Banisteriopsis caapi (Caapi, Yagé)

Brazil, Caupuri, Vine, Roughly Shredded from Brazil (SKU 3265)

Roughly shredded "Caupuri" Ayahuasca vine from Brazil. The look of the vine is marked by the big knots it has along it’s length. It is definitely one of the strongest Caapi varieties from Brazil, known for its physical strength, and locally called "A General". This vine was planted 25 years ago. Ethically and sustainably cultivated and harvested.  Besides drying no further treatment has taken place. Harvested in June 2019. 

Banisteriopsis caapi is one of a hundred species of plants in tropical America. Three of these are known for their hallucinogenic effects in Ayahuasca. These three plants are B. inebriens, B. caapi and B. quitensis. The best known of these three species and the main component of Ayahuasca is Banisteriopsis caapi. The geographical origin is not known because the plant is cultivated throughout the entire Amazonion region. The plant grows in the wild in Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, Equador etc.

It is a shrub or extensive liana in tropical forests. Bark usually chocolate-brown, smooth. Leaves opposite, oval-shaped, green, marginally entire, 8-18 cm long, 3.5-8 cm wide, upper surface glaborous. Inflorescence axillary or terminal cymose panicles. Flowers 12-14 mm in diameter 2.5-3 mm long, 1.5 mm wide. Petals pink, 5-7 mm long, 4-5 mm wide. This liana is mainly propagated vegetatively because it rarely blossoms and sets seed. The fan-like shaped seeds are green when fresh, but turn brown with age.

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