History of herbs: Lavender has been used for more than 2000 years in everything from mummification, repelling insects, treating insomnia, back pain and insanity. Considered for its antiseptic and antibiotic properties, this plant was also applied to bacterial infections, burns, wounds, bites and stings. Today it is most commonly known as a key herb in aromatherapy for its calming and mood balancing effects.
Smoking Quality: When smoked, this plant provides a soft and floral touch. Due to a compound in this plant called linalool, which is known to send signals to your brain to tell your body to relax, it will relieve stress, anxiety, induce sleep, and lower blood pressure.
Mullein (Verbascum thapsus)
Herbal Properties: Mullein has a long history of use as a pulmonary tonic. It can actually help you stop coughing when you are sick.
Smoke Quality: The smoke is extremely light and mild, almost like the air from the smoke, and virtually tasteless.
What is butterfly flower tea?
It is obtained from the perennial legume Clitoria ternatea, better known as butterfly pea (2). This perennial herbaceous plant belongs to the Fabaceae family. It has long been cultivated as a fodder and fodder crop.
That said, it has garnered considerable interest over the years after researchers discovered its agricultural and medical applications. Butterfly pea products can be used in food dyes, cosmetics, traditional medicine or environmentally friendly insecticide (2). Over time, the butterfly pea has been used as a tea and in cocktails.
What do butterfly pea flowers do for you?
Butterfly pea flower is a common ingredient in many herbal teas, mixed drinks and cosmetic products. It is rich in antioxidants and may be linked to several health benefits, including increased weight loss, better blood sugar control, and improvements in hair and skin health.
The highest administered dose (15000 mg/kg body weight) produced the highest mortality rate and the LD50 of Butterfly Pea root extract is 32118.533 mg/kg based on the Probit analysis. Histopathological studies indicate hepatotoxicity and nephrotoxicity as an acute toxic effect of Butterfly Pea root extract.
What are the side effects of butterfly pea flower?
There are few side effects associated with consuming butterfly pea flower tea. Major side effects include stomach pain and nausea, as well as allergic reactions. As with most herbal teas, butterfly pea flower tea can interact with some medications.
Butterfly pea flower is generally considered safe when used in moderation. While there is no research into its side effects, some people have reported problems such as nausea, stomach pain, and diarrhea.