Sananga: Opening one's eyes
Hailing from the heart of the Amazon, Sananga is used for a number of purposes whether it be for spiritual or physical purposes. For the tribes who use it, some use it as a means to enhance their night vision when hunting. For others, it is a means to serve for deeper insight into an Ayahuasca ceremony when applied. Regardless of the use, it can be said that these drops are truly intriguing. Unlike Kambo or Ayahuasca, this medicine isn't one you ingest or apply through a burn, but through drops in the eyes.
Harvested from the bark and roots of the Tabernaemontana undulata plant, this shrub holds a number of properties when it comes to the spiritual and physical aspects of the human body. In the realm of spiritual treatment, such before an Ayahuasca ceremony, reports often come back of enhanced visions and increased spiritual insight when in a journey. That those who took it prior to an Ayahuasca ceremony often find themselves seeing more vivid imagery and visions than those who didn't apply the drops. It is also said to alleviate one of blockages and build ups that lead to health problems such as depression and anxiety and lead those who use it to a peace of mind. However, when it comes to the physical aspects, it is truly a unique substance.
When addressing the physical aspects of what it can do, there seems to a number of issues these drops can address or work with. Depth perception, color perception, near sighted, farsighted, and glaucoma just to list a few eye problems that this medicine has been said to have corrected or worked with. Even out side of the eyes, Sananga has become a remedy for many other ailments these tribes face. Even for things such as dermatitis, sananga has been said to correct or at the least minimize the affected area. And on the plus side, those applying it can find themselves absorbing some of the antioxidant properties it contains as well as other useful perks such as fever reduction and anti-inflammatory properties.
When applying such, there are a few things to keep in mind. For starters, those who wear contacts of any kind must remove them. When applying to the eyes, it will sting and not be very comfortable at first. However, the irritation and such will subside if given some time. If possible, have a trusted person be there to keep you from rubbing your eyes for the urge will come with the application of these drops.