Product: Muira Puama
Latin Name: Ptychopetalum olacoides
Plant Family: Olacaceae
Other Names: Marapama, Marapuama, Maripuama, Muira-Puama, Muirapuam, Muirae Puama, Potency Bark, Potency Wood, Búgató & Potenzholz.
Description: Muira pauma is an evergreen tree native to the rainforests of South America; it grows to a height of 15 metres. The outer bark is browny-grey whilst the inner bark is tinged red, the ovate leaves have short stalks and are approximately 8cm in length, glossy, dark green with paler green midribs. The flowers grow off the leaf stalk in panicles of 4-6, they are white in colour and have a fragrance analogous to jasmine.
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SUGGESTED USEThe powdered root and bark can be used to flavour sweet dishes.
Shelf LifeShelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.
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