You may think that there’s nothing that can possibly beat vaping some fine quality ganja, and most of us will likely agree. But if you’re curious or simply want to try out something new and different, there’s a good number of other pleasant herbs out there that you can enjoy.
Some herbs have psychoactive effects, while others come with other advantages. Spiking your marijuana with an herbal kick is another great use for our vape herbs. Adding a bit of vape herb to a bowl of good ol’ Mary Jane enhances the flavour and can even alter the effect.
The history of chamomile reaches back to ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome. The "chamomile" stems from the Greek term "chamaimēlon", which translates to "earth-apple", attributable to the apple-like scent the plant gives off.
St. John's wort, also known as "perforate" or "common" St. John's wort, is a plant with yellow flowers, that some people, at first glance, may mistake for a common, roadside weed. It has been used for centuries as an herbal mood enhancer. Enjoy the rich flavour and effects of one of Mother Nature's miracle plants.
Lavender has a long history of use - it is even mentioned in the Song of Solomon. Lavender is used as a condiment in various foods, beverages, and teas and as a fragrance in cosmetics. Enjoy the highly aromatic experience this fragrant herb provides!
Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) has been used for millennia and today herb lovers are starting to discover the aromatic delights of vaporizing it. In traditional folk medicine it was often used to alleviate coughs and sneezes, and circulatory insufficiency.
When it comes to vaping, one is not limited to Cannabis; there are many herbs with various benefits. Thyme is such a herb with a long history of use - for example, in ancient Rome it was used as a remedy for melancholy.
It is known, that hops are used to stabilize beer, but there is more to these flowers of the hop plant Humulus lupulus. As an old household remedy, they were used to treat insomnia and restlessness. Enjoy the rich flavour and effects, that vaporizing these dried flowers provides.
Everybody knows green tea and although gunpowder tea may have a strange name, it is nothing else but green tea - it is simply produced differently. The leaves are withered, steamed, rolled into a small round pellet, and then dried. Did you know that gunpowder tea contains volatile oils and can be used in a vaporizer? Indeed, Mother Nature provides us with a wide range of such herbs.
Wild lettuce (Lactuca virosa), also known as opium lettuce and great lettuce, is a herb native to South and Central Europe - but has since spread to many regions of the world. It has become popular for its sedating qualities, helping people relax and unwind in a natural way. This dried wild lettuce is ideal for brewing into a tea.
Damiana (Turnera afrodisiaca) has a relaxing effect with a euphoric high for 1-2 hours after taking, and like its Latin name suggests, is a mild but effective aphrodisiac. Damiana may be smoked or made into a tea, and the shredded version is even suitable for use in a vaporizer.
Passionflower (Passiflora incarnata) has been traditionally used as a herbal medicine to treat nervous anxiety and insomnia. Most people use Passionflower to improve their quality of sleep. Use a teaspoon of Passionflower and make a tea from it. Passionflower is a fast growing vine and is also known as maypop, purple passionflower, true passionflower, wild apricot and wild passion vine.
Catmint (Nepeta cataria), also known as catnip, is an intoxicant for cats (in fact most felines, even lions) and a mild relaxant in humans. It is a flowering, perennial plant native to Asia and Europe that grows easily even in poor soils.
Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) is an old Germanic ritual and healing herb, sacred to the goddess Hertha. The herb used to be hung outside houses as a protection against witches and evil. It has also been used as an aphrodisiac, and its sedative effects are well known. Mixed 50-50 with kava-kava it is said to produce ‘beautiful dreams’.
White Lotus is extremely similar to Blue Lily and can produce a sense of floating and euphoria when ingested. The dried buds and petals can be smoked alone or in blends or can be prepared as a tea or concoction. White lotus contains aporphine, a chemical closely related to apomorphine, which is used to treat erectile dysfunction. Content: 20 grams
Blue Lotus (Nymphaea caerulea) is first mentioned in the Egyptian Book of the Dead; blue and white lotuses were the most important ritual plants in ancient Egypt. The flowers were worn in the hair of the living and the dead, and were an important ornamental element in Egyptian art.