Mimosa hostsilis (also known as Mimosa tendiflora) is a mimosa genus member, a tiny shrub native to South America’s Amazon rainforests. This species shares many of the same characteristics as other mimosas, but has one key distinction. Its roots contain a hallucinogen, dimethyltriptamine (or DMT), which is used in shamanic rituals by native Brazilian tribes. Mimosa hostilis root bark can be stored in the same way as other herbs roots. The root bark must first be dried properly.
Mimosa hostsilis also known as Mimosa tendiflora is a member the mimosa genera, which is small shrubs that are native to South America’s Amazon rainforest.
- Its roots contain a hallucinogen, dimethyltriptamine (or DMT), which is used in shamanic rituals by native Brazilian tribes.
Put the mimosa hostilis bark on a baking pan. To kill insects and eggs, heat the oven to 71.1°C. Let the bark cool at room temperature for 10 minutes before you remove it.
The dried bark can be broken up or shredded into smaller pieces. Put it into an opaque glass container. Secure the lid. Keep the container in warm place for at least a week. Each day check to see if there’s condensation on the inside. The bark may not be dry enough if it forms. Continue heating.
The dried bark can be broken up or shredded into smaller pieces.
- Each day check to ensure that condensation does not form on the inside.
Place the bark in the glass container. Secure the lid. Keep the lid on tightly.
Mimosa hostilis root bark should not be heated. As with any herb, heat excess will cause it to lose its oils.
The root bark of Mimosa hostilis can be used to treat inflammation, skin burns, and infections. It is against the law in the United States to extract DMT root bark.