Homemade Herbal Smokes
Herbal smoking blends contain herbs chosen for their physiological effects and flavor. Herbal smokes are marketed as tobacco or marijuana alternatives, or may claim to have healing or psychoactive properties. Herbal smoking blends can be made using household herbs and other common ingredients.
Herbs with stimulating properties are used to boost bodily functions and alertness. They work by increasing blood pressure and heart rate, which provides the mind and body with feelings of energy and vitality.
Tobacco is among the most well-known stimulating herbs. It contains nicotine, a stimulating chemical with addictive properties. There are many varieties of tobacco available, such as corojo, which is used to make cigars, and the more common bright leaf variety. Other household herbs with stimulating properties include rosemary, peppermint and ginger.
Kanna (Sceletium tortuosum) is an herbal stimulant with particularly intense effects. According to Sutherlandia.com, the active compound … read more