£18.50 – £925.00
Mimosa Hostilis Root Bark. 50g-10kg quantities of Mimosa Hostilis shredded inner root bark.
Available in 50g, 100g, 250g, 500g, 1kg, 1.75kg weights.
Available in 2kg, 5kg and 10kg weights. On request we have added wholesale quantities of Mimosa Hostilis shredded inner root bark at a reduced price, for resale or larger batch soap making (available to UK customers only).
All orders are sent from the UK, and we offer free UK postage.
FAMILY: Fabaceae (Leguminosae; Mimosaceae)
SPECIES: Mimosa Hostilis (Mimosa tenuiflora)
COMMON NAMES: Jurema, Tepescohuite, Cabrero, Carbonal, Jurema Preta, Calumbi, Black Jeruma, Vinho de Jeruma, Yurema
We offer Mimosa hostilis inner root bark from a reputed source, a company that has years of experience in harvesting and processing high quality Mimosa hostilis root bark. We believe that this is the best quality Mimosa available on the market. We always offer a freshly harvested batch, and you can now order between 2-10kg wholesale.
We only use sustainable harvesting methods – only one root is harvested from each plant.
The fields where our harvest comes from does not receive any chemical pesticides or any chemical agents as the grass and herbs grow naturally during the rainy season and pests are naturally controlled by the six-month dry period. Also during processing, we use no chemicals whatsoever, in fact no product at all is used. This is 100% organic Mimosa Hostilis Root Bark.
Once harvested, the cleaned inner root bark is transported in boxes to the clean glass greenhouse which a clean environment to avoid contamination of the product. The bark dries at 70% of shade for a few days and is is then shredded before being packed into plastic bags.
The fine logistic system of harvesting and processing small quantities a few times a week enables us to preserve well the functional components of the bark.
Mimosa tenuiflora, also known as Mimosa hostilis and Acacia hostilis is a plant of the Leguminosae family and is popularly known as “calumbi” and “jurema preta” in Brazil M. tenuiflora is a common shrub/tree that is distributed in areas of tropical deciduous forests in the Americas from the southeastern regions of Mexico to northern Brazil and Venezuela, where it grows as secondary opportunistic vegetation. It is a legume tree 5 to 7 m tall and has a high level of tannins and it is an important forage plant used to feed small ruminants in the “caatinga” (a semi-desertic vegetation in interior of Brazilian northeastern) during the dry season.
Studies of M. tenuiflora showed potential in healing scar tissue amongst other things. According to Mexican ethnobotanic sources, the direct application of the dried powdered bark to the lesion was an effective remedy for treating skin burns and wounds. The population of the district of Palmeiras at Contendas of Sincorá (Bahia State, Brazil) uses the bark of M. tenuiflora for the treatment of coughs and for the healing of wounds. A standardised tannin content extract obtained from the M. tenuiflora bark also showed fantastic therapeutic properties for the treatment of skin venous leg ulcerations and strong in vitro antimicrobial properties against a wide group of microorganisms.
For more information on our mimosa hostilis root bark products please contact Organic Soap Supply UK today.
1.75kg (International Max), 100g Sample, 50g Sample, 10KG, 1kg, 250g, 2KG, 3KG, 500g, 5KG