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Banisteriopsis caapi "Tucunaca" Freshly Harvested Seeds

Banisteriopsis caapi

These  100% Organic  B. caapi seeds are freshly harvested and brought to us direct from Brazil Express. This variety of Caapi is used by most churches in Brazil for its powerful soul. The viability rates go down relatively quickly with time so if you want to grow your own B caapi from seed we  suggest  you order soon. Right now they are tested at 80-85% viability. We have very limited stock

Tradition:
Each tribe has a very specific origin myth associated with the vine.  Most names translate to mean "vine of souls" or "vine of the dead" as it is believed that the departed climb to heaven on the vines.  This fits well with the common motif of the "World Tree" or "Axis Mundi".  The roots are the underworld, the trunk the middle world or realm of people, and the canopy would be symbolic of the ethereal realm.  Symbolism is complex and variable among the tribes.  Many have a story about how an ancient ancestor received the vine from a god. Then it was given to all people for healing.

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