Abuta (Abuta grandifolia)
This dried, powdered bark from the Amazon is used to treat anemia, rheumatism, and diabetes. It also used to stop wound bleeding, ease menstrual cramps, treat female sterility, and reduce cholesterol. Contains alkaloids, saponins, flavones, and tannins.
Preparation and administration:
For Tea: Boil 8 oz water, add 1 teaspoon of the herbs (you can use a tea ball, french press, or other way to strain herbs if you don't want it to be as "earthy"), steep 15 minutes, drink warm or cool. Sweeten as desired.
Add to your hot coffee or tea, let sit 15 minutes, drink it up.
Start with one cup a day, increasing up to 3 cups a day if you want. The best results vary per person. You may need to drink it for a week or so to start seeing a noticeable difference.
For an infusion in rum as an aphrodisiac drink.
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