amazon rainforest

Yerba Maté (Ilex paraguariensis)

Yerba maté is a large Amazonian tree. Its leathery leaves are dried and consumed as a tea similarily to green and black tea. It's a potent source of caffeine and antioxidants...

Sarsaparilla (Smilax spp.)

Sarsaparilla is a root found growing all over the world. It has a long history of use in both China and the South American Amazon rainforest for much the same uses...

Muira Puama (Ptychopetalum olacoides)

Muira puama is an adaptogenic tree from the Amazon rainforest. Its main usage is for male impotence, but is aslo commonly used as a preventative supporting agent for Alzheimer's disease.