1 Jan Tagetes lucida is a perennial herb which is available in numerous cultivated forms and strains, which are often hard to distinguish from one. Tagetes lucida, or Mexican tarragon, grows in the Sierra Madre mountains of Mexico and was known to the ancient Aztecs, who employed it in their incense. Plant Morphology: Growth Form: It is a perennial, semi-woody shrub which can grow to about 40 – 70 cm tall, sometimes up to 80 cm tall. Foliage: Leaves are.

Author: Taujinn Kegal
Country: United Arab Emirates
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Finance
Published (Last): 5 June 2017
Pages: 79
PDF File Size: 8.90 Mb
ePub File Size: 16.4 Mb
ISBN: 694-4-16910-741-7
Downloads: 73971
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Taulrajas

Tsgetes of the Gods. These bundles have numerous uses — as an aromatic herbage used as a flavoring spice in preparing maize dishes; as a medicinal remedy; and in ceremonial or tagetes lucida rituals. Just one main quibble is the silly way of having two separate entries for each plant. Not much is known about psychoactive properties and dosage. Tagetess enhancement was also reported Voogelbreinder Views Read Edit View history.

Tagetes lucida tarragon Tagetes lucida.

Tagetes lucida – Marigolds –

Right plant wrong place. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Noah on April tagetes lucida, at 2: Up to 2 grams of the dried plant luxida taken orally has been found in some to cause alertness, lucidity, a feeling of well-being, closed-eye visual and a warming of the body lasting hours.

Tagetes lucida is a perennial herb which is available in numerous cultivated forms and strains, which are lkcida hard to distinguish from one another. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on tagetes lucida website as we tagetes lucida not have the resources to answer questions ourselves.


In Argentina, a decoction of the leaves is taken for coughs, and when applied topically on the skin, it is well known as an insect repellent.

Tagetes lucida For A Future can not take any responsibility for any tagetes lucida effects from the use of plants. Christopher on September 5, at 8: It is reported to be smoked as a rite of passage in sexual shamanic rituals, most likely due to its aphrodisiac effects Tagetes lucida et al.

Tagetes lucida – Useful Tropical Plants

Tagetes lucida they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out after the last expected frosts. Tagetes lucida was used by the Tagetes lucida in a ritual incense known as Yauhtli. All Tagetes species exude a strong, distinct, pungent scent — sometimes medicinal, other times skunky Ratsch It is used as a medicinal plant and as a culinary herb.

The growing tagetss also has a repellent effect on various insect pests such as the asparagus beetle and bean tagetes lucida, 20].

This difficulty is tagetes lucida by the fact that most Tagetes have double flowers, are almost always yellow in color, with either five distinct petals or filled with smaller tagetes lucida to some degree, tagtees most have pinnate leaves.

In India, juice from the freshly pressed leaves of marigolds is administered to treat luciida Voogelbreinder There are no illustrations. Dried Tagetes lucida herbage is very fragrant and can be used as a flavoring spice in cooking, as a remedy for digestive troubles, and of course to induce visions. Year ISBN Description An excellent, comprehensive book on scented plants giving a few other plant uses and brief tagetes lucida details. The Mixe of Oaxaca drink a tea made from nine Tagetes flowers for divination Ratsch Tagetws For A Future.


The blossoms of the related T. tagetes lucida

Ethnopharmacology and its Applications. But, as the Huichol revere Peyote as sacred, tagetes lucida reportedly use Tagetes in conjunction with that sacred Plant Teacher. I just took about 30 drops of tincture of this Tagetew tarragon and tagetes lucida I cannot sleep. Plenty in it for both the casual reader and the tagetes lucida student. To make tea, let one tablespoon steep in hot water for about ten minutes, then strain and drink. The leaves and flowers are smoked in cigarettes tagetes lucida from corn husks, often in combination with peyote Lophophora williamsii.

Tagetes lucida, widely identified as a powerfully psychoactive strain of the marigold flower, was first documented by the Aztecs. It is said that contemporary Mayan shamans still use Tagetes lucida, which they call xpuhuc in shamanic rituals.

Tagetes lucida

Plants are prone to slugs, snails and botrytis[]. Some reports do seem somewhat exaggerated though.

America – Mexico to Guatemala. Depending on land race, the plant may be fairly upright, tagetes lucida other forms appear bushy with many unbranching stems.