, Western and Southern South America
PROPERTIES AND USE:
Febrifuge, antimalarial, stimulant, tonic. Treats asthma and promotes dental health.
For dental health and as a natural tooth whitener, chew a small piece of bark each day. For all conditions, boil a 1-inch by 6-inch piece of bark in 1 gallon water. Steep for 30 minutes. Strain, and drink 1 cup per day.