Among the most used medicinal plants in the rural communities of the Andes of Peru, is the Panti. It is a wild flower, with light lilac petals. Abundant in the rainy season.

It is taken as an infusion and is very good for respiratory conditions. Very used to prevent cough.

The grandparents used to collect and keep dry for when a family member became ill.

It can be found on the slopes or in the middle of the crop field in the rainy months that is between the months of October to March.

planta medicinal en cusco

Andean medicinal plants. This flower is called Panti, it is very good to prevent respiratory affections. for cough especially. It is drunk in infusion.

Vladimir Vargas

Quechua School Executive Director


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