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Nights Dream Tea...
Herb, Calea zacatechichi
dream inducing herb Calea zacatechichi
has been and still is being traditionally used
by the Chontal Indians of
to induce dreams.
Used as a tea and often smoking cigarettes
rolled from the same material, the Chontal
Indians use this magical herb to obtain
divinatory messages during dreaming.
experiments Calea zacatechichi has
in fact to been found to increase the
superficial stages of sleep and the number of
spontaneous awakenings. The subjective reports
of dreams were significantly higher than both
placebo and diazepam, indicating an increase in
hypnagogic imagery occurring during superficial
sleep stages. A collection of interviews and
written reports concerning the psychotropic
effects of these preparations on 12 volunteers
has been published.
and direct questioning disclosed a discrete
enhancement of all sensorial perceptions, an
increase in imagery, mind thought discontinuity,
void flux of ideas, and difficulties in
retrieval. These effects were followed by
somnolence and a short sleep during which lively
dreams were reported by the majority of the
There is also
reported a feeling of well-being is said to
persist for a day or more with no unpleasant
side effects. Leaves show some experimental
antiatherogenic and CNS depression activity and
the plant contains 0.01% of a crystalline
Our Calea is
organically grown in
Mexico and has
been found to be of exception quality.