Acacia Xanthophloea (Ubulawu Dream Herb)
Experience the power of African dream herbs with Acacia Xanthophloea, also known as Mukanya Kude. This special plant is sourced directly from a native woman who collects and sells medicinal plants in a small market in South Africa. With no intermediaries, we are proud to support local communities and bring you the purest form of this incredible herb.
For centuries, the Zulu people of southern Africa have recognized the bark of the Mukanya Kude tree for its visionary and prophetic dreams. They boil the bark with four other herbs, including Silene capensis (African dream root) and Synaptolepis kirkii, to create a brew that induces lucid dreams. This brew is known as “white paths,” and before going to sleep, they ask a question to which they will have an answer in their dreams. People say that by taking Ubulawu herbs, you can communicate with the spirits of ancestors and gain insights and answers.
Medicinally, the roots and a powder made from the tree bark serve as an emetic and as a prophylactic against malaria.
The Mukanya Kude tree (Acacia xanthophloea) grows in swampy areas of the south and east of Africa. Its Latin name comes from the tree’s yellowish bark. The bark collectors remove the bark with a knife, usually from larger-sized trees. Acacia xanthophloea resists damage well and generally recovers from bark removal as well as from elephant damage.
The Acacia xanthophloea tree is popular amongst birds for nest building. The thorns add extra protection against predators such as snakes. Elephants eat young branches and leaves, and giraffes and vervet monkeys eat leaves and pods. Monkeys and grey louries eat the flowers, and baboons eat the gum and green seeds. Insects such as bees are attracted by the yellow colour and sweet scent of the flowers and act as pollinators.
- Pure, sustainably sourced Acacia Xanthophloea
- Directly purchased from a native woman in South Africa
- Used for visionary and prophetic dreams
- Medicinally used as an emetic and prophylactic against malaria
- Popular amongst birds and other animals for various purposes
Experience the power of Acacia Xanthophloea for yourself and explore the world of African dream herbs. Purchase now at Wisdom of Plants Institute.