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  1. Copaiba - 1 fl. oz  (30 ml.)

    Copaiba - 1 fl. oz (30 ml.)

    $8.50

    Resin of Copaiba
    (Tree resin mix of Copaifera officinalis with Copaifera reticulata, cold-filtered and shipped fresh.)

    Summarized Description: Copaiba is a collective term for a wide variety of small, tropical trees from the Caesalpiniaceae subfamily. It's ethnobotanical use is most probably thousands of years old. In the West, it first appears, according to John Uri Lloyd (1898) in manuscripts dating to the fifteenth century.


    The product we sell comes from wild-crafted copaiba sap that has been harvested by Shipibo speaking associates and collectors of the Ucayali Region of Peru.


    Copaiba is used to effectively treat a wide variety of conditions: wound healing, coagulant (to stop bleeding), skin sores, insect bites, hemorrhoids, skin and nail fungus (all topically); and to treat cystitis, chronic diarrhea, and respiratory ailments, such as sinusitis and bronchitis (internal).

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  2. Chanca Piedra - Herbal Tea (85g.)

    Chanca Piedra - Herbal Tea (85g.)

    $4.95

    Ground Leaves of Chanca Piedra
    Ground tea leaves: 85 gr. (net wt) Makes Nearly 2 Gallons of Tea (Using 11 g. or approx 1/3 cup to make one quart)

    Latin (botanical) Name: Phyllanthyus niruri

    Summarized Description: Chanca Piedra -- which literally means "stone breaker," due to its ability to break up and dissolve kidney stones -- is one of our native traditionals. It also possesses the ability to impair certain calcium-forming organisms ("nanobacteria") which, in turn, cause inflammation and the production of bad calcium in the body. (It is widely believed that a host of disease conditions are tied to the overproduction of bad calcium in the body.)
    This product can be used as tea using the instructions below, and it also lends itself to encapsulation by experienced end users. Learn More
  3. Canchalagua - Herbal Tea (85g.)

    Canchalagua - Herbal Tea (85g.)

    $4.95

    Ground Leaves & Root of Canchalagua.

    Ground tea leaves: 85 gr. (net wt) Makes Nearly 2 Gallons of Tea (Using 11 g. or approx 1/3 cup to make one quart)

    Latin (botanical) Name: Schkuhria pinnata

    Summarized Description: Canchalagua is one of our native traditionals, and although originating from the Andes of South America, it has, over the past century, been naturalized to many places around the world. Like Ajo Té, canchalagua has a broad range of medicinal uses and because of its immune-boosting properties, there are few ailments that do not see at least some benefit from its use. Learn More
  4. Pau D'Arco, tincture

    Pau D'Arco, tincture

    Starting at: $9.90

    Latin (botanical) name: Tabebuia impetiginosa (Lapacho)

    Common names: Pau D'Arco, Ipe Roxo, Lapacho, Tahuari, Taheebo, Tabebuia ipe, Tajy

    Plant Description: Native to the Andes, Pau D'Arco is a large rainforest tree found in tropical parts of South America. It can grow to a height of 150 feet and the base of the tree can be 4 to 6 feet in diameter. The bark is smooth, and the stems are yellowish-green with opposite deciduous leaves in whorls. The stems have five elliptic leaves of unequal size. They are either ovate or lanceolate. The flowers of the Pau D'Arco, which bloom in the spring, come in a variety of colors, from deep purple to yellow to blue, generally with a yellow throat. Conical or bell-shaped, they have 5 curly lobes. The fruit is a longish capsule made of two valves enclosing winged seeds.
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  5. Suma Root, tincture

    Suma Root, tincture

    Starting at: $11.90

    Latin (botanical) name: Pfaffia Paniculata

    Common names: Suma, Brazilian Ginseng, Pfaffia, Para Todo, Corango-acu

    Plant Description: Suma is a large, shrubby ground vine which has an intricate and deep root system. It is indigenous to the rainforests of the Amazon basin, as well as other tropical parts of Brazil, Ecuador, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, and Venezuela. Learn More

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