The Amazon Rainforest is often referred to as the lungs of the planet, due to the vast amount and diversity of plant life. It is the source of Amazon herbs such as camu-camu, uña de gato, and pau d'arco, traditionally used by indigenous communities for their broad health benefits. Our guide introduces you to information about these herbs as well as facts about the climate and the wide array of native flora and fauna in the Amazon Rainforest. Learn about threats to the area such as deforestation, and what is being done to protect the region. We also offer tips and ideas for those who want to vacation in the area, so you can experience the magnificence of the rainforest firsthand.