Chilcoatl – a Spicy Serpent

An ancient Aztec treatment to cure Helicobacter Pylori, Chronic Candidiasis, Parasites, Skin cancer, and much more. It also eliminates difficult chronic bacterial and fungal infections such as H. Pylori, a tough bacteria responsible for gastritis, hernias, and gastric ulcers.

Chilcoatl eliminates hard-to-kill fungi, including Candida Albicans, the main cause of Chronic Candidiasis, and yellow toenails from a harmful fungus called onychomycosis.

Allow me to introduce you to CHILCOATL Heliopsis Longipes (Asteraceae: Heliantheae), a rare plant found only in specific volcanic soils in central Mexico. 

The word Chilcoatl comes from Nahuatl, the language of the Aztecs. Chilcoatl; chil=spicy; coat= serpent. It was named so because the roots of the plant resemble a snake when pulled from the ground.

Aztec (Mexica), Olmec, and Toltec healers used this powerful medicinal for millennia and continue today because of its many benefits against all kinds of ills. 

It can cure many internal and external injuries and sicknesses. It is a natural antibiotic. 

Chilcoatl is used in teas, creams, extracts, tinctures, tonics, and powders.

Chilcoatl is a traditional Mexican medicine used against parasites and to alleviate tooth pain. Chilcoatl is used in various forms to eliminate arthritis, combat all types of infections of the respiratory and digestive system, and it is used as an analgesic, and a local non-steroid anesthetic. 

The following is a list of its many proven healing benefits. The active ingredients of Chilcoatl root (Heliopsis Longipes) have the following bioactive potential:  

Analgesic (pain killer)
Antipyretic (fever reducer)
Anti-ninoceptive (refers to the reversal or alteration of sensory aspects of pain intensity)  Broad-spectrum antibiotic (acts against a wide range of disease-causinbacteria) Antifungal (inhibits fungal growth; active against all types of fungi)
Antiviral (stops infection or disease caused by a virus)
Local anesthetic
Accelerates healing by a factor of four!

Chilcoatl has major effects on the central nervous system (CNS) with significant potential to stimulate and strengthen the immune system. It stimulates the production of saliva, generating several effects in the organs.

Among the results produced by the digestive enzymes in saliva (amylase and lipase) is a buffering that instantaneously neutralizes the stomach and oral cavity’s pH. 

Chilcoatl can control reflux, acidity, and gastritis. It eliminates salivation problems (Dry mouth disease or Sjogren’s Syndrome). Saliva also promotes the secretion of endorphins.

Chilcoatl is used to cure and provide fast relief from insect bites from wasps, mosquitos, and bees. It heals deep cuts, cures skin cancers such as melanoma, carcinoma, and is part of a cancer protocol. 

Cures buccal and vaginal infections. It is used to eliminate external and internal fungus.

A bit of history: During World War II, American soldiers fighting in the Pacific were dying more from infections and parasites than from Japanese bullets. A Mexican healer was among the soldiers and had Chilcoatl root, which he used to save his buddy. The field medics noticed the injured soldier’s fast recovery and the Chilcoatl root’s curative power. 

The US Army and the US Department of Agriculture took an interest in the plant to save hundreds of American soldiers from bacteria, viral infections, and parasites. The Chilcoatl reduced pain and accelerated wound-healing power with the antiseptic and local anesthetic action. 

The US demand for Chilcoatl root nearly drove the Mexican plant to extinction. Lucky for us, Chilcoatl plants in the wild survived.

Chilcoatl plant chemistry – it has the highest amount of Afinine in any other plants, including echinacea, and science has proven that Chilcoatl has more than 100 Olefinic alkamids than any other plant, granting it extraordinary curative potential.


  • Ricardo Mazcal

    Ricardo Mazcal is a fourth-generation Herbalist and Nutritionist with more than 50 years of experience in the use and formulations of medicinal plants. He was trained in Herbolaria Mexicana for many years by his family in his native northeast Nayarit and the high Sierra. Later he studied Hindu Ayurveda and Chinese traditional medicine (TCM) from herbal masters. He can be reached by phone at 322-140-5677 or by email at

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