• Latin Name: Cyclanthera pedata
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  • Specifications: 5:1
  • Part used: Fruit
  • Appearance: Fine Brownish Yellow Powder



Caigua or Cyclanthera pedata: is a South American plant native to Peru and Bolivia. Caigua today also grows in Central America but it is also possible to find it in India and Nepal. It belongs to the cucurbit family and gives rise to a fruit, more precisely a vegetable, which looks like a small elongated pumpkin, green in color, with few seeds. From this fruit, some natural remedies are obtained that are useful for the health of the brain, of the cardiovascular system, to counteract hypercholesterolemia and hyperglycemia.


  • It performs a rebalancing action on circulation and regulates blood pressure
  • It cleans the brain of excess fat and improves oxygen supply
  • Helps reduce cholesterol and triglycerides
  • It improves digestive function and protects the intestine
  • Helps to drain excess body fluids: beneficial action in cases of water retention
  • Improves the functionality of the urinary tract
  • It has a regulatory function on blood sugar