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Meet Mulungu: A Natural Tranquilizer from the Amazon

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Mulungu is a natural tranquilizer from the rainforests of Brazil and Peru. Meet Mulungu and learn more about its benefits.

Mulungu (scientific name Erythrina mulungu), is a tree native to the rainforests of South America that can be harnessed for its tranquilizing properties. Although it has long been used by the native tribes there, it is rapidly growing in popularity here in the EU. So we thought we would talk a closer look at the finer details of this rainforest remedy.

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The Mulungu tree grows mainly in Brazil and Peru and less so in other parts of South America. Botanical records note Mulungo for the first time in 1829. It produces many branches and can grow up to 14m in height. The flowers of the tree slightly resemble coral and is for this reason sometimes also called “coral flower.”

While Mulungu is known for being a strong, natural sedative, it can also provide other potential health benefits.


Lots of research has been carried out about the numerous chemicals in Mulungu along with their effects. One group of active chemicals found within Mulungu are alkaloids, which are present in most types of Erythrina. Erythrina mulungu, the Mulungu tree, contains 20 such active isoquinoline alkaloids.


Written by: Georg
Based in Spain, Georg spends a lot of his time not only geeking out at his computer but in his garden as well. With a burning passion for growing cannabis and researching psychedelics, Georg is well versed in all things psychoactive.

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We are not making medical claims. This article has been written for informational purposes only, and is based on research published by other externals sources.

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