The leaf of this small Amazon tree has a pleasantly mild spicy flavor and is used as a weight loss aid and appetite suppressant believed to help reduce or prevent cellulite and fatty deposits. It has been recommended by some as a heart tonic that stimulates circulation and is also used to relieve coughs and regulate renal function. Simmer one teaspoon per cup for 5-7 minutes. Can be infused multiple times. Contains a natural zanthine like caffeine.
2 oz. cut & sifted