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Suma Root Powder 

Also Known As – Pfaffia paniculata (Mart.) Kuntze

Wild Crafted - Brazil

Overview -  Suma is an indigenous plant to South America, most notably Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela. Traditionally it has been used as a food product for many forest foragers and was occasionally administered for a variety of ailments, hence its nickname "para tudo," meaning "for all." Because of its rather Vanilla like flavor this botanical can be easily consumed for those with palatable sensitivities.

It is sometimes called Brazilian ginseng, although it is not related to ginseng.

Medicinal Uses - Suma is used as an “adaptogen” to help the body adapt to stress by improving the immune system. Suma is also used as a treatment for cancer and tumors, diabetes, and male sexual performance problems; as a tonic to restore body function; and as an aphrodisiac to heighten sexual arousal.

  • Improving the immune system.
  • Cancer and tumors.
  • Diabetes.
  • Wounds.
  • Skin problems.
  • Sexual problems.

Some researchers think that the chemicals in suma may stop some cancers from developing, decrease swelling, and relieve pain.

Parts Used – Root

Precautions - Suma is considered safe for most people when it is taken by mouth for a short period of time. There isn't enough information to know if using suma on the skin is safe. 

Suma can cause asthma symptoms if the root powder is inhaled.

Special Precautions & Warnings: Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of suma during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Suggestion - Tea decoction from the root, powdered root sprinkled on food or in beverages, as a liquid herbal extract, and capsules (non-standardized) from powdered root.

Disclaimer - These products are not intended to diagnose, treat cure or prevent any disease. Reviews are not intended as a substitute for appropriate medical care or the advice of a physician or another medical professional. Actual results may vary among users. Mountain Maus Remedies LLC makes no warranty or representation, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or validity of the information contributed by outside product review submissions, and assumes no responsibility or liability regarding the use of such information. The information and statements regarding the dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. If you have a medical condition or disease, please talk to your health care provider. If you are currently taking a prescription medication, you should work with your health care provider before discontinuing any drug or altering any drug regimen, including augmenting your regimen with any herb or dietary supplements. Do not attempt to self-diagnose any disease or ailment based on the reviews and do not use the information contained herein for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease. Proper medical care is critical to good health. If you have a health concern or suspect you have an undiagnosed sign or symptom, please consult a physician or health care practitioner.


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  1. Love Suma 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 22nd Jan 2021

    Suma is really good if your too high strung. Not a sedative but adds balance. Mountain Maus is a great supplier too.

  2. Suma root 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 19th Dec 2016

    We love the quality of the suma root powder and the cost is great! We didn't have to wait long either...we are so happy we found Mountain Mause!

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