African Dream Herb (Entada rheedii)
Entada rheedii, commonly known as the African Dream Herb or Snuff Box Sea Bean, and the Cocoon Vine in Jamaica, is a large woody liana or climber. The plant is used as a topical ointment against jaundice, toothache, ulcers and for the treatment of musculoskeletal problems. The Dream herb is also employed in traditional African medicine to induce vivid dreams, enabling communication with the spirit world.The inner meat of the seed is consumed directly, or by drying, chopping, mixing and smoking with herbs and tobacco. Accounts have reported that the use of the African Dream Herb allows one to reach lucidity by helping the consumer to have more vivid and memorable dreams.