Talk:Calea ternifolia (botany)

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Calea ternifolia (botany)
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Calea ternifolia
Taxonomical nomenclature
Kingdom Plantae
Unranked Angiosperms
Unranked Eudicots
Unranked Asterids
Order Asterales
Family Asteraceae
Genus Calea
Species C. ternifolia
Common nomenclature
Common names Calea zacatechichi, Dream Herb, Bitter Grass
Active constituents Flavones, Sesquiterpenes

Calea zacatechichi is a medium sized shrub that has reportedly been used by the Chontal indians of Mexico as a hallucinogen. Its dried leaves are used before sleep to increase dreaming. Its effects are not well documented.

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