The plant has deep roots that pull nutrients from the soil, and it is for this reason that suma?s roots are a rich source of bioactive compounds.
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Suma root has been used in traditional medicine for centuries and has a variety of potential health benefits. The plant has deep roots that pull nutrients from the soil, and it is for this reason that suma’s roots are a rich source of bioactive compounds. Suma root has been shown to boost energy, protect vital organs, increase hormone synthesis and is commonly used in states of fatigue, anxiety, to enhance immunity, reduce pain, alleviate digestive issues, as an aphrodisiac and for stress.
It is high in antioxidants, amino acids, magnesium, iron, zinc and vitamins A, B1, B2, E, K1 AND K2. Classed as an adaptogen, it may protect against cancer, boost testosterone levels, enhance fertility in women, reduce inflammation. Topically used to remove dark circles under the eyes.
|Botanical Name||Pfaffia paniculata|
|Country of Origin||Brazil|
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