The San Pedro cactus (Trichocereus pachanoi) is the oldest known healing plant from South America. Originally this plant comes from Equador and Peru, there it still grows on the highlands on 2000-3000 metres. This fast growing cactus has 4 to 9 ribs and a strong root sytem.
Pachanoi has a long history of being used in Andean traditional medicine. Archeological studies have found evidence of use going back two thousand years, to Moche culture. Currently it is widely known and used to trea ...(more)