Plant Uses: Mulungu bark powder comes from a flowering tree in southern Brazil. It is traditionally used for relaxation, helping to sedate the nervous system and aid deeper sleep. Mulungu bark has also been known to lower blood pressure and support weight loss and liver function.
Plant Preparation: Powder – herbal powders are versatile, add to teas, smoothies, soups & decoctions.
Plant Properties: Antidepressant, anti-anxiety, sedative, nervine (balances/calms nerves), anticonvulsant, antimicrobial, neurasthenic (reduces nerve pain), hypnotic.
Scientific Name: Erythrina Mulungu.
Common Names: Ceibo, corticeira, murungu, muchocho.
Part Used: Root, bark.