Herbs and Botanicals
Kava is the root of a pepper plant from the south pacific , its nown as piper Mythesicum or Mystic Pepper plant. It has mood elevation, social lubrication, muscle relaxation and sleep aid effects. It is fat soluble and has been used throughout the islands for hundreds of years as a communal intoxicant.
Kratom or Mitragyna Speciosa Its leaves are used for medicinal properties. It is psychoactive, and leaves are chewed to uplift mood and to treat health problems. M. speciosa is indigenous to Thailand and, despite growing naturally in the country, has been outlawed for 70 years and was originally banned because it was reducing the Thai government’s tax revenue from opium distribution.
Blue Lotus is Called “Viagra” of the Pharoahs, Blue Lotus was used by ancient Egyptians to enhance the sex drive. Egyptians medicinal practitioners also used this flower to stimulate blood flow, and as an anti aging treatment.
Yerba Mate has the “strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea, and the euphoria of chocolate” all in one beverage. Of the six commonly used stimulants in the world: coffee, tea, kola nut, cocoa and guarana, yerba mate triumphs as the most balanced, delivering both energy and nutrition.
Maconha Brava (Zornia latifolia) is an uncommon plant/herb found in South America and the West Indies. It is known to be smoked by the gods as a ‘Wild Weed’. Its very euphoric and relaxing when made into a tea or extract.
Baybean (Canavalia Maritima or Canavalia rosea) is a plant that has very little effect on its own. It is good for mixing and increasing the effects of other herbs. Historically it has been used for many years, but not for intoxication. An infusion can be made with the crushed roots and rubbed over the skin for rheumatism, general pain, skin disorders, and colds.
Wild lettuce is used for whooping cough, asthma, urinary tract problems, cough,trouble sleeping (insomnia), restlessness, excitability in children, painful menstrual periods, and joint aches. It’s known for a quick mental euphoria or “Wild Opium”
Damiana is an ingredient in a traditional Mexican liqueur, which is sometimes used in lieu of triple sec in margaritas. Mexican folklore claims that it was used in the “original” margarita. The damiana margarita is popular in the Los Cabos region of Mexico. It is one of the strongest known female aphrodisiacs and helps to balance the bodies estrogen.