Boldo (Peumus boldus Molina) is an evergreen shrub or small tree that grows in Chile, Peru and Brazi..
Baccharis trimera, popularly known as carqueja is used for the treatment of various diseases, attrib..
Uncaria tomentosa (Rubiaceae) also known as cat’s claw, is a climber plant, typical of the tro..
Trichilia catigua, popularly known in Brazil as “catuaba”, is widely used as a neurostimulant and ap..
Cordia salicifolia or Cordia ecalyculata popularly known as porangaba, cafezinho-do-mato o..
Espinheira Santa (Maytenus ilicifolia Mart. Ex Reiss.) is a plant species widely used in folk medici..
Graviola (Annona muricata) is a member of the Annonaceae family and is a fruit tree with a long hist..
Guaraná (Paullinia cupana Kunth, Sapindaceae) is popularly used for a variety of therapeutic purpose..
The Pilocarpus species are distributed in a large region of the American continent. There are 16 spe..
Hymenaea courbaril L. (Fabaceae) a medicinal species popularly known in Brazil as ‘jatoba’ which has..
Maca (Lepidium meyenii) belongs to the Brassicaceae family and grows in the central Andes of Peru ab..
Muirapuama or marapuama (Ptychopetalum olacoides, Olacaceae) is a plant found in the northern and no..
Erythrina mulungu Mart. ex Benth, popularly known as mulungu, is native tree of southeast of Brazil...
Pau d'arco (Tabebuia avellanedae Lorentz ex Griseb, Bignoniaceae), is a tree found in tropical rain ..
Pfaffia paniculata is found in Central and South Americas. Brazil is the largest center for collecti..
Tayuya (Cayaponia tayuia) have been used since prehistoric times by South American indians as a toni..
Turmeric (Curcuma longa L) has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine, which integrates the m..
Ilex paraguariensis St. Hil. (Aquifoliaceae), popularly known as yerba mate is a species native to S..