Chuchuhuasi is a native tree from the Peruvian Amazon. This tree grows in humid tropical weather.
Chuchuhuasi is also known with other names in Latino America as chuchuguaza, chuchuguazo,chuchuwasa, chuchuhuasha,etc. Its cientific name is Maytenus macrocarpa.
This amazing tree has known for centuries for its medicinal benefits. The name came from chuchu (sunrise) ans huasha (sunset). Chuchuhuasi has so many benefits and it has been traditionally used as: