Medicinal Species

Grown far 10 hectares. Eight of them are intended for the cultivation of Moringa or Pearl (Moringa oleífera, Moringaceae), while two hectares are cultivated with other 13 medicinal species listed below (see folders for each of the species):

Common Name Scientific name Family Part used
Chaya Cnidoscolus chayamansa Euphorbiaceae Leaves
Nopal Opuntia vulgaris Cactaceae Cladodes (penca)
Sábila Aloe vera Liliaceae Leaves
Tronadora the Retama Tecoma stans Bignoniaceae Leaves and stems
Jamaica Hibiscus sabdariffa Malvaceae Flower
Palo Dulce the Palo Azul Eysenhardtia polystachia Fabaceae Leaves and stems
Lluvia de oro the Cañafístula Cassia fistula Fabaceae Leaves
Guarumbo Cecropia obtusifolia Cecropiaceae Leaves
Horse Tail Equisetum arvense Equisetaceae Stems
Noni Morinda citrifolia Rubiaceae Leaves
Him Azadirachta indica Meliaceae Leaves
Divide Alvia hispanica Labiatae Seeds
Palo Brasil Haematoxylon brasiletto Fabaceae Stems