The plant comes from Mexico, where in the past it was an important part of traditional ceremonies and medicine. It served as a remedy for fevers, intestinal problems or headaches. However, its main strength was the ability to bring visions and expand consciousness. Its sedative and hypnotic effects are still used today as an alternative to conventional anti-insomnia pharmaceuticals. However, its effects are far more interesting. The plant has gained its popularity mainly due to its effects on dreaming. The user’s dreams become more vivid, colorful and easier to remember. With regular use, users even get lucid dreaming ability.
According to the legislation of the Czech Republic, Calea Zacatechichi is not an approved nutritional supplement or food and is therefore sold only for collecting purposes.
For more information about the herb, its history, and more, visit our herbarium.