bobinsana : lucid dreaming herb + heart opener
Heart Healer | Lucid Dreaming Ally
Bobinsana, Calliandra angustufolia, is a native of the Amazon Basin and has been used for countless generations to heal the body and for enhancing spiritual and shamanic activities. Traditionally bobinsana is use in tincture form, made using alcohol made from cane sugar called aguardiente or used in a strong tea (decoction). The entire plant are used for healing, the roots, bark, leaves and flowers.
Bobinsana can be a powerful tonic for strength and energy as it may boost the immune system. Bobinsana has been traditionally used to support those with arthritis, rheumatism, musculoskeletal pains, edema/oedema and uterine disorders. Research done in Sweden has shown that the plant contains COX-inhibitors, which is a remedy for arthritis.
Disclaimer- Bobinsana is traditionally used as a contraceptive in Peru. While there is no research to confirm this possible action, those seeking to get pregnant should avoid this plant. Should not be used during pregnancy or lactation. If you take pharmaceutical drugs or have a medical condition please consult your doctor before using. [R]
The bark and leaf are classically simmered for 10-15minutes. It can also be used ceremonially for altar objects, ofrendas in ritual candles and more.
Amount per bag: 4oz
*Packaged in a recycled kraft bag, with a biodegradable label
- Net Wt
Sourced from Peru
4 oz fine powder
Steep 1-2tsp of powder in 2cups of hot water, infuse for about 8 minutes. Traditionally it is drank as a decoction for added strength. For a stronger brew use 2-3tsp in 2 cups of hot water, and boil down for 15minutes. Strain if needed, and add choice of sweetener. Pair with other aromatic plants such as chai spices, or roses for a delicious brew. Enjoy before meditation or before bed.
We recommend everyone listen to their body intuitively; follow the dosage that resonates the most with you.
How to Store
Store the container in a cool and dry place. Avoid direct contact with very bright light or sunlight as it might damage the product.
Bobinsana is commonly taken in the Amazon during shamanic ceremonies for healing the heart, to reveal empathy, to deepen one’s connection to nature, clarity and deeply activate intuition. Bobinsana is revered as a masterful dream herb by shamans, as it is said to dissolve the feeling of time, and makes dream realism so vivid, that you forget the distinction between sleeping or waking life.