Medicinal Plants

Portulaca oleraceas
KoupyƩ as a cooling is taken for one to three weeks before purging. For worms in children, make a tea. The green leaves are ground, mixed with lard and used as a poultice for any swelling. Or, if a woman has a clot of blood, the leaves are boiled, removed from the water and vinegar added for a poultice placed under naval. She should then drink the water cold. koupyƩ is also eaten raw