Heimia Salicifolia, aka Sinicuichi or Sun Opener, is a decorative perennial, growing to roughly three meters. Heimia Salicifolia is one of several sacred plants featured on Xochipilli, a sixteenth century statue of the Aztec Prince of Flowers. It is also a reportedly a powerful natural anti-inflammatory due to the compounds nesodine, lyfoline and lythrine. It has long, glossy, oval leaves stretching from a stem that becomes woody as it matures. The plant develops yellow flower clusters between its sets of leaves. As the flowers fall, the bud contains a single seed pod. These spherical brown seed pods, which look much like a coriander seed, contain thousands of tiny brown seeds.
In purchasing, international buyers agree to assume the risk of arrival of all items. We cannot replace lost or seized items. You will be required to confirm that you agree to these terms before items can be sent.