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Herbal Smoking Mixtures

by Howie Brounstein


1995HB This file may be reprinted and distributed freely as long as it remains unchanged and with this header attached. Text versions of this work are available for downloading from this site or at Sunsite or its mirrors. Hard copies are available for purchase.

Recipes

Standard Smoking Mix

Rubbed Mullein leaf as a base
Kinnikinnik leaf, for body, finely broken
Optionally Manzanita leaf and Pipsissewa for added body
Optional flavoring herbs to taste

Another Favorite Mix

Rubbed Mullein leaf as a base
Willow Bark, finely cut for body
Skullcap Leaf, for calming effects
Osha Root, finely ground for flavor

Mix thoroughly. Mildly relaxing

To Quit Smoking

Phase 1

Rubbed Mullein leaf as a base
Kinnikinnik leaf, for body, finely broken
Manzanita leaf, for added body, finely broken
Skullcap Leaf, for vitally needed calming effect
Lobelia, as needed for lobeline
Mint, small amounts for menthol cigarette smokers

Phase 2

Stop adding Lobelia
Add Coltsfoot, as needed, not so strong as to cause coughing fits
Increase the Mullein Leaf

Continue to add more Mullein until Phase 3, Mullein alone.

Expectorant Blend

Rubbed Mullein leaf as a base
Coltsfoot, not so strong as to cause coughing fits
Horehound, not so strong as to cause coughing fits
Flavorings optional

This blend is excellent for a general lung cleanse or chest cold, but do not use when coughing up blood, or if it hurts when you breathe.

Mellow Mixture

Skullcap
Parrot's Beak
Elephants Head to taste

Relaxing, mild and pleasant alternative to Marijuana

Strong Relax

Desert Skullcap
Lobelia - a pinch

This can make you sleepy so do not drive any bulldozers or jumbo jets when smoking.

Too Stoned Blend

Rubbed Mullein Leaf as a base
Calamus Root, small pieces or powder
Elephant's Head Buds, for calming effect and flavor
Coltsfoot, not so strong as to cause coughing fits

This mixture is smoked as an aid to quit a long term Marijuana habit.

Too Expensive Blend

1/2 High Quality Cannabis buds
1/4 Elephant's Head Buds
1/4 Skullcap Leaf

This blend will help with the rising costs of Cannabis. You can substitute the Cannabis buds with any quality Cannabis, and the other herbs will help to stretch it out without diluting its effect.

Ceremonial Smoke

Rubbed Mullein leaf as a base
Fermented Scotch Broom Flowers
Desert Skullcap, just a small amount
Skullcap Leaf
Elephant's Head Leaf
Parrot's Beak Leaf
Osha Root, powdered for flavor

Not an everyday smoke, for vision quests and spiritual pursuits. Use consciously.

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