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Geranium dielsianum Knuth


Diabetes, chronic diarrhea, inflammation of the throat, herpes, bleeding ...


Composition :
100% Geranium dielsianum herba (entire green plant) - 250 mg

Part used :
Diabetes, chronic diarrhea, inflammation of the throat, herpes, bleeding

Pasuchaca (Geranium dielsianum), indigenous names Pasochaca, Pulipunche and Andocushma, is a herbaceous, perennial shrub in the Geranium family (Geraniaceae), native to and cultivated in the northern Peruvian highlands (Cajamarca, Chota, Ayabaca) at just below 3000 meters (approx. 10’000ft). Pasuchaca is one of 5 geni and over 50 species found in Peru, a plant with small stems, basal leaves and small purple flowers, growing about 35 cm (12in) tall.

The medicinal properties of Pasuchaca include the so called hypoglycemic effect*, due to a phenolic fraction of bioflavanoids contained in the plant. Bioflavanoids have significant antioxydant properties and may inhibit free radicals, as well as stimulate the regeneration of pancreatic cells. Pasuchaca is also found to positively impact herpes labialis and reduce or eliminate chronic diarrhea (probably due to the ingredient berberin). Essential oils containing sesquiterpentenes (mainly geraniol, beta-citronellal) have anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties.

Other ingredients include cyanogenic glycosides, mucilage, chlorophyll, resins, tanning agents, perfect chains of essential fatty acids (chebulagic acid, dehydrodigalic acid, ethylbutaneic acid), trace minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants which, as they are present in a perfect ratio, are most easily absorbed into the body as whole organic structures. These structures have the capability to repair multiple organ systems on cellular level (prolonged hyperglycemia can lead to damaged blood vessels, which may cause eye disease, heart disease, nerve damage in internal organs and extremities, kidney disease and foot ulcers).

* Pasuchaca increases the total absorption of glucose by the body, facilitates the absorption of glucose in the muscle tissue, and inhibits hepatic gluconeogensis (the mechanism that converts compound non-carbohydrates to glucose). It provides glucose to the body when it doesn't have dietary carbohydrates, and increases the reception of insulin (in diabetics). Considering that insulin does not affect the transport of glucose to certain cells such as the tubular epithelium of the kidney, it appears that Pasuchaca impedes the reabsorption of glucose through the tubular epithelium; in this way, larger concentrations of glucose are eliminated in the urine than those presented under the physiologic conditions of a diabetic.

History: There is little historic documentation about this plant – most information about its use was passed on orally from generation to generation. The first actual report was composed by Fernando Montesinos, a Peruvian physicist. The beneficial medicinal properties for treatment of diabetes were documented for the first time in 2000 during the FYTO symposium in Lima, Peru.

Note: No negative side effects or contra indications are known, with the exception that geraniol, beta-citronellal and ethylbutaneic acid may cause allergic reactions with sensitized persons (upon halting intake, symptoms disappear promptly). For diabetics: always keep checking blood sugar levels.

Erklärungen zu Pasachaca in Spanisch:


Take 2 capsules 3 times per day, in combination with a blood sugar check.