Condurango, also commonly referred to as Eagle Vine, is used medicinally for the dried bark of the branches and trunk of the vine. Condurango is a member of the Apocynaceae or Asclepiadaceae family; scientifically, it is known as Marsdenia cundurango.
Condurango contains alkaloid constituents. Condurango contains flavonoids such as trifoliin, hyperoside, quercitrin, rutin, and saponarin as well as caffeic acid derivatives that include chlorogenic acid and neochlorogenic acid. The mixture known as condurangin, which is pregnane- and pregn-5-ene glycosides, includes glycosides A, A0, A1, B0, C, C1, D0, E0, and E2.
Condurango has a bitter and acidic taste that stimulates salvations and gastric secretions. Condurango has been used for dyspeptic complaints and the loss of apetite.
At the time, there have been no reported adverse reactions from Condurango.