Erythrina mulungu (verna), also known as Mulungu, is a tree that grows in Brazil. The tree grows about 10 to 14 meters high with leaves of about 10 centimeters. The trunk is covered with a thick layer of cork of 40 to 50 centimeters in diameter. The flowers are red, the seed pods are black and contain big red with black seeds. In the country of origin (Brazil), the bark is used by the native population as a natural tranquilizer.
The main alkaloids are: erythravine, 11α-hydroxyerythravine, 11α-hydroxyerysotrine.
Our Mulungu is high quality powder. Mulungu powder is best stored dry and sealed (not in the fridge).
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