African Tonic for the Respiratory Tract
tree bark (cortex) is a traditional remedy used in Angola to treat
disorders of the respiratory system. Clinical studies and tests
have reportedly verified the plant has an excellent emollient action
on the upper respiratory tract, where it acts like a soothing moisturizer
to parched tissues. This is possibly why this botanical has such
a reputation for treating dry cough, sore throat, and difficult
Mocumbi has a reputed anti-spasmodic action on the bronchus and
bronchiole, which has relevance for the management of both ordinary
coughs and chronic asthma. The traditional understanding of this
botanical is that it excludes any sedative effect on the central
nervous system, and it does not inhibit the production of mucus.
Mocumbi has often been used to eliminate excessive secretions in
the respiratory tract, where it is considered "draining"
and "mucolytic"and it is also believed to provide
a supplementary benefit to the treatment of colds and flus, where
it seems to act as a broad spectrum anti-microbial agent with gentle
and effective action.
Mocumbi is recommended traditionally for cough and catarrh,
colds and flu, and as an auxiliary aid in the management of asthmatic
conditions. It is also known as a general protective for the respiratory
Format: 200 ml Extract $26.00 CDN