Lupuna Blanca Ceiba pentandra, kapok tree (lu-poo-na blanca)
We sometimes need to be reminded of the strength and courage that naturally lies within us. Especially when we hit a crossroads, have to make life changing decisions, life is particularly challenging or demanding more from us as we go through a cycle of change, growth and learning. Negative thoughts and limiting self-beliefs can make us feel small, our energy contracted and the inability to see beyond the boundaries of our comfort zone. Lupuna is one of the biggest trees in the Amazon. It stands tall and proud and reminds us to do the same. Connect to this tree to bring you strength, courage, expansion and self-value. Its energy is light and grounding. The colour associated with this essence is Turquoise, it represents the expansion of this tree from the earth reaching the limitless skies. This colour is calm, serene and uplifting.
Each essence has been prepared with its own medicine song, an icaro. Icaros are a form of communication between the shaman and the spirit world. The icaro is used to set the healing intention and to ask the tree for assistance. Each essence has been uniquely created by choosing certain qualities of each tree and calling forth its medicine with the icaro.
The third image is of my painting 'Lupuna Blanca tree medicine'
Other traditional uses
This tree can grow to the extraordinary height of 70 metres. When more mature it forms huge buttresses at the base and can grow to a diameter of around 10m. It has spiny bumps on its outer bark. It usually grows by the river’s edge, in high jungle areas.Used in the treatment of asthma, dysentery, kidney disease, bruises and for reducing fevers. This tree’s fibers are extremely light and have been used commercially as a filling for mattresses and pillows.The Kichwa tribe use the resin for treating hernias.
This tree is a sacred teacher plant and used by shamans for its curative/spiritual qualities. It can be used as part of a shamanic dieta or as an admixture to Ayahuasca.
Customer Reviews 3 item(s)
- Very Expanding
Lapuna has opened me up to things that I thought were out of reach. I've been able to connect to energies and spirit animals that I was always fascinated by, but always too afraid to reach out to on my own.
This is a very welcoming and supportive medicine. I've been trying to keep a strict dieta and Lapuna gives me a little nudge to keep me on the path..
- Absolutely amazing!
- I have dieted the entire bottle of Lapuna Blanca. I wanted to go deep into my soul, and the essence has definitely delivered the lessons. The experience started off gentle and has grown into a full blown realization of my own inner strength. My journey with Lapuna Blanca revealed what was blocking my strength from expressing itself, and has helped me to move through that. Lapuna Blanca not only reconnected me with my own inner strength, it has also shown me how powerful it is. Thank you, Mimi!
- Essential in my personal and spiritual growth
- Lupuna Blanca opened my eyes, my mind, and cleansed my body. An 8 day course provided spaces of such clarity, peace, and knowing, as well as times of discomfort, feelings of moodiness, and a turbulent mind. The essence brought me to my intuition, opening up new awareness andunderstanding. Overall, it was a beautiful developmental and transcendental experience, essential in my personal and spiritual growth.