15 Graines Poivrier du brésil, Schinus terebinthifolius

15 Graines Poivrier du brésil, Schinus terebinthifolius

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Brazil pepper, pink pepper, Schinus terebinthifolius |

Schinus terebinthifolius1, The false peaks, is a species of plants dicotyledons of the family  anacardiaceae, originally fromSouth America. It is a tree Dioic, with persistent leaves, whose fruits constitute thespice known by the names of " pink berries " or " Pink pepper ”.

Originally fromSouth America (Brazil), it is now exploited for its bays in other tropical regions, such as Reunion or Madagascar. This species behaves in certain regions, notably in the United States[réf. souhaitée] and in New Caledonia2, like an adventitious Aggressive woody, sometimes becoming a Invasive plant.

Vernacular names

pink bay, incense, false pepper, brown pepper, pink pepper, America's pepper, Brazil pepper3.

15 seeds - soak the seeds 24 hours in the water before sowing to 18/20 ° C

Schinus terebinthifolius is a tree which can reach 3 to 10 meters, occasionally 15 meters, high4,3, with an trunk of 10-30 CM in diameter (sometimes 60 CM)3.

Its leaves, persistent, alternate, imparipennated from 7.5 to 15 CM Long, generally have 5, 7 or 9 leaflets elliptical or oblong, sessile opposites , except the last3. The blade is whole or serrated, its base and its summit are in the corner5.

The fruits, called " pink berries ", are Drupes from 4 to 5 millimeters in diameter, grouped in dense clusters, bright red color, retaining the chalice Base, with an aromatic brunette pulp, slightly bitter. They contain a Graine elliptical, light brown, less than 3 MM Long3,4, have a peppery odor.The bark is brown and slightly pustular5.The secret tree A sap Resinous fragrant, suggesting turpentine, becoming blackish when exposed to air3.The species, originally from Brazil7, was introduced in various tropical regions where it has often been very invasiveThe fact that the Schinus terebinthifolius supports the shadow well and produces a lot of fruit whose seeds germinate easily contributes to explaining its proliferation5Schinus terebinthifolius is the subject of a vast repertoire of traditional medicine where it is indigenous. Almost all parts of this tropical tree, including leaves, bark, fruits, seeds, resin andoleoresin (or balm), were used for medicinal purposes by the Indigenous peoples of the tropics. The plant has a very long story of use and appears in ancient religious artifacts and on idols in some of the ancient Amerindians in Chile. In the entireSouth America andCentral America, Brazil pepper is considered Astringent, Antibacterial, Diuretics, digestive stimulant, tonic, Antiviral and Healing. In Peru, the sap is used as a light laxative and a diuretic and the whole plant is used externally for fractures and as antiseptic .Oléoresin is used externally as healing, to stop bleeding and for teeth and internally for rheumatism and as purgative. In South Africa, a leaf tea is used to treat colds and a decoction of leaves is inhaled for colds,hypertension, depression and irregular heartbeat . In Brazilian Amazon, a bark infusion is used as laxative and an infusion of bark and leaves is used as stimulant and antidepressant. In Argentina, a decoction is made with dried leaves and is taken for menstrual disorders and is also used for infections and respiratory and urinary tract disorders.

Contents subject to the CC-BY-SA license 3.0. Source : article Schinus terebinthifolius by Wikipedia in French (Authors)

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