Ayapana is used in the Amazon for headaches, colds and flu, mouth sores and ulcers, hypertension. and to relieve nausea and vomiting.* Ayapana is also a good herbal remedy for stomach ulcers and ulcerative colitis. It's documented actions to protect the stomach and bowel from forming ulcers, to stop bleeding, and to help heal ulcers and reduce inflammation makes it a first-line remedy for ulcerative colitis and other bowel conditions like Crohn's and IBS. To learn more about this wonderful rainforest plant, go to the Tropical Plant Database file on Ayapana and more information can be found in Leslie Taylor's Blog on Ayapana . To see pictures of ayapana, click here.