As the name suggests, the purpose of these herbs is to help you relax your mind and body and energize you in the process. These herbs can help relax mind and body, and improve sexual desire.
In today’s day and age, we wear so many hats and have to juggle so many balls at the same time that even when we are done with work, completed our chores, we cannot manage to relax. We feel wired mentally and physically. Our mind keeps thinking of the things we have to do the next day or the next week, and all that restlessness translates to stiff or sore muscles.
Nepata Cataria (Catmint) – Nepeta Cataria also known as catmint is a flowering plant native to southern and eastern Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia, and parts of China. Its most commonly used for its calming effects on the human body. It is usually taken in form of tea. However, can also be added to salads, soups, sauces, and cooked dishes such as pasta.
Zornia Latifolia (Maconha Brava) – Zornia Latifolia, commonly known as Maconha Brava is a flowering plant native to South America. It known for its cannabis-like effect, only slightly milder. It is most commonly used for its relaxing and euphoric effects on humans. The dried leaves or their powder can be used to make tea. The peas from the Maconha Brava plant can also be used in everyday cooking.
Heimia Salicifolia (Sinicuichi) – Heimia Salicifolia, more commonly known as Sinicuichi is a species of flowering plant native to the Americas raging from southwestern United States (Texas and New Mexico) through Mexico and Central America to Argentina. Sinicuichi foliage has been a favorite among shamans for a long time and continues to be used for its psychedelic properties to date. Sinicuichi has mild psychedelic effects and can help relax. It is taken in form of fermented tea made from either fresh or dried leaves.
Scutellaria Lateriflora (Skullcap) – Scultellaria Lateriflora, commonly known as Skullcap is a perennial herb belonging to the mint family and is native to North America. Dried Skullcap leaves and stems are used in herbal medicine as a mild sedative. Skullcap has been used for more than 200 years as a mild relaxant. The best way to use Skullcap is in form of tea or tincture.
Leonotis Leonurus (Wild Dagga) – Leonotis Leonurus more commonly known as Wild Dagga is a mint family shrub native to South Africa and Southern Africa. The clusters of Wild Dagga flower resemble a lion’s tail, and therefore, the plant is sometimes also referred to as Lion’s Tail. Wild Dagga has slightly euphoric and mild psychoactive effects that can help bring calm and relax. It can be used either in form of tea or vaped.
Artemisia Absinthium (Wormwood) – Artemisia Absinthium, also known as is a perennial herb native to Europe and North Africa. It is an ingredient in the spirit Absinthe and some other alcoholic beverages. The earliest record of the plant being used medicinally dates back to ancient Egypt and is mentioned in Ebers Papyrus. Wormwood is typically taken in the form of tea or tincture made from the stem and leaves of the plant.
Nymphaea Caerulea (Blue Lotus) – Nymphaea Caerulea, also known as Blue Lotus is a water lily in the genus Nymphaea found naturally throughout most of the eastern half of Half Africa as well as part of southern Arabia. The Blue Lotus flower petals can be made into a tea, wine or eaten raw as they are rich in vitamins and minerals. Blue Lotus can help its user relax, induce lucid dreams and even increase sexual desire.
Nelumbo Nucifera (Pink Lotus) – Nelumbo Nucifera also known as Indian Lotus is the national flower of India and Vietnam. Indian Lotus sometimes also called Pink Lotus had wide native distribution ranging from Central and North India through Northern Indochina and East Asia. It is known for its calm and euphoric effects. All parts of Pink Lotus are used in one way or another. Its roots are soaked in syrup, cooked, or pickled in vinegar. The stem can either be cooked or eaten raw in salads. However, to experience the calm euphoric effects of Pink Lotus, it is best to consume it in form of tea or an Egyptian drink.
Valeriana Officinalis (Valerian) – Valeriana officinalis, more commonly known as Valerian, is a perennial flowering plant native to Europe and Asia. It is most commonly used for its calming and relaxing effects. Greek physician, Hippocrates first described Valerian root’s therapeutic effects and it was prescribed by Galen in the 2nd century for insomnia. Valerian is best used in form of tea.
Nymphaea Ampla (White Water Lily) – Nymphaea Ampla, also known as White Waterlily is a species of perennial plant in the family of water lilies native to Mexico and is also found in Brazil. White Water Lily is claimed to have similar efficacy as Blue Lotus (Nymphaea Caerulea) including euphoric or narcotic with mild aphrodisiac effects, and if often confused with it. The dried White Water Lily petals can be used to make tea, Liqueur, or vaped. The fresh rhizomes of the flower can also be eaten raw or cooked.
Turnera Diffusa (Damiana) – Turnera Diffusa, more commonly known as Damiana is a shrub native to the southern United States, Mexico, Central, and South America, and the Caribbean. Damiana is a relatively small, woody shrub that produces small, yellow aromatic flowers. The shrub is said to have a strong spice-like odor somewhat similar to chamomile and its fruits taste like figs. Damiana has a long history of being used for its relaxing and aphrodisiac effects in both men and women. It’s mostly used in form of tea, tincture, or made into Damiana Liqueur.
Happy Caps Heavenly-E – Heavenly-E helps the user unwind, relax, and let go. This new and improved Heavenly-E formula contains Mitragyna Speciosa, more commonly known as Kratom, extracted from Southeast Asia's kratom leaves.
Zen X – Zen X is a herbal formula specially developed to put you in a rested state. The effects are described as physically and mentally relaxed. With the Zen X, you forget your daily worries, which is ideal to combine with meditation or philosophizing.
Kratom x Blue Lilly Liquid (Kratopia) – Nymphaea Caerulea, more commonly known as Blue Lotus is often combined with Kratom because it enhances both the stimulatory effect, that are typical for small quantities of Kratom, as well as the soothing effect that occurs in larger doses.