Strengthening & Calming Herbal Blend
About the Strengthening & Calming Herbal Blend
This blend of rose, chamomile, and mullein gives a calming and relaxing effect while strengthening you both mentally and physically. You can make this herbal blend into tea, add it to a bath, burn it as incense, or even smoke or vaporize it. It's great for winding down after work or a stressful day. Below are quick facts about each ingredient in this blend.
Nutrients: calcium, manesium, Vitamin A + C + K Potassium
- Properties: antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, astringent, menstrual regulator
- Supports: digestion
- Has been used for*: headache, inflamed eyes or skin, cough, diarrhea, depression, grief, stress, sore throat, vaginal itching, heavy menstruation, insomnia, reducing cholesterol
- Safety: Use caution if you have a bleeding condition, diabetes, G6pDD deficiency, kidney stones, iron-related disorders, sickle cell disease, or are about to undergo surgery. Consult with your doctor about using rose during pregnancy.
- Terpenes: linalool
- Nutrients: calcium, magnesium, potassium, Vitamin A
- Properties: anti-anxiety, antibacterial, antifungal, antihistamine, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antispasmodic
- Supports: stable blood sugar, digestion
- Has been used for*: cuts, inflammation, skin disorders, tension, allergies, IBS, peptic ulcers, ADD, anxiety, stress, endometrial cancer, insomnia, PMS
- Safety: Do not use if you are allergic to ragweed or the Compositae family. Use caution when using blood-thinners or drugs that can cause drowsiness.
- Terpenes: unknown
- Nutrients: calcium, magnesium, Vitamin A + C
- Properties: anti-inflammatory, astringent, demulcent, expectorant, sedative
- Supports: respiratory health, inflammation
- Has been used for*: burns, hemorrhoids, wounds, asthma, bronchitis, cough, diarrhea, congestion, earache and infection, sore throat, bladder conditions, insect bites, kidney conditions
- Safety: Do not use while pregnant/breastfeeding. Never use mullein seeds; they are toxic.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The efficacy of these products have not been confirmed by FDA-approved research. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. All information presented here is not meant as a substitute for or alternative to information from health care practitioners. Please consult your health care professional about potential interactions or other possible complications before using any product. Click here to see a list of sources for these usages.
Opportunities for Cannabinoid Infusion
If you'd like to enhance this herbal blend with cannabinoids, consider substituting some or all of the base herb, mullein, in this recipe with a hemp or marijuana flower. We always recommend starting low and going slow when introducing cannabinoids; click here to learn more about dosing) and be sure to read our CBD Safety article and talk to your doctor before incorporating new cannabinoids into your routine.
How to add cannabinoids to your Herbal Blend
- Substitute some or all of this blend's base herb, mullein, with a hemp or marijuana flower. We are currently searching for a CBD flower to certify and add to our shop, please reach out if you recommend someone!
- If you plan to use this herbal blend as a tea or bath soak, remember to add milk or another fatty substance. Cannabinoids are lipid soluble, meaning cannabis flower must be combined with a fat in order to be properly infused and then delivered to the body.
Ways to Use your Herbal Blend
- Sip: Pour 1 c. boiling water over tea bag, allow to steep 4 minutes, stir in 1 tsp. honey & enjoy
- Soak: Mix with 1 c. powdered milk, 1/4 c. epsom salts, 1/8 c. baking soda, 2 tsp. coconut oil, 1 tsp. honey and add to hot bath — or just throw the bag in on its own!
- Sniff: Tie to a car or home air vent, put in your pillowcase or drawers, burn as incense
- Smoke/Vaporize: When smoking, use a hemp wick + filtered water pipe or bubbler to reduce harmful toxins. Learn more here
You can also make this herbal blend into tea, add it to a bath, or light it as incense!
The thing about vaporizing is that every herb combusts at a different temperature, so it can be tricky to figure out what temperature to vaporize your blend at. Below is a list the combustion temperature of each herb so that you can experiment with vaporization temperatures and find what feels best for you.