Celastrus paniculatus




Family: Celastraceae
Genus: Celastrus
Species: Paniculatus
Intellect Tree, black oil plant, climbing staff tree


This plant is also called `Food for the brain` because of its effect. Woody creeper, reaches 4-6m in natural conditions – grows very quickly. A popular and increasingly sought after medicinal plant. It is used to sharpen memory and against its loss, against depression, panic attacks, it has a sedative effect. A few seeds a day (fresh or added to tea) after only a few minutes gives energy, improves mood and memory, cleanses the blood. It has been scientifically proven to work better than Ginkgo.

Reproduction: By seed
Pre-treatment: No.
Sowing: Throughout the year in the purchased soil or substrate mix at a depth of about 0.5-1cm. In order to accelerate the germination of pots with seeds, they are kept in the refrigerator for 1-2 months, and in winter they are taken out and stored at room temperature.
Germination: Temperature 22-25C, germinates in 2-16 weeks.
Location: Requires light and moderate humidity.
Hardiness zone: Most likely, like all members of this family, it can withstand – 28 C, but there are no official data yet

Note: The seeds are very sensitive to excess moisture.


Additional information


50 seeds


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