Aaron Philips

Aaron Phillips is a writer and journalist based in mid-Michigan. He has been writing for Smokable Herbs since January of 2014. Aaron has a long list of publications under his belt, and is currently working on a book series for Smokable Herbs. Follow him on Twitter and Facebook for updates.

Smokable Herbs Guide to Kratom

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(Update: Despite having no recorded overdoses and no potential for addiction, the DEA has announced plans to elevate Kratom to a schedule 1 controlled substance as of October 1, 2016. Users of the supplement have been speaking out against the decision.) Kratom has been catching on for the past 5 years. More and more people …

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Make Your Own Herbal Soaps

Make Your Own Herbal Soaps | soap0

Sometimes it’s hard to find the right soap. Everyone has different skin, so what works for some people doesn’t work for others. Store-bought products often have more chemicals in them than you can count on both hands. The safest bet would be to make your own! And believe it or not, making your own soap is …

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5 Benefits of Skullcap

5 Benefits of Skullcap | skullcap

Skullcap/Scullcap is a little blue flower with big benefits. It’s proven to fight inflammation and anxiety, and promotes a heart-healthy lifestyle by reducing cholesterol. It even has applications for people with severe allergies or who suffer from anxiety. If you’re looking for a new herb to add in to your daily regimen, Skullcap could be …

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Learn How to Grow Salvia

Learn How to Grow Salvia | salvia

Salvia Divinorum is a psychedelic member of the sage family. Sages are a widespread plant that is extremely easy to grow. While salvia is trickier than some common sages, it’s not hard to grow your own salvia at home. Smokable Herbs took a look at the care and feeding for this fascinating plant and put …

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What is DMT?

What is DMT? | dmt

Sometimes called ‘the spirit molecule,’ DMT is a potent short-term hallucinogenic drug. DMT is found naturally in certain plants, and it can either be extracted or brewed into a psychedelic tea called ayahuasca.   What Is DMT? The DMT molecule belongs to a class of drugs known as psychedelic tryptamines. They get their name from …

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How to Make Ayahuasca

How to Make Ayahuasca | mesc

Ayahuasca is a psychedelic drink that’s been brewed and shared by Amazonian shamans for hundreds of generations. It’s a drink that’s prepared using multiple herbs and it causes an intense psychedelic experience, complete with breathtaking hallucinations. Aaron PhilipsAaron Phillips is a writer and journalist based in mid-Michigan. He has been writing for Smokable Herbs since …

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6 Benefits of Passion Flower

6 Benefits of Passion Flower | passion

There are many herbs out there to help relieve anxiety, ease restlessness, and soothe stomach pains, but none are as beneficial as passion flower. If you suffer from anxiety, depression, sleeplessness, high blood pressure, or other problems, then consider adding passion flower extract or capsules to your daily herbal regimen. It’s a cheap and easy …

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