FORT WORTH, TX--(Marketwire - Oct 5, 2012) -  UMED Holdings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: UMED), a Texas Corporation, through its acquisition of Mamaki of Hawaii, Inc., owner and operator of Wood Valley Plantation, operates the largest producer of Mamaki herbal tea in the world.

Mamaki is a specialty, unique plant indigenous to and only grown in Hawaii. The herb has been part of the Native Hawaiian culture for centuries used to lower cholesterol, blood pressure, and relieve stress. Many Hawaiians have stated the herb is a mood enhancer with cleansing properties, relieving liver, stomach and colon problems. Terry Braudrick, Mamaki of Hawaii, Inc. co-founder and Vice President, said, "Mamaki has a soothing effect on the nervous system; it works well for irritability or just to decompress after a long day."

Wood Valley Plantation, located at an elevation above 2,000 feet in the Kau agricultural district of the Big Island, which has recently received international acclaim and prestige for its award winning coffee, provides an ideal environment for growing Mamaki. Mamaki of Hawaii is currently expanding its production capacities to help meet anticipated demand.

About Mamaki of Hawaii, Inc.

Mamaki of Hawaii, Inc. (MAMAKI), located in Wood Valley, Hawaii, is a commercial producer of Mamaki herbal tea. Visit to learn more.

About UMED Holdings, Inc.

UMED Holdings, Inc. (UMED), located in Fort Worth, Texas, is a holding company, with interests in energy, agricultural operations, precious metals exploration, software, and aircraft maintenance. Visit to learn more.

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