Many of them have long been used by herbal practitioners for their medicinal properties.
As you might have seen from the brochure that came with your vaporizer, you can vape a whole range of herbs other than cannabis.
Sure, most likely you didn‘t plan on using your vaporizer for aromatherapy, but actually there‘s a number of pleasant herbs worth checking out.
While there‘s nothing quite like cannabis, vaporising legal herbs can be a delightful aromatic experience, and many of them actually do have psychoactive effects, although rather on the mild side.
All of the following herbs are completely legal and can be easily found in most herbal shops.
It is perfectly legal and is sold fresh in most garden stores. Valerian is well known sedating herb that has helped many conquer sleepless nights. Passionflower can be found growing naturally in parts of North America, and is highly prized for its sedative qualities. It has a great taste and smell, and is thought to have some very beneficial therapeutic properties.
The vaporisation of valerian is believed to induce much stronger effects than taking it in pill form or as a tincture. When vaporized it can add tranquillizing and slightly sedated quality to the experience. It is said to stimulate blood flow, both antiseptic and antibacterial, act as an anti-depressant, a carminative and a muscle relaxant.
It mixes very well with lemon balm and other sedative herbs such as hops, passion flower, skullcap, etc. Even if you are not interested in these properties, just the aroma itself make it a worthy addition to a herbal mix.
In herbal medicine, Damiana is often used to strengthen the nervous system, help with urinary infections, reduce menstrual cramps and act as an anti-depressant.
It is also thought to act as an aphrodisiac, and has been shown to increase sexual activity in both male and female rats. You can also find a delicious Damiana recipe at our blog.
Catnip is the herb that makes cats wallow in pleasure.
Unfortunately, it doesn‘t do that to humans, but it‘s still said to induce a relaxing and comfortable buzz by itself. Lavender is probably the most famous aromatic herb.