Takuna is an extract produced from the bark of Cecropia strigosa, a tree that is found throughout South America. It has recently been found to have very powerful antiviral properties as well as some other general antimicrobial properties. Practitioners using the product have found that Takuna given every hour usually resolves influenzas in just a few hours. In some cases, the symptoms are resolved in as little as one hour. Practitioners also report that Takuna is effective against some bacterial infections and some fungal infections.