Gel Peyote helps to deflate and relieve pain, lupus, skin cancer, muscle pain, bumps, ligaments, sprains, varicose veins, arthritis, bone pain, swelling of the feet and hands, cough, flu, anguines and bronchi.
HIDALGO, Texas—U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations (OFO) at the Hidalgo International Bridge has recently encountered multiple interceptions of a pain relief cream containing peyote which is a prohibited substance according to federal law.
“It is important that our travelers are aware of what they can bring into the United States from other countries to avoid potential delays,” said Port Director Efrain Solis Jr., Hidalgo/Pharr/Anzalduas Port of Entry.
Some cross border travelers to Mexico seek out a product called peyote gel, which in many cases also contains marijuana, as a remedy for muscle, bone and joint pain.
the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CBP is required to examine and hold merchandise on behalf of other government agencies that have the regulatory authority to determine the admissibility of these products. The products CBP prevent from entering the United States are those that would injure community health, public safety, American workers, children, or domestic plant and animal life, or those that would defeat our national interests. Sometimes the products that cause injury, or have the potential to do so, may seem fairly innocent.