Zacatechichi Dream Herb
Calea Zacatechichi Dream Herb
Latin Name: Calea
herb, Calea, Calea Zacatechichi, Calea dream herb, Leaf of God,
thle-pelakano, bitter grass, dream herb
reports suggest that the chontal Indians of Oaxaca take a tea of the crushed,
dried leaves as an hallucinogen. Believing in visions seen in dreams, Chontal
medicine men, who assert that Zacatechichi clarifies the senses, call the plant
Thle-pelakano or "leaf of the god." There is some evidence that the
intoxication is accompanied also by auditory hallucinations...
of the Gods"
have heard from our native sources that after or while drinking
the tea the dried leaves are rolled up and smoked It is said to
induce "visions and clairvoyant, dream-like states in which
the indians often perceived voices of the gods and spirits who
reveal the cause of diseases, decipher the future or maybe help
find lost objects.
Scientifically demonstrated and concluded to increase the frequency
of lucid dreams."