Traditional Brazilian herb also known as “Brazilian ginseng.”. What is Vitacost Suma Root? . Vitacost Suma Root is a quality herbal supplement supplying 500 mg of root powder from the Pfaffia paniculata plant. . Native to Central and South America suma root is a creeping “ground vine” that thrives in the tropical climate of the Amazon rainforest. The plant’s berries leaves bark and roots have been used for centuries by indigenous cultures as both a source of food and in traditional herbal practices. . Why choose Vitacost Suma Root? Supplies 500 mg of suma root per single-capsule serving. Contains 100 servings per bottle. High quality at a great price! About Vitacost. Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP).