Believe it or not, people have been vaping herbs for centuries. In ancient times, high priests and holy men were known to use and prescribe various herbs for medicinal, holistic, religious, and therapeutic purposes. Thanks to the rapidly advancing age of vaping technology, today we have a broad range of newfangled gadgets at are immediate disposal.
Below is a list of five very common dry herbs and the reasons why people vape them. Also, they are totally legal to vape. Some people vape them alone or mix them with CBD or cannabis products.
There are dry herb vape pens like the Pax 3. And there are dry herb portable vaporizers that sit on a table and spew sweet smelling vapor throughout the room. The Vapir Rise Vaporizer is a good example of the latter. The website DabDude offers lots of different options at very affordable prices.
Cats like catnip because it makes them crazy-excited. A cat on catnip is like a human on speed and alcohol at the same time. Fortunately, vaping catnip for us humans produces a more soothing effect. It’s sold in most garden shops and is perfectly legal to vape.
Placing some lavender inside a portable, tabletop vaporizer will fill the room with the enticing aroma of lavender. But this passion flower also produces a sedative effect when vaporized. If you’re having trouble sleeping, try placing a portable vaporizer filled with lavender on your bedside table.
St. John’s Wort
This ancient herb is often associated with depression. It’s anti-depressant qualities are well documented, but it also has some potentially negative qualities. For example, when used in combination with other prescription medications, it can reduce or extinguish their medicinal or therapeutic effects. St. John’s Wort has also been known to make birth control pills less effective. Always consult with your physician before vaping or ingesting this over-the-counter herb.
Another relaxing dry herb is chamomile. Have you ever tried drinking chamomile tea right before bedtime to induce a peaceful night of slumber? Filling your bedside vaporizer with this sweet-smelling herb will induce the same effect.
The Green Tea Phenomenon is not some silly fad. Many people switch to green tea because it acts as a natural detoxicate. However, one of the side effects can be nausea or even a little caffeine-like buzz. To avoid this jittery feeling, try vaping your green tea instead. Low temperatures work best.