Dream Herb, Aztec (Calea ternifolia), potted plant, organic

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Family: Aster (Asteraceae)

Hardy to Zones 9 to 12, otherwise readily grown as a potted plant.  Sizes itself to the pot.  Protect from frost.

(Aztec Dream Dream Herb, Zacatechichi, Calea zacatechichi)

Woody perennial shrub native to Mexico and Central America. Flowers white to 10 feet tall and can reach a width of 10 feet.  Traditional uses: Oneirogen (Dream inducing), digestive bitter, and febrifuge. Aerial parts are made into tea, smoked, or left under the pillow. Low-dose botanical.   Considered an adjunct for dream therapy, lucid dreaming and shamanistic practices. Source of unique sesquiterpenes and flavones.  Plant does fine with standard potting soils in a 1-gallon or larger pot.  Give a warm position in the shade to part sun.  Water regularly.  When planted to the landscape, space plants 5 feet apart.

potted plant, Certified Organically Grown

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  1. Levi

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    Levi (verified owner)

    I ordered 2 plants and planted each in a 5 gal pot on July 1st in California. I placed them in the shade with a little morning sun. Then I recently put them in full sun and they like that more and grow faster in moderate Summer temperatures.

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