Mimosa Hostilis plant (4 - 6 cm) Jurema, Tenuiflora
MIMOSA HOSTILIS PLANT (4-6 CM) Jurema, Tenuiflora
How to use the Mimosa Hostilis plant
1. Give the Mimosa Hostilis plant moderate light, do not expose the mimosa plant to direct sunlight!
2. Temperature should not get below 18 degrees celcius.
3. Keep the soil moist, but not soaking wet, the excess water should be able to flow out of the plant pot.
Appearance of Mimosa Hostilis plant
Mimosa hostilis is a shrub or small tree that can grow to a height of 14 feet. It has fernlike leaves and produces fragrant spikes of white flowers.
Habitat of the Mimosa Hostilis Plant
Mimosa hostilis is indigenous to Central America, Venezuela, Brazil and parts of Mexico. A rain forest native, it prefers the warmth of this climate but can withstand droughts.
Propagation of the Mimosa Hostilis plant
Mimosa hostilis can be propagated from seeds or cuttings. In its natural habitat, seeds are spread by wind and rain.
Benefits of Mimosa Hostilis
The bark of Mimosa hostilis has value as a natural medicine. It can be used as an astringent, as a pain reliever and to treat burns, wounds and skin conditions.
Effects of Mimosa Hostilis
Mimosa hostilis contains a tryptamine which, when combined with plants containing monoamine oxidase inhibitors, can produce a hallucinogenic effect. This has led to its use in shamanistic rituals as well as recreational use.