The flowers become pods, containing about 3-4 fruits each. The seeds contained in the pods are flat, oval shaped and brown in color. The wood from the Mimosa hostilis is considered one of the strongest and most durable available on the market. Mimosa hostilis is found growing in the northeast region of Brazil, and found as far north as Mexico, including El Salvador, Honduras, Panama, Colombia and Venezuela. It prefers lower altitudes, but can be found growing as high as 1000m.
In Brazil, the first tribes to ritualistically use this plant for its psychoactive properties are now extinct. The use of this plant was kept secret and passed from father to son by the descendents of this original tribe out of fear of severe prosecution by the white man. It was revived as the Jeruma Cult (O Culto de Jeruma). The traditional ritual itself is very complex.
The inner root bark was the part traditionally used. Centuries ago, the tree was used for charcoal production and wood, due to its durable nature. Otherqualities of Mimosa tenuiflora are antimicrobial, analgesic, antifungal, cicatrizing (to heal by scar formation), regenerative, anti-inflammatory, and anti-aging. Beneficial Effects of Mimosa Hostilis.
Several parts of Mimosa hostilis are used in medicines. For example, the tea made from its leaves is helpful for pains and quitting smoke. An infusion of Mimosa hostilis in water makes a natural cough syrup against a chronic cough.
It is even beneficial in bronchitis. The root bark extract of Mimosa hostilis makes a brew that has various health benefits.
Thats why this brew is a part of several spiritual activities as it opens the visions of a mystical or religious world. The item "Mimosa Hostilis Root Bark 16 Oz/453 Grams/1 Pound Brazilian FREE SHIPPING" is in sale since Tuesday, April 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Health & Beauty\Vitamins & Dietary Supplements\Herbs & Botanicals". The seller is "buynsellgoods2020" and is located in Queens, NY.This item can be shipped to United States.