Mulungu is a natural tranquilizer originating from the rainforests of Brazil and Peru. It has been used for centuries as a traditional herbal way to help calm the central nervous system, reducing stress and anxiety. Mulungu also contains natural antioxidants. All it takes is two teaspoons of mulungu for it to take full effect.
Mulungu: One of nature's most popular tranquillizers
Mulungu (Erythrina mulungu) is a large tree native to the rainforests of Brazil and Peru. It has since become desirable as an ornamental tree, due to the eye catching and beautiful nature of its flowers, often called Coral Flower.
In addition to looking quite striking, mulungu has some very practical uses. It has long been used as a traditional remedy by the people of Brazil, and widely used for its mellowing properties. It is thought to be one of the strongest naturally occurring tranquilizers about.
Mulungu affects the central nervous system, calming it to help reduce nerves, stress and anxiety. It can also cause temporary impairment to motor coordination, without necessarily making muscles feel sedated.
Place 2 heaped teaspoons into 250ml of boiling water. Cover and allow to stew for 20 minutes. Once this period has passed, allow the mix to cool before straining and drinking.
Mulungu is not suitable for use by those with low blood pressure, who are pregnant, or are breastfeeding. Do not mix with prescription medication. Do not operate heavy machinery when using mulungu.
Always consult a medical professional if in doubt.