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Suma, Brazilian Ginseng

Other Names: Suma, Suma Root, Brazilian Ginseng, Pfaffia Paniculata
Traditional Usages: Muscle Fatigue, Sexual Debility, Allergy, Energizing, STD's, Increasing Female Fertility,Tonic, Eye Drops and Ear Drops, Gun Wounds, Improve Stamina, Stress, Improve Blood Circulation, Mental Alertness, Regular usage is supposed to increase one's life span, Insomnia, Libido Loss
Resources: Brazil, South America
Parts Used: Root, Bark, Berries, Leaves

Suma, Brazilian Ginseng - Herbal remedy for Sexually Transmitted Infections: Native to Latin America, suma, also called Brazilian ginseng, is used to combat STIs not just because of its antibacterial properties but also because it helps build a stronger immune system which is very important to ward off potential infections. Boil the roots, bark and leaves of the suma tree. Strain and drink. You can also eat the fruits of the tree. They all help to fight STIs especially gonorrhea and syphilis. Other herbs used to treat sexually transmitted diseases are Japanese privet, yellow thistle, astragalus, ginseng and burdock root.

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