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muira puama

muira puama

Known as "potency wood" in Brazil. Root and bark used. Said to increase blood flow in the genitals of men and women. Bark are roots are the parts used medicinally as a tea. Overuse may result in anxiety, because it’s a stimulant. Plant grows to 15 ft (5m)
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Amino acids Arginine, taurine, ornithine, citrulline Vitamins Vitamins of group B complex, niacin (vitamin PP), pantothenic Acid, folic acid Omega-3 fatty acids Docosanoic acid (DHA), eicosanoid acid (EPA) Others Magnesium, flavonoid, Curcuma longa, Camellia sinensis, Urtica dioica, Lepidium meyenii Walp., Muira Puama(Ptychopetalum olacoides Benth), Ginkgo biloba, Scutellaria baicalensis, Georgi radix, Pinus massoniana, Cucurbita maxima, Aesculus hippocastanum, Crocus sativus, Epilobium (angustifolium and parviflorum), Citrus bergamia, Orthosiphon, etc.
A Catuama[R] e a associacao de quatro extratos hidroalcoolicos obtidos das seguintes plantas brasileiras: Paullinia cupana (guarana; Sapindaceae) 40,31%; Trichilia catigua (catuaba; Meliaceae) 28,23%; Ptychopetalum olacoides (muirapuama; Olacaceae) 28,23%; e Zingiber officinale (gengibre; Zingiberaceae) 3,26% (CAMPOS et al., 2004; OLIVEIRA et al., 2005).
Ptychopetalum olacoides, a traditional Amazonian "nerve tonic", possesses anticholinesterase activity.
INCI: Water/glycerin/caprylyl/capryl glucoside/pfaffia paniculata root extract/ ptychopetalum olacoides bark/stem ex-tract/lilium candidum flower extract
In European studies, this extract of a shrub (Ptychopetalum olacoides) from the Amazon has been shown to increase erections and libido.
Antioxidant activities of Ptychopetalum olacoides ("muirapuama") in mice brain.
Olacaceae Ptychopetalum Onagraceae Lopezia Orchidaceae All Pedaliaceae (incl.
Nature's Pride "DHEA 50 mg+" (product A; Nature's Products, Davie, FL) capsules contained DHEA (50 mg), suma (Pfaffia paniculata, 25 mg), Korean ginseng (Panax ginseng, 25 mg), muira pauma (Ptychopetalum olacoides, 25 mg), shitake mushroom concentrate (Lentinus edodes, 15 mg), and green tea extract (Camelia sinesis, 5 mg).
Marapuama (Ptychopetalum olacoides) is regarded as a "brain tonic" in the Amazon region and shows a nootropic profile in rodents.
INCI: Water and butylene glycol and PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil and ptychopetalum olacoides extract and trichilia catigua extract and pfaffia sp extract
Promnesic, anti-amnesic and AChEI properties were identified in a standardized ethanol extract from Ptychopetalum olacoides (POEE), a medicinal plant favored by the elderly in Amazon communities.
INCI name: Water and butylene glycol and cichorium intybus (chicory) root extract and ptychopetalum olacoides bark/root extract