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Diamond Willow / Northern / Wikmasigan FUNGUS (Haploporus odorus)

SKU: DWB00025

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ALSO KNOWN AS: Diamond Willow Fungus, Northern fungus, wikmasigan fungus

PLANT FAMILY:  Polyporaceae.

PART(S) USED:  Fungus

OVERVIEW: Diamond Willow (Northern / Wikmasigan) Fungus (Haploporus odorus), also known as Aniseed Polypore, is found above 51 degrees latitude in Canada and Europe. If you've ever sat in in the wet heat of a pitch black Sweat Lodge, you know there is no mistaking this very special medicine when it is fed to the Grandfathers.

TRADITIONAL USES: Traditionally, this sacred mushroom has been used as a protective and meditative aid during ceremony. It has also been carved into beads for necklaces, and has been found sewn onto on sacred war robes for its general protective powers.

PRECAUTIONS & CONTRAINDICATIONS:  No known side-effects or contraindications. 

WARNING: This information is for educational purposes only, has not been evaluated by Health Canada, and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.