A shrubby tree found in the floodplains of the Amazon, it spends the rainy season under water. Tinctures of bark and leaf are used for rheumatis arthritis, colds and muscle pain. The plant is also useful for treating coughs and diarrhea. It is also popular in Peru as an aphrodisiac and to treat male impotence. Famous aphrodisiacs in Peru contain Iporuru leaf. The root and bark are used to treat rheumatism.
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