11Dec 2015
Puyo ecuador

Information of Puyo City The city of Puyo was founded on May 12, 1899 under the name of Our Lady of Pompeii by the Dominican friar Alvaro Balladares, who was on an evangelical mission for eastern Ecuador. It is situated 953 m above sea level, a northwestern province, one of the most beautiful parts of […]

10Dec 2015

Species recorded at Pastaza: Churunalpi, 5 km N Canelos: Brown Tinamou Scaled Pigeon Ruddy Pigeon Napo Screech Owl Pavonine Quetzal Collared Trogon Lemon-throated Barbet Golden-collared Toucanet Yellow-tufted Woodpecker Scaly-breasted Woodpecker Red-necked Woodpecker Crimson-crested Woodpecker Red-throated Caracara White-eyed Parakeet Blue-headed Parrot Cinnamon-rumped Foliage-gleaner Olive-backed Foliage-gleaner Brown-rumped Foliage-gleaner Plain-brown Woodcreeper Strong-billed Woodcreeper Buff-throated Woodcreeper Fasciated Antshrike Plain-winged Antshrike Russet Antshrike […]

30Aug 2015

Huella Verde Rainforest Lodge Lonely Planet review On an isolated meander of the Río Bobanaza around 45km south of Puyo, Huella Verde puts even the bigger Yasuni lodges to shame by offering fascinating excursions in equally intact jungle for a fraction of the price: ethnobotanic jungle hikes, chocolate-making and canoe adventures with Kichwa guides (extra […]

24Aug 2015

Bibliographic information Title Lonely Planet Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands Travel Guide Authors Lonely Planet, Regis St Louis, Greg Benchwick, Michael Grosberg, Luke Waterson Publisher Lonely Planet, 2015 ISBN 174360551X, 9781743605516 Subjects Travel › South America › Ecuador & Galapagos Islands     st_the_tags

28May 2015

TripAdvisor is delighted to award Huella Verde Rainforest Lodge the 2015 Certificate of Excellence. This achievement is a direct result of our consistently great reviews from TripAdvisor travellers. Thanks specially to all our guest that reviewed us with very nice and friendly comments. We are proud of all our efforts in 2014 to make all […]

18May 2015

Trail around Huella Verde, we set the Trap Camera to see it in 2 days. We share here images of an Agouty and a Paca. We will place the camera in a different way in order to have better images.

08Mar 2015

What to do in PUYO – capital of PASTAZA province Ecuadorean central Amazon

What to do in PUYO – capital of PASTAZA province Ecuadorean central Amazon">

Parque Omaere SIGHTS / PARKS & GARDENS More information : www.fundacionomaere.org Prices : chil/adult $1.50/3 Opening hours : 9am-5pm Tue-Sun Less than 1km north of the city center, this ethno-botanical park offers one- to two-hour guided tours (free with admission) of rainforest plants and indigenous dwellings, by mostly indigenous guides. The park is run by Shuar plant expert […]

16Jan 2015

CUISINE COURSES With the Ecuadorean small Cooking Course you will submerge yourself in one of the gastronomic cultures more culinary diversity The recipes of Ecuadorean cuisine has evolved through history thanks to the blending of cultures that has characterized the history of Ecaudor. Ecuadorean cuisine is the initial melting of the culinary tradition of ancient […]

16Jan 2015

This spectacular 61-kilometer road drops nearly 1,000 meters in elevation along the Pastaza Valley to the edge of the Oriente. There are nearly a dozen waterfalls along the newly christened Ruta de las Cascadas, which has developed into a major tourist attraction with several tarabitas (cable-cars) across the valley as well as a range of […]

16Jan 2015

Cat’s claw – uña de gato Cat’s claw is a large, woody vine that derives its name from hook-like thorns that grow along the vine and resemble the claws of a cat. Cat’s claw is indigenous to the Amazon rainforest and other tropical areas of South and Central America, including Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Trinidad, […]

16Jan 2015

Cat’s claw – uña de gato

Cat’s claw is a large, woody vine that derives its name from hook-like thorns that grow along the vine and resemble the claws of a cat. Cat’s claw is indigenous to the Amazon rainforest and other tropical areas of South and Central America, including Peru, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Trinidad, Venezuela, Suriname, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Panama.

TRIBAL AND HERBAL MEDICINE USES
Cat’s claw has been used medicinally to treat asthma, inflammations of the urinary tract, arthritis, rheumatism, bone pain and gastric ulcers; to recover from childbirth; as a kidney cleanser; to cure deep wounds; to control inflammation and gastric ulcers; and for cancer.
Cat’s claw has been used since the early 1990s as an adjunctive treatment for cancer and AIDS as well as for other diseases that target the immune system. In herbal medicine today, cat’s claw is employed around the world for many different conditions, including immune disorders, gastritis, ulcers, cancer, arthritis, rheumatism, rheumatic disorders, neuralgias, chronic inflammation of all kinds, and such viral diseases as herpes zoster (shingles). Dr. Julian Whitaker, M.D. reports using cat’s claw for its immune-stimulating effects, for cancer, to help prevent strokes and heart attacks, to reduce blood clots COURSES

Sangre de Drago – Dragon’s blood

Sangre de grado is a medium-sized tree in the upper Amazon region of Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia. Its name,sangre de drago (which means “dragon’s blood). When the trunk of the tree is cut or wounded, a dark red, sappy resin oozes out as if the tree is bleeding—earning this local name. He is rich in active alkaloids, well-known medicinal plant used as purgative and tonics.

TRIBAL AND HERBAL MEDICINE USES
Sangre de grado’s red sap or latex (and also its bark) has a long history of indigenous use in the rainforest and in South America. The earliest written reference dates its use to the 1600s, For centuries, the sap has been painted on wounds to staunch bleeding, to accelerate healing, and to seal and protect injuries frominfection. The sap dries quickly and forms a barrier, much like a “second skin.” It is used externally by indigenous tribes for wounds, fractures, and hemorrhoids, internally for intestinal and stomach ulcers, and as a douche for vaginal discharge. Other indigenous uses include treating intestinal fe vers and inflamed or infected gums, in vaginal baths before and after childbirth, for hemorrhaging after childbirth, and for skin disorders.
It is also used internally for ulcers in the mouth, throat, intestines and stomach; as an antiviral for upper respiratory viruses, stomach viruses and HIV; internally and externally for cancer.
A type of blood cancer called leukemia: Sangre de Grado might make this condition worse. Avoid using Sangre de Grado if you have leukemia.

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