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Alternative Names

Vassourinha, Anisillo, Bitterbroom, Boroemia, Broomweed, Brum Sirpi, Escobilla, Mastuerzo, Piqui Pichana, Pottipooli, Sweet Broom, Tapixava, Tupixaba, Licorice Weed

Scientific Name

Scoparia Dulcis

Why Do People Use Vassourinha?

Oral preparations of Scoparia dulcis (Vassourinha), like vassourinha powder, are used for anemia, during childbirth, bronchitis, cough, fever, as an emetic, hyperglycemia, retinitis, as a refrigerant, venereal, for stone, ketonuria, cicatrizant, diarrhea, diabetes, dysentery, as a diuretic, for albuminuria, inset/animal bite (snake bike), as an aphrodisiac, for leprosy, kidney stones, as a purgative, for menstrual Disorders, toothache and for vermifuge.

Is It Safe To Use?

Avoid During Pregnancy - Scoparia dulcis is an abortifacient, so should be avoided during pregnancy. A particular extract of vassourinha have revealed that hypoglycemic activity of this herb may significantly decrease blood sugar levels in rats. Therefore, it is contraindicated in individuals suffering from hypoglycemia. Diabetic patient should be cautious about their blood glucose levels particularly when they use vassourinha.

How Effective Is Vassourinha?

There is no information available about the effectiveness of vassourinha powder.

How Vassourinha Works?

Scoparia dulcis consists of a number of constituents such as amyrin, acacetin, scopadulcic acid A & B, scoparic acid A thru C, benzoxazin, apigenin, benzoxazolinone, cynaroside, coumaric acid, dulcinol, scopadulin, scutellarein, scoparinol, sitosterol, daucosterol, friedelin, dulcioic acid, glutinol, gentisic acid, ifflaionic acid, hymenoxin, luteolin, linarin, scopadiol, mannitol, scopadulciol, benzoxazolin, cirsimarin, betulinic acid, coixol, cirsitakaoside, scutellarin, taraxerol, stigmasterol, vitexin and vicenin.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Vassourinha?

Vassourinha powder should be used after recommendations of your physician. Physicians do not recommend its use with antidepressants and barbiturates because of the additive hypoglycemic effects.

How Vassourinha Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

There is no interaction between vassourinha powder and various supplements & herbs.

How Vassourinha Interacts With Drugs?

There are chances that Scoparia dulcis may increase the effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, antidepressants and barbiturates.

How Vassourinha Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Vassourinha Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Vassourinha Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Vassourinha?

The typical therapeutic dosage generally consumed in the South America is one cup of a standard infusion two times daily or in a quantity of of 2 to 3 g two times every day.



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

Vassourinha 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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