25 July, 2022

The essence or spirit of tepezcohuite offers by its presence: Clarity, compassion, concentration, determination, empathy, emotional balance, forgiveness, service, lucid and visionary dream…

Nombre botánico : Mimosa tenuiflora or Mimosa hostilis

Hábitat : Mexico

Botanical description

Thorny, deciduous tree (without leaves from December to May), can reach up to about 8 meters in height, usually 3 or 4 meters, of woody trunk.

Bark is rough, reddish-brown to grayish, with a resinous smell and taste, with thorns on the stems, short and very sharp can reach up to 3 cm long.

Leaves of 10 to 25 cm long alternate and composed of 3 to 9 pairs of pines and these with 20 to 40 small, linear and oblong flakes, almost sessile, the petioles of 1 to 2.5 cm. long, the raquis sometimes thorny, linear stipules of 4 to 8 millimeters long.

Flowers are white, sessile in the form of dense spikes 5-8 cm long.

Campanulate calyx almost as large as the corolla, puberulent; corolla 1.5 to 2 mm long.

The fruit in the form of oblong pods of 3 to 4 centimeters long and 7 millimeters wide, which usually contain after ripening 3 to 4 seeds in each pod, the fruits are produced at the driest time of the year. Its seeds are bright reddish-brown lenticulars 4 millimeters long, 3.2 millimeters wide and 1.5 millimeters high.

Main properties of Tepezcohuite Medicine

  • Accelerates the reconstitution of the epidermis
  • Acts on defensive energy
  • Allows you to act deep from the surface
  • Breaks down negative thought patterns
  • Cleans the passage of air between the airways and also the energies
  • Clears sinuses like airways
  • Connects spiritually, with ourselves and the universe, to the network of vessels and also to the surface meridians.
  • Control emotions, opening as closing pores
  • Cools the excesses of Yang, heat so the fire
  • Defends the surface so that external perverse energies do not penetrate the meridians and reach the organs
  • Destroys germs
  • Drains the lungs
  • Dry out perverse moisture
  • Eliminates indisposition and also excess heat
  • Expels the disease
  • Facilitates dreams
  • Fight against certain external elements (free radicals, UV, stress…)
  • Fights inflammation, bacterial infections such as: Bacillus cereus, Bacillus subtilis, Candida albicans, Klebsiella oxytoca, Proteus mirabilis, Proteus vulgaris, Salmonella typhi, Serratia marcescens, Shigella flexneri, Shigella sonnei and Yersinia enterocolitica.
  • Frees the mind from confusion
  • Gets rid of waste products and also negative energy
  • Heals wounds
  • Improves breathing, resistance to external pathogenic factors and also digestion
  • Lower fever
  • Prevents dispersion
  • Promotes elimination through feces as well as urine
  • Protects the psychic as the body from external perverse energies
  • Purifies the mind and also organic liquids
  • Receives energy from the lungs through its diffusion and distribution function
  • Refreshes the blood
  • Regenerates cells
  • Regulates body temperature
  • Rejuvenates
  • Revitalizes affective bonds
  • Softens the skin
  • Soothes wound pains and also aggressive behavior
  • Stimulates smooth muscle tissue and also the circulation of veins
  • Strengthens defensive energy and also the lungs
  • Strengthens the immune system
  • Warms, feeds, moistens the skin so the muscles
  • Waterproof
  • Whet your appetite

Indications of tepezcohuite


  • About weight
  • Accumulation of moist heat
  • Acne
  • Athlete’s feet
  • Bronchitis
  • Burns
  • Cellular aging
  • Chronic, respiratory disease
  • Colds
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Cracks
  • Eczema
  • Excess fire in the heart and also in the liver
  • Excessive sweating
  • Fatigue
  • Gastritis
  • Headache
  • Inflammations
  • Insomnia
  • Lack of libido
  • Lungs suffering from ascending energy to counterflow
  • Migraine
  • Oily as moist skin
  • Phlegm
  • Psoriasis
  • Red face
  • Rhinitis
  • Rosacea
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin infections, lesions
  • Spleen suffering from excess moisture
  • Spots
  • Stomach ulcers
  • Stress
  • Stretch marks
  • Varicose veins
  • Wrinkles


  • Addictions
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment
  • Conflict
  • Control the other
  • Depression
  • Fear
  • Inability to see beyond problems
  • Like to give but not to receive
  • Melancholy
  • Mental confusion
  • Mental illness
  • Sadness
  • Selfishness
  • Solitude
  • Worrying excessively about others

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