Leonotis nepetifolia | Flower petals | Klip dagga | Lion’s Ear

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Leonotis nepetifolia | Flower petals | Klip dagga | Lion’s Ear

  • Ecuador, Andes
  • Wild harvested

KLIP DAGGA

Family: Lamiacea

Genus: Leonotis

Origin: Pan-tropical

Origin: Ecuador

Common names: Klip dagga, Lion’s ear

SKU: Klipdagga

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Leonotis nepetifolia |  Flower petals | Klip dagga

We sell 2 varieties of Leonotis the nepetifolia from South America and the leonorus from Asia.

Of the Klip dagga we sell the freshly dried flower petals.

Wild harvested in the Andes

A Quechua lady who is a friend of us goes high up in the Andes mountains to harvest this amazing flower petals.  This is a time consuming work because she handles every petal with care while the thorns try to sting. She does this work with attention and love so you will certainly get the best quality there is. The Wild Dagga is harvested from plants in the wild hence no fertilizers are used. Finally; they are completely organic; the way we like it.

Nectar filled

The Quechua lady harvests our Leonotis leonorus  in the high Andean mountain slopes going down into the Amazon in Pichincha province. She picks the mature flower petals only which tend to be nectar filled. If you burn them or smell them you will smell a nice sweetish odor.

About the plant

L. nepetifolia or Klip dagga is a large evergreen shrub, growing up to 3 metres (8 ft.) tall, that belongs to the mint family. It’s exuberant flowers that are commonly orange, are a favorite amongst hummingbirds and butterflies. It grows to a height of 3 meters and has whorls of striking lipped flowers, that are most commonly orange, but can vary to red, white, and purple. It has very soft serrated leaves that can grow up to 4 inches wide.

This plant from the Lamiaceae (mint) family is native to tropical Africa and Southern India. It’s exuberant flowers are traditionally smoked or consumed as a tea, inducing calming and sedating sensations according to traditional beliefs.

 

Be well informed:

https://erowid.org/experiences/subs/exp_Leonotis_nepetaefolia.shtml

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonotis_nepetifolia

 

 

Our products are not certified by the FDA neither Health Canada for human consumption. They are sold for incense and soap making purposes, decorative purposes and/or legitimate ethnobotanical research. Our products are not sold and intended for human consumption. The information given about the plants is for academic purposes only and not intended to be used medically. Wakingherbs.com, its suppliers, agents, employees and distributors cannot be held accountable for any misuse of the products offered.

Colours of the product may vary as we sell natural products we don’t make photos of every new batch. Sometimes the exact form of the products can differ with that on the photo.

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