Yareta (Azorella compacta)

Máximo Liberman, Página Siete: Yareta, the extraordinary survivor of the Andes Its resin is used in traditional cough medicines and as an antimicrobial; its overexploitation marks it as an endangered species in the Red Book of Endangered Flora of Bolivia. The yareta or llareta, whose scientific name is Azorella compacta, belongs to the Apiaceae family;Continue reading “Yareta (Azorella compacta)”