Possible effects of Mulungu Extract
Erythrina mulungu, over recent years, has been the subject of certain medical studies that seek to evaluate its possible benefits for the respiratory system and conditions related to it, and it has been concluded that, especially the components present in its flowers, can reduce inflammation on lung tissue, suggesting that it has potential to treat asthma.
Natural plant components such as hypaphorine, erythravine, and hydroxyerythravine are found in Mulungu Extract, which means it can work to improve quality of sleep and also help regulate blood pressure, and as it happens with other species of the Erhythrina family, it is rich in alkaloids.
Other common properties of this plant are more popularly known and accepted, mainly as a result of the widespread medicinal knowledge practices of native communities, where it’s commonly consumed as a tea, with infused peel or dried leaves. As a native herbal medicine, its bark is used by indigenous shamanas to help with epileptic seizures and as an axyolitic.
Across the United States, practitioners of sacred healing consider Mulungu to be a powerful agent in the treatment of insomnia, due to its soothing and sedative effects, also making use of it to deal with trauma and shock induced hysteria.
The Coral Tree
A branched tree that’s natural to the Brazilian grounds of the tropical Amazon rainforest, Mulungu is referred to as Flor de Coral, which can be translated to Coral Flower, due to its delicate and beautiful shades of red and peach.
Most users of natural medicine associate Mulungu to the treatment of anxiety and insomnia, as it possesses calming and sedative properties that can be of great help to alleviate menstrual cramps and rheumatic pain. Products that carry this plant’s components in their formula can be found, amongst other less popular forms, as tinctures and capsules.
According to folk beliefs and common sacred practices of natural healing, Mulungu may offer relief of rheumatic pain, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and anticonvulsant properties, hepatoprotection and hypotensive action, and aiding in inhibiting smoking addictions. Certain medicinal effects and benefits of this plant have, even, been scientifically tested and confirmed.