Snuff is a powder made from the grinding and sifting of ancient Amazonian plants (medicinal and aromatic plants) and even minerals, whose main ingredient is tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum). The components of the mixture vary, depending on the country where it is made. Traditionally, snuff is used as a medicine in many indigenous tribes in South America, especially in Brazil or Colombia.
The mimosa hostilis, whose scientific name is Mimosa tenuiflora (Willd) Poiret is a tree of American origin. It grows naturally in the southeast of Mexico, in Central America and in Brazil. In the latter country, it’s also called jurema or jurema-preta (to distinguish it from another species of mimosa, the jurema-branca), while in Mexico its traditional name is tepezcohuite or “tree of the skin”. The mimosa tenuiflora is typical of a tropical deciduous forest ecosystem, where the rains are torrential and there are very long dry seasons.
Truffles are popularly considered as the black diamond of haute cuisine, a luxury delicacy, accesible only to some. But leaving gastronomy aside, ¿what exactly do you know about “magic” truffles? Here’s everything.
Ben Sessa’s little book, The Psychedelic Renaissance, was published in 2012. The psychiatrist, who works with children and adolescents with severe mental disorders, talks about the increasing use of psychedelics and their implementation in such disparate areas as science, spirituality and creativity. According to Sessa, we were already experiencing a rebirth of psychedelics eight years ago, so imagine the situation now.
The first thing any customer should know is what kratom is exactly. Kratom or Mitragynia speciosa is a deciduous plant which belongs to the Rubiaceae family. Curiously, this family is exactly the same as the coffee plant.
25.000 people in Spain suffer from cluster headaches (Horton syndrome), from which almost 28% have it in form of chronic disease. Nevertheless, recent studies suggest that patients “are not treated in a suitable way” and point out to “the inadequate guide line of the preventative treatment”.