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Alternative Names

Bugrinho, Bois d'ine, Brazilian Diet Pill, Cafe do Mato, Coquelicot, Cha De Bugre, Cafezinho, Cha-de-Negro-Mina , Coffee of the Woods, Cafe de Bugre, Claraiba, Café de la Forêt, Cha de Frade, Café des Bois, Chá de Bugre, Grao-do-Porco, Louro-Mole, Laranjeira-do-Mato, Louro-Salgueiro, Porangaba, Pilule Amincissante Brésilienne, Rabugem CAUTION: Please refer to listing for Tinospora cordifolia

Scientific Name

Cordia Salicifolia Cham

Why Do People Use Cha De Bugre?

Oral preparation of Cordia ecalyculata (Cha De Bugre) include Cha De Bugre powder and is used: • For aiding obesity and weight loss. • As a treatment for cardiovascular diseases. It is believed to boost heart function and circulation. • For the treatment of cellulite. • As a fever relieving agent. • As a relief from cough. • In the treatment of infections like herpes, viral hepatitis and serious conditions like cancer. • For the treatment of edema. • As an adjuvant treatment for gout. Topically wound healing is the basic purpose for use of Cha De Bugre topical preparations.

Is It Safe To Use?

There is lack of authentic information to rate the safety of Cha De Bugre Powder. Lactation & Pregnancy - Lactating and pregnant females should avoid the use of Cordia ecalyculata due to lack of authentic information regarding its safety.

How Effective Is Cha De Bugre?

There is lack of information to rate the effectiveness of Cordia ecalyculata (Cha De Bugre) or Cha De Bugre Powder.

How Cha De Bugre Works?

Leaves and fruits make the applicable part of Cordia ecalyculata. Cha De Bugre powder is believed to have a number of pharmacological effects but mainly it functions to suppress appetite. It is also said that its use can help with cardiovascular diseases, cellulite and can function as a diuretic. Moreover, it also possesses antipyretic and antimicrobial actions. Although Cha De Bugre is claimed to possess aforementioned properties but there is no scientific evidence that could back these claims. There is insufficient scientific information regarding the mechanism of action of the active constituents of Cha De Bugre Powder.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Cha De Bugre?

There are no known adverse reactions of Cordia ecalyculata.

How Cha De Bugre Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

There is no known interactions of Cha De Bugre powder with different supplements and herbs.

How Cha De Bugre Interacts With Drugs?

Following is how Cordia ecalyculata interacts with different drugs: Lithium The interaction of Cha De Bugre powder with lithium is of moderate nature and caution should be observed. Cha De Bugre is believed to increase the urine output of kidneys. Therefore, it may decrease the excretion of lithium and increase the concentration of this drug in the body. Thus, dose of lithium might need to be readjusted during the use of Cordia ecalyculata.

How Cha De Bugre Interacts With Foods?

There is no known interaction of Cha De Bugre powder with food items.

How Cha De Bugre Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known,

How Cha De Bugre Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Little is known about the interaction of Cordia ecalyculata with different diseases or conditions.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Cha De Bugre?

There is no typical dose of Cha De Bugre powder.


Cordia ecalyculata (Cha De Bugre) is native to Brazil and is also very commonly found in the jungles of Argentina and Paraguay. The fruits obtained from this tree looks very similar to the beans of coffee. People sometimes use this fruit is place of coffee. This fruit is roasted and is converted into brewed into a drink. Therefore, it is also known as café de mato/the coffee of the woods. Cha De Bugre is very commonly used in weight loss supplements and pills in Brazil. Cordia ecalyculata containing weight loss pills are now becoming popular outside Brazil in North America too. Some of the Brazilian Cha De Bugre powder containing weight loss pills are thought to contain to tranquilizers and amphetamines.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Cha De Bugre Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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