The Tree of Life has been an important source of nutrition for both humans and animals for over 10,000 years. Known in scientific circles as scelerocarya birrea and commonly as the marula, the tree is a deciduous native to Africa. At Marula Medical, we take our inspiration from the way the marula tree supports a healthy community in myriad ways.
The tree provides abundant gifts to human, animal and insect communities. Every part of it can be consumed or used to make products such as rope or dye. The fruit and nuts are rich in vitamins and minerals. The leaves and bark can be distilled into tea or medicine. Rich in natural antioxidants, the oil from the nuts is used in cooking, lotions and cosmetics. Because of its medicinal and spiritual properties, the tree has achieved sacred status in folklore and legend.
Like the marula tree, our goal is to support the entire community on its path to living a vibrant and healthy life. We draw upon recent medical advances to detect, prevent and treat heart disease. Our innovative, personalized approach to whole-body wellness includes a focus on nutrition, fitness and mindfulness. With Marula Medical, you can achieve optimal health through integrated medicine.