Nicolas Duval

Nicolas 'Axel' Duval is the founder and content editor of this website. He launched Smokable Herbs in 2011. As an herbalist and marketing enthusiast, he used Smokable Herbs as a sandbox to test ideas and deploy content. When he’s not busy working his full time job, he can be found editing this website. Smokable Herbs pride itself in crafting high quality content centered around plants and herbs with rich history.

12 Popular Hemp Flowers for Anxiety & Pain Relief

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Hemp flowers are usually praised for their ability to relieve all sorts of pain; back pain, spasm, neuropathic & inflammatory pain, etc. They can also have uplifting effects as well as relaxation properties. It’s not as potent as cannabis, because of the low amount of THC these flowers contain, but it may be just be the next best legal thing.

15 Flavoring Herbs You Can Smoke

15 Flavoring Herbs You Can Smoke | dried peppermint jar mortar

For thousands of years, native Americans & herbalists from around the world have combined plants to create recreational, medicinal, and ceremonial smoking mixtures. Herbal mixtures can be used as an alternative to nicotine- and THC-rich smoking blends. On the other hand, they can also be used to enrich tobacco/cannabis smoking blends. Crafting an herbal blend …

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Skullcap

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Scullcap is a relaxing, sedative herb that’s occasionally used as a cheap alternative to marijuana. It has a pronounced, tingly body high and smells like marijuana when burned. It’s also useful for reducing anxiety and fighting insomnia.

Salvia divinorum

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Known as ‘diviner’s sage,’ salvia divinorum is a potent psychedelic. It’s typically smoked as a hallucinogen, and causes interesting tactile sensations, enhanced vision, and changes in the perception of sound. Salvia produces intense and slightly dissociative effects.

6 Laboratory engineered THC extracts

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These products are some of the newest, hottest, hardest-hitting marijuana products available today. Smokable Herbs is taking a look at everything from supercritical CO2 concentrate to marinol and esters in this edition of our guide to cannabis extracts. These products are perfect for anyone who wants to be able to control their high, whether it’s …

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Hashish Oil and Extracts

Hashish Oil and Extracts | CBD Oil from Hemp on display

At Smokable Herbs, we are seeing more and more people who enjoy cannabis choosing oils and extracts over whole bud. We’re looking through all of the products and oils made with just the trichomes of cannabis. Most of these extracts are made using solvent or natural separation of the trichome from the bud, and almost all of them have a long history of use.

Mugwort

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The dried mugwort plant gives its users colorful dreams and helps with memory. It’s commonly added to smoking blends because its thick, white, low-odor smoke is soothing and smooth. When brewed into a tea it’s good for digestion, cures constipation and diarrhea, and helps relieve headaches.

Blue Lotus

Blue Lotus | the secret life of the blue lotus

The dried flowers of the blue lotus plant are smoked or steeped in a tea in order to give the user a sense of peaceful relaxation. Blue Lotus is noted for its calming euphoria, aphrodisiac qualities, and sedation.

Catnip

Catnip leaves

Catnip, like many other members of the mint family, can be brewed into teas that help digestion and reduce discomfort. The herb also works as a slight sedative, providing a sense of calm and relaxed tranquility.