The aguaje has many interesting properties, it is rich in phytoestrogens, vitamins and minerals, with an important content of beta-carotene, provitamin, tocopherols, vitamin E and C. Phytoestrogens are plant compounds, which have estrogenic activity, which help reduce lipids in people with high cholesterol levels and improve climacteric symptoms. They reduce the risk of diseases, which appear after the age of 50, which is why it is constituted as a hormonal and natural treatment for menopause. Furthermore, phytoestrogens have a proven anticancer effect. It reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases, in addition to balancing hormonal levels. The aguaje contains a high amount of lipids and essential fatty acids. It contains provitamin A and its oil represents the highest content of vitamin A in the world.