Smoking is a social ritual that our ancestors and cultures around the world have passed down generation after generation. In numerous ancient cultures, smoking played a central role and was associated with numerous meanings. Over the centuries, smoking has been used for religious rituals, ceremonial purposes, medicine for its potential healing properties, increasing connectedness to nature in others and of course, for enjoyment and relaxation.
Our blends are additive and nicotine free and are not mind altering. They can help reduce the cravings of smoking cigarettes and other addictive substances and have even become a useful aid to quit. It is important to note that they are not supposed to be inhaled into the lungs but rather held and savored in the mouth. A flavor kick, a relaxant, an uplifting boost...
Our herbal and floral blends can be smoked in our INDA pipe necklace as well as steeped as tea, used as a soak in a tub or used as incense bags in drawers or suitcases when traveling! There are many uses to our blends, if smoking isn't your thing. We tested each blend to make sure they worked just as well as other uses. In fact, we no longer buy tea as our steeped blends have become a favorite in our house and studio!
All of our herb and flowers are grown for us organically on a family owned production farm in Vermont. Below is a breakdown of some of the ingredients we feature in our blends and their healing properties :
Peppermint (in our Uplift Blend) improves blood circulation and relaxes the nerves. It is a strong purifying agent that can restore and rejuvenate both the mind and body. Fabled for its healing properties, peppermint can also ensure easy breathing by clearing the lungs and respiratory passages. Peppermint can also help to increase alertness while helping maintain a sense of calm.
Hops (in our UPLIFT blend) Hops are a mild sedative having a calming effect - it is one of the principal ingredients in Western folk medicine and can curb anxiety. Hops naturally possesses very strong estrogenic action, which makes it helpful for all sorts menstrual problems. Hops based medications can be used to treat the symptoms of menopause as well as painful menstrual periods.
Chamomile (in our RELAX blend): Cravings for smoking can be curbed by sipping herbal tea made from chamomile multiple times a day. Apart from this, chamomile is a powerful antidepressant and can help manage the withdrawal symptoms among smokers very effectively, thereby preventing relapses.
Raspberry Leaf: (in all blends): Can ease muscle tension and help to relax the muscles. Its muscle-relaxant effect is one reason why some women find it helpful during menstruation., treating pain, cramps and nausea. Drinking raspberry tea is also very useful for those who want to tighten the skin. The content of vitamin A and C in the raspberry leaves can help regeneration of skin cells, so the skin become firmer and healthier. This tea is also beneficial to overcome the irritation and inflammation of the skin.
We are so excited to share these blends with you and we hope you enjoy them as much as we do!
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