Chacruna (Psychotria Viridis) – Ethically and Sustainable Harvested, Shade Dried Whole Leaves from Tarapoto, Peru
Chacruna (Psychotria Viridis) – Ethically and Sustainable Harvested, Shade DriedWhole Leaves from Ucayali, Peru
Chacruna (Psychotria viridis) grows naturally in wet lowland tropical forests, most commonly in Amazonian Peru, Brazil and Bolivia. It is an evergreen shrub, that grows to a height of up to 5 meter with a spread of 2 meter. The leaves are generally 5-15 x 2-6 cm, in outline generally elliptic or often widest above the middle, usually sharply angled at base. When dry, the leaves of Psychotria viridis usually are grey green or reddish brown.