Scientific name: Brosimum acutifolium, obovatum subspecies, C.C. Berg. Moraceae family
Shipibo name: Tamamuri

Description and uses of the Tamamuri

It is a tree with medicinal properties that can achieve a height of up to 25 meters. This tree exudes latex through its bark, and is considered an aphrodisiac species. It has a long history of use among the indigenous people of the Amazon as a remedy for gastric ulcer by Heliobacter pylori and gastrointestinal problems, for yeast and fungal infections, and, as a general analgesic for rheumatism, arthritis, headache, pain muscular, and as anti-inflammatory.

In medicine Shipibo-Konibo Tamamuri is ideal for cases of disabled, it is good to digest strong emotional processes. In learning diets teaches medicine for healing, has a strong spirit that teaches you about the negative energies and the evils of shamanism. But if you only accept its medicinal part, you become a good healer doctor. During the diet the spirit of tamamuri comes first with its negative energy offering its qualities of defense and evil. The healers of experience recommend only accepting the part of the defense and receiving the part of all that is medicine, so that it becomes good medicine man.