For many centuries superherbs have been used by shamans, healers and people of the rainforest at a spiritual level. They are also revered as magical by cultures of the Amazon.
Cupuaçú is native to the Amazon rainforest and has been a primary food source for indigenous people for centuries. It has a creamy, exotic pulp and tastes like the combination of different flavors like chocolate, bananas, pear, passion fruit, and pineapple. Not only it has an incredible flavor, it is also known as “the pharmacy in a fruit”, given that it is one of the most nutritionally advantageous super fruit. Recent scientific studies which discovered powerful and unique antioxidants within its pulp and seed.
Camucamu is becoming known as the most potent botanical source of vitamin C in the world containing 30 to 50 times more vitamin C than an orange. Found in the Amazonian lowlands, the purple red cherrysized berries have been used by indigenous people for hundreds of years to relieve pain, treat infections and promote longevity. It also has high levels of amino acids, beta carotene, calcium, potassium, B vitamins, flavonoids and phytonutrient content.
Caja is a small fruit resembling a mango found in the Amazon rainforest. The superfruit contains significant stores of calcium, iron, phosphorus and vitamins A, B and C. It is also rich in the overall healthboosting carotenoid, beta-cryptoxanthin.
SourSop (Graviola) is a large, spiny, green tropical fruit with a sweet flesh. It is widely used by many indigenous cultures for a variety of physical ailments, and as a diuretic. It is rich in fibers and contains abundant vitamin C and several B vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin and niacin, along with calcium, phosphorus and iron.
Guarana is a plant of the Amazon that is found in parts of Venezuela and Brazil. The berries of this plant have a number of health benefits, including the ability to burn fat and increase energy. It is common ingredient in energy drinks and sports nutrition drinks due to its energizing effects.
Catuaba and Marapuama: Closely related, both of these plants have been used for centuries by indigenous tribes for its aphrodisiac qualities. It benefits both women and men, and is said to enhance sexual desire by decreasing stress. It is used to treat agitation, anxiety, erectile dysfunction, exhaustion, insomnia, low libido and poor memory.
Passion Fruit, a natural stress and anxiety reducer that has been part of indigenous food systems for centuries by indigenous tribes, used as a sedative or calming tonic. It is a highly nutritious fruit that is rich in fiber and Vitamin A.
Pfaffia Paniculata (Suma root) is a staple of the Amazonian rain forest that has for hundreds of years been used by indigenous peoples for its ability to heal wounds, balance blood sugar levels, strengthen muscles, relieve chronic pain and improve low energy and sexual libido. It is an excellent food supplement, bio-energetic, invigorating and cell regenerator that prevents premature aging, strengthens the immune system and improves mental activity and acuity, sleep, and detoxifies the body. It is commonly used by
Olympic athletes to increase muscle constitution.
Mulungu is a mild tranquilizer from the rainforests of Brazil and Peru. It has long been used in Brazil by indigenous peoples as a natural sedative, to calm an overexcited nervous system and to promote a restful sleep. Many clinical studies, and scientific researchers, have confirmed the claims of its healing properties.
Passionflower is a gentle sedative and tranquilizer. It relaxes twitching and muscle tension without impacting respiratory rate or psychological. Natural and grounding, it is a powerful herbal treatment and medical alternative.