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$8.50Resin 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.
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).Learn More
Starting at: $12.90Latin (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
Starting at: $12.90Latin (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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