Full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidant, suma roots are very nutritious and toning for the skin. It is also supposed to have a soothing effect, as well as rejuvenating properties, improving the appearance of the skin.
The infusion is made by boiling the roots of the Brazilian suma plant into water. The plant received several names during the centuries, including 'Brazilian ginseng', because they have a lot of properties in common despite their lack of family and genus connection. Suma roots are renowned for their toning and energising effect on the mind and the body.
It is thought to be very aphrodisiac while relieving pain and stress. It is considered by indigenous people of the Amazon basin as a great treatment for every trouble a human can endure, earning the name 'para toda', 'for all things'…