Suma is a plant. It is sometimes called Brazilian ginseng, but it's not related to ginseng. The root of suma is used to make medicine.

Suma is most commonly used as an "adaptogen." An adaptogen is thought to boosts the body's ability to resist "stressors" such as bacteria, toxins, or mental stress. Suma is also used for cancer, diabetes, male sexual performance problems, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

Some researchers think that the chemicals in suma may stop some cancers from developing, decrease swelling, and relieve pain.

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