Benefits and Uses of Muicle, powerful regenerator

The Muicle or called Muitle, Muicle, Mouij, Stone indigo, purple grass, limanin, micle, mohuite, muele, muecle, muille, muite or Virgin’s grass. It receives the scientific name of Justicia Spicigera Schechtendal.

This shrub is a powerful blood regenerator. Prepared as an infusion, it releases a reddish color to which its magnificent qualities are attributed. Fruit is added to make a tonic that eliminates anemia.

Location of the Muicle ( Justicia Spicigera )

They are found in Oaxaca where it is called me tzi ña; Puebla like mouait; in San Luis Potosí where it is called muu (tank) and in Yucatán: kaax cross.

Taxonomic classification of the Muicle ( Justicia Spicigera )

  • Kingdom: Plantae
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Family: Acanthaceae
  • Genre: Justice
  • Species: Justicia spicigera

Characteristics of the Muicle ( Justicia Spicigera )

It is a plant that grows as a shrub 1.5 meters high. Its leaves are half elongated, very bright green.

The flowers are borne between the stem and the leaf and are orange or pale red. Its fruits are capsules.

Benefits of Muicle ( Justicia Spicigera benefits)

It is used to combat diabetes and diarrhea of ​​different origins and is a detoxifying, digestive, antipyretic, and antibiotic.

Treatments against depression and anxiety, reduce symptoms of depression and hopelessness if used regularly, according to a study by the Los Lagos University Center.

Many emotional symptoms associated with menopause are also treated, such as bad mood, sadness, and irritability. Its leaves have fluidizing properties that promote the secretion of mucus produced in the respiratory system by bacteria or viruses, and it is extremely effective in clearing the respiratory tract through vaporization.

Traditional uses of l Muicle ( Justicia spicigera )

  • For cough and disinfection.
  • Purify, detoxify, or increase blood: the leaves are cooked and the infusion is drunk.
  • Blood pressure: the decoction of the branches and flowers is used.
  • Diarrhea: an infusion of the leaves, branches, and flowers is drunk.
  • Menstrual cramps, womb cancer, postpartum bath: a tea made with the flower and leaves and drunk.
  • Scare: the cooked leaves are used.