Phragmites australis – Common Reed

Phragmites australis – Common Reed
FAMILY: Gramineae: Poaceae GENUS: Phragmites SPECIES: Australis COMMON NAMES: Calamus vallaris, Canna Sepiaria, Carrizo, Common Reed, ‘eqpe’w (Chumash), Lok’aa’ (Navajo, ‘tube’), Phragmites (Greek), Reedgrass A perennial grass with...

Recipe For Xochipili Liqueur

Recipe For Xochipili Liqueur
Xochipili is the Aztec god of flowers, pleasure, feasting, debauchery, and creativity. This is our favorite recipe for Xochipili liqueur – it combines several very potent entheogens that were used by the Aztecs, and we are sure you will find the effects quite...

Tagetes lucida – Marigolds

Tagetes lucida – Marigolds
FAMILY: Asteraceae GENUS: Tagetes SPECIES: Lucida COMMON NAMES: Marigolds, Yauhtli (‘the dark one’), Flor de Santa Maria, Hierba de Nube (‘cloud herb’), Sweet Mace, Mexican Tarragon Tagetes lucida is a perennial herb which is available in...

Phalaris arundinacea – Reed Canary Grass

Phalaris arundinacea – Reed Canary Grass
FAMILY: Gramineae: Poaceae GENUS: Phalaris SPECIES: Arundinacea COMMON NAMES: Bentgrass, Reed Canary Grass, Glanzgras, Reed Grass Phalaris arundinacea is a perennial grass with gray-green stalks that grow about 2 meters tall, long, wide leaves with rough edges, and...

Lophophora williamsii – Peyote

Lophophora williamsii – Peyote
FAMILY: Cactaceae GENUS: Lophophora SPECIES: Williamsii COMMON NAMES: Azee (Navajo), Bad Seed, Beyo (Otomi), Biisung (Delaware), Camaba (Tepehuano), Chiee (Cora), Devil’s Root, Diabolic Root, Divine Herb, Dry Whiskey, Dumpling Cactus, Hikuli (Tarahumara), Ho...