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.
Cautions & Contradictions: With all herbs, it is important to do your own research before consuming them. Although many herbs are generally safe to use, some herbs may have interactions with medication or be unsuitable to take during pregnancy.