Heimia salicifolia (Sinicuichi; Sun Opener) Seed Packet
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Small, dense shrub covered in masses of small yellow flowers. An important visionary plant for the traditional inhabitants of the highlands of Tamaulipas and Veracruz, Mexico.

A fermented beverage was prepared that caused mild intoxication, auditory hallucinations, yellowing and darkening of field of vision and improved memory function

Used widely in traditional medicine, the species acts as a general tonic, sudorific, antipyretic, haemostatic, emetic, laxative, diaphoretic, diuretic, astringent, antisyphilitic and vulnerary.

S. Voogelbreinder, 2009.
Heimia salicifolia (Sinicuichi; Sun Opener) Seed Packet
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