Mimosa hostilis (Jurema) Root Bark and Seeds harvested in Brazil
Mimosa hostilis (Jurema, Tepezcohuite) is a perennial evergreen tree or shrub native to the northeastern region of Brazil and found as far north as southern Mexico.
The distinct, fern-like Mimosa hostilis leaves grow to 5 cm long. Each compound leaf contains 15 - 30 pairs of bright green leaflets 5-6mm long.
The Mimosa hostilis root bark of the tree has a high tannin content of about 16% making it widely used as a natural dye and in leather production.
Mimosa hostilis is, of course, also known for its entheogenic properties, having a uniquely fascinating chemical structure and alkaloid makeup. Jurema's characteristics are known throughout the Amazon and it is often considered by the Shamans and Amazonian natives to be a literal door between worlds. Mimosa is regarded a teacher plant, spirit guide, and powerful plant ally.
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