Mutamba, also called embira, is known for its wonderful properties in alternative medicine.Found in almost all Brazilian territory and in several countries in Latin America, the plant is also widely used in the manufacture of cosmetics, being a great beauty secret, especially for hair.It is often used in the manufacture of products such as shampoos, conditioners and hair creams that prevent hair loss, dandruff and seborrhea. The ingredient also treats oiliness, moisturizes the hair and fights baldness.

Benefits of Mutamba Tea

The drink is made from the mutamba bark. It has healing, astringent, antiseptic properties, stimulates sweat production and is great for unblocking the liver.

The tea helps in the treatment of various respiratory diseases, such as asthma, bronchitis and coughs. Drinking also helps relieve fever symptoms, for example.

The crushed mutamba seed drink mixed with water is also great for treating stomach problems, diarrhea, ulcers, flu, colds, venereal disease, bruises and is a great natural diuretic.

Mutamba tea


  • 2 tablespoons of mutamba bark;
  • 1 liter of water.

preparation mode

Mix the water with the matumba bark in a saucepan and cook over low heat. Once the water has boiled, let the ingredients cook for another 10 minutes.

When this time has passed, turn off the heat and smother the drink for another 10 minutes. Strain the tea before consuming.


If you have any heart disease, only consume matumba tea under the supervision of a doctor.