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Mimosa hostilis as a everyday healer

Mimosa Hostilis anti-inflammatory/antiseptic properties are able to kill bacteria, germs and defend one against viral, fungal and bacterial infections, inflammation and aches. Being the perfect material to blend with creams, ointments and pastes. The presence of several alkaloids, lipids, saponins, glucosides, lupeol, phytosterols, arabinose, and rhamnose can also improve the immune system of the users. Its sweet and mystic aroma is often used for aromatherapy sessions, various body sprays and body lotions. Treating ulcers and burns, in 2007 the Journal of...

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Mimosa hostilis, a mysterious tree

Jurema, Karirí, Pankarurú, Tusha, Fulnio, and many more - these are all native names for a mysterious tree, that we know as Mimosa Hostilis, or formerly Mimosa Tenuiflora. One of the titles beautifully translated from the Nahuatl language as ‘tree of the hill that bleeds’, some believe it's due to the deep reddish colour from the under layer of the root bark. This plant is a bushy tree that can grow up to 8 meters. It has been found growing...

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COVID-19 UPDATE

New update 30-01-2021 Shipping to the USA has normalized, we currently see transit times of 10 to 14 days. Post-Brexit shipping to the UK is working reliable. transit time is 5 business days. New update 13-10-2020 At this time, transport capacities to the US are considerably reduced. Please note that effective September 15, 2020, Deutshcepost will ship some products to the US via ocean freight. As a result, very lengthy transit times of at least 25 to 30 days should be expected. For...

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Mimosa Hostilis Root Bark Legality

Over the years a lot of people have been skeptical about the legality of the tree. While it’s true certain derivatives of Mimosa Hostilis are banned, the tree and it’s bark, leaves, and flowers are not. Mimosa hostilis root bark jurema preta Tepezcohuite powder It is a perfectly legal tree which can be cultivated and spread with ease. The bark of the plant is one of the more potent parts of the tree for cosmetic and medical applications, and it is...

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Mimosa Hostilis root bark: health benefits and uses

Mimosa Hostilis root bark (MHRB), also often referred to as “jurema preta” or “tepezcohuite”, is a perennial evergreen tree or shrub, which grows wild in North-eastern Brazil and in Southern Mexico. It is a wonderful product with a wide range of usages. Powdered Mimosa Hostilis root bark has a high concentration of tannins that makes it among the most famous natural blood coagulants. The tannins act as an astringent, which stops bleeds and helps to form new tissue. Tepezcohuite also stimulates...

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How is Mimosa root bark processed?

The whole root must cleaned and stripped of its inner root-bark while discarding the rest of the root. The whole root-bark must generally be torn by hand, cut, or smashed with a blunt object prior to shredding. The shredded should be further broken down as much as possible by peeling/cutting/blending to increase surface area The pre-powdered bark can always be used "as-is". Pictured below is its original after being harvested from the plant. Notice the middle core is quite distinct from the root-bark,...

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Keeping ahead of COVID-19

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