Wanted: source for Amazon herb

Michael L Roginsky d_micro at ix.netcom.com
Tue Apr 2 17:39:24 EST 1996


In <4jp02m$30l at guitar.sound.net> obriens at echo.sound.net (John Obrien)
writes: 
>
>I'd like to find a (reliable) source for a Brazilian herb called
>"Muira Puama" (Ptchopetalum olacoides).  
>
>I already know it's available from a group called Raintree Marketing,
but
>I'm looking for other sources, even direct import of the wood, if that
>is possible.
>
>Any suggestions?
>
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You are looking for "saboarana" wood. This is a beautiful wood that
will play a very negative impact on the Amazon ecosystem by greedy
exporters. I am glad not to be there to see it happen.




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