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How to Store Mimosa Hostilis Root Bark?

By Steven White ; Updated September 21, 2017

Mimosa hostilis is a drought-tolerant shrub native to Brazil and Southern Mexico. Its roots produce and store a substance known as DMT, which is highly toxic and produces hallucinations when consumed. The bark’s dark color is also used to stain leather during tanning.

Sit the bark out in a well-ventilated room for 48 hours to make sure it is completely dry.

Place the bark in glass mason jars and cover the jars tightly with jar lids.

Store in a cool, dark place such as a kitchen pantry.


Things You Will Need

  • Glass mason jars
  • Jar lids

About the Author


Steven White is a privately contracted software engineer and efficiency analyst. He has more than five years of experience providing technical support for AT&T broadband customers. Along with his technology background, White enjoys carpentry and plumbing.