LegalBong Mix - 25 grams
Plant parts: cut and sifted aerial parts.
Damiana: Botanical name Turnera Diffusa. Damiana has a long history of use in traditional herbal medicine across a range of different cultures, and was first recorded for its use as an aphrodisiac in scientific literature over 100 years ago. It is thought to act as an aphrodisiac, anti depressant, tonic, diuretic, cough-suppressant, and mild laxative.The ancient Mayans reportedly used it as an aphrodisiac, as well as for "giddiness and loss of balance." In Mexico, the herb has been used to treat conditions as wide and varied as asthma, bronchitis, diabetes, headaches, stomach aches and syphilis. In Germany, the leaves are used to relieve excess mental activity and nervous debility, and as a tonic for the hormonal and central nervous system. E. F. Steinmetz states that in Holland, Damiana is renowned for its sexual-enhancing qualities and its positive effects on the reproductive organs. The British Herbal Damiana is a commonly added ingredient to smoking mixtures and herbal tea blends. When smoked or drunk as a tea, it has a relaxing effect.
Passion Flower: Botanical name Passiflora incarnata. Passion Flower is best known as a remedy for insomnia and disturbed sleep patterns, and is thought to be useful for short-term bouts of sleeplessness. It has traditionally been used to treat anxiety and tension, and to relieve irritability and insomnia. Its gental sedative properties have been known to produce a soothing and relaxing effect. It is also believed to have painkilling properties and has been used to treat various aches and cramps.
Bearberry: Bearberries are three species of dwarf shrubs in the genus Arctostaphylos. The name "Bearberry" for the plant was derived from the fact that its edible fruit is a favourite food for bears. Its edible fruits can also be consumed by humans, while the leaves are said to have been gathered in summertime and dried for use in in infusions, liquid extracts, medicinal tea bags and tablets. Folk tales suggest that Marco Polo thought the Chinese were using it as a diuretic, while Native Americans use Bearberry leaves with tobacco and other herbs in religious ceremonies, both as a smudge or smoked in a sacred pipe to carry the smoker's prayers to the Great Spirit.
Sage: Botanical name Salvia Officinalis. Salvia and "sage" are derived from the Latin salvere (to save), referring to the healing properties long attributed to the various Salvia species. Sage has a history of recommendation for virtually every kind of ailment, and has been most commonly used as an anti sweating agent, antibiotic, antifungal, astringent, and tonic. It has a savoury, peppery flavour and has been used in many European cuisines for generations. When inhaled, it is believed to have a relaxing and meditative effect.
Rosemary: Botanical name Rosmarinus Officinalis. According to Greek legend, Rosemary was draped around the goddess Aphrodite when she was born from the sea. The Virgin Mary is said to have laid her blue cloak over a white-blossomed rosemary bush when she was resting, and the flowers turned blue. It was then known as "the Rose of Mary." Rosemary has a history of medicinal use and was believed to awaken the mind and improve the memory. Because of its believed purpose as a memory enhancer, rosemary has been traditionally used as a symbol of remembrance at weddings, funerals and war memorials in Europe and Australia.
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