The Huanarpo Macho plant (Jatropha macrantha) grows wild in the Amazon basin of Peru near the Marañon River. The medium sized tree or bush has bright reddish, orange flowers. Known as “Muira Puama” in Brazil, Huanarpo’s phallic-shaped roots and aphrodisiac qualities have also inspired the nickname, “potency wood.” Huanarpo bark contains rare anthocyanids, alkaloids, saponins, tannins and flavonoids.
Peruvian Naturals offers herbal supplements and natural foods from Peru in the United States and Europe. These products have been taken by the indigenous people of Peru’s Amazon jungle, Andes mountains and Pacific Ocean coastal regions for centuries before the Spanish arrived … Read more about us