Herb, Powdered from Peru (SKU 0085)
Finely powdered Manayupa (Amor Seco) herb from Peru.
Desmodium molliculum is native to the Peruvian Andes and is found throughout South and Central America as well as Africa and Asia. As with many plants used in native medicine, alternative medicine has developed Desmodium molliculum as a product for sale in the United States and Europe. Not much is known about the plant, and descriptions of the plant and its properties can vary.
The herb can grow up to 3 feet in length and about 20 inches above the ground. The leaves are three-foliated and the flowers are purple, small, and arranged in clusters. It produces a fruit, and the seeds are bean-shaped. There are several related species that are supposed to have similar properties.
This is a natural product, used as incense or in perfumery, or as an ingredient of incense and other perfumery or potpourri preparations.
Some incense plants or products may have some history of other folklore purposes, but we offer this product for its use as incense. Not food grade, not for consumption.
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