Muitle: Pu erh of the Aztec gods.

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Muitle: Pu erh of the Aztec gods.

Postby BioHorn » Jun 20th, '13, 17:12

Greetings from Mexico City.
My wife always told me it tasted like aged pu erh. So here I am enjoying a nice tall glass of muitle. It is a medicinal herb

More complete description in Spanish:
http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justicia_spicigera
Brief English description:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Justicia_spicigera
Too lazy to resize. Here is a photo of the brew:

http://is.gd/SnrAKo

The color in a glass is a nearly flourescent purple! The odor is a bit like beet juice. The taste a bit like fresh peas in their pod. Most interesting is the "hui gan." It leaves a long lasting aftertaste on the back of the throat.

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Re: Muitle: Pu erh of the Aztec gods.

Postby BioHorn » Jun 22nd, '13, 18:33

Well it must really clean your system. I am just back from 24 hours in the hospital for kidney stones (7!)
:shock:
A Dr. friend seems to think this may have gotten things moving. It is a pain I would wish on no person!

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Re: Muitle: Pu erh of the Aztec gods.

Postby Chip » Jun 22nd, '13, 18:47

Ouch! Hope you are feeling MUCH better now.

And I think I will pass on this elixer (though I had already decided to do so based upon appearance alone:)

Good news, Shincha awaits you ;)

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Re: Muitle: Pu erh of the Aztec gods.

Postby jayinhk » Jun 22nd, '13, 19:28

Ouch, glad to hear you passed the stones! I've never heard of muitle, but I'll check it out. is Mrs BioHorn Mexicana?

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Re: Muitle: Pu erh of the Aztec gods.

Postby BioHorn » Jun 22nd, '13, 19:36

jayinhk wrote:Ouch, glad to hear you passed the stones! I've never heard of muitle, but I'll check it out. is Mrs BioHorn Mexicana?

Hi Jay,
Thanks for the thought. And thank you, C-man for the note and sencha! Yes. Mrs.B. is from Mexico.

Apparently this is abundantly available from all local markets and "hierberas" in Mexico City.

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Re: Muitle: Pu erh of the Aztec gods.

Postby Evan Draper » Jun 24th, '13, 10:14

I showed this to my coworker who lived in Mexico for a dozen years, and travels around Latin America frequently, and even she was scared of it! Glad to hear you are out of the woods Bio.

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