3 X Small Live Sinicuichi Plants - Ship Bare Rooted in Sphagnum Moss.
Grow your own Mayan Sunopener! Sinicuichi is very easy to grow in New Zealand making it a perfect species for less experienced ethnobotanical collectors to start with. It grows into an attractive shrub with nice green leaves with a touch of psychedelic purple and lovely yellow flowers.
Ethnobotanical History: Sinicuichi (Heimia salicifolia) is a perennial shrub with small narrow leaves and yellow flowers growing up to 1.5 meters. It is also known as "Mayan Sun Opener" or "Plant of the Yellow Vision".Sinicuichi users report relaxation, improved memory, pleasant drowsiness, cooling of body, mild intoxication and giddiness, darkening of vision, auditory hallucinations, a shrinking of the surrounding world, altered time/space perception.
Traditionally the leaves are removed and allowed to wilt a bit. They are then crushed, combined with cold water and placed in the sun for 24hrs to make a tea.If fresh material is not available, the dried herb may be crushed, steeped in hot water and allowed to sit in the sun for 24hrs before drinking.Warning: Regular heavy usage may effect memory and leave a yellow tint to vision the next day. When not prepared properly, some users report muscle aches.
Cultivation: Upon arrival, remove plants from the wet spagnum moss they are shipped in. Clean in cold water and with clean sharp snips carefully remove any the 3D's (any dead, diseased or damaged material). Plant in potting mix or straight into the soil. Sinicuichi grows well as a hedge and once established can be cut back hard, or on the edge of forest or other trees. It like some shade from the full bearing summer sun. Sinicuichi produces lots of tiny seeds and self sows around the area it is planted, so you will have a regular supply of seedlings come up once established.
Shipping Restrictions: We do not ship live plants outside New Zealand.