More than 80,000 plant species grow in the Amazonian Rainforest. Amazon Rainforest is not just known as “The Lungs of The Planet,” but also has the title of “The World’s Largest Medicine Cabinet.”
In our Western traditional medicine, around 25% of all drugs constituents are obtained from the rainforest plants.
Below is a list of the many common health conditions and medicinal plants of the Amazon Rainforest that can help to treat those issues.
Maral Root – Sexual Potency and Libido Enhancing Adaptogenic Herb Maral Root (Leuzea carthamoides , also called Rhaponticum carthamoides) The health benefits of maral root are widely known. It is now also being used to treat medical problems including alcohol dependency, depression and impotency, as well as promoting physical strength and mental sharpness, Leuzea grows on the mountain slopes in a limited area of southern Siberia (Altai, Sayani). It does not exist as a wild growing plant in other region of the world. Because of the limited supply of Leusea in nature and because the plant grows slowly, the harvest of […]
Phytoestrogens, Genistein – Natural Estrogen Replacement Phytoestrogens, referred as natural or herbal hormones, are naturally occurring substances extracted from plants. The word “phytoestrogen” is derived from “phyto”, meaning plant, and “estrogen” as of their ability to affect estrogenic action in the human body. Phytoestrogens are categorized into 4 main groups which are then more subdivided. The four groups of phytoestrogens are soy isoflavones, lignans, coumestans and resorcylic acid lactones. The most structurally similar to estrogen, are the soy isoflavones, which are now being known as a healthy supplement for menopausal and pre-menopausal women for their natural estrogen replacement abilities. The main […]