Myrcia is a medium-sized shrub that grows in parts of central and southeastern Brazil. Some Myrcia species also grow in other South American countries, including Bolivia, Peru, and Paraguay.

Myrcia is used for diabetes, diarrhea, hemorrhage, high blood pressure, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support its use.

How does it work ?

Myrcia might reduce how much sugar is absorbed by the stomach. This might help lower post-meal blood sugar levels in people with diabetes.

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