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Grounding Herbs

Grounding Herbs

Take it Easy, Sexy Smokes and Astral in Body are all grounding smokes that work very differently!

Take it Easy is wonderful if you have tension around your shoulders, neck and/or head. The herbs tend to relax that area, including dropping you out of your brain. As an alternative to tobacco, it is a great smoke for easing work frustrations, or to clear your head before bed.

Sexy Smokes herbs are excellent at bringing your energy into the sensual realm. If you have trouble being too mental or goal focused with sexy time, this blend is great for helping you enjoy the moment. I wouldn't say it is hard to get mental like Take it Easy, you just have other things to focus on. Also it is helpful for improving confidence, which makes it fun to smoke during creative or social times. I think this has a connection with anxiety and mental agitation. It is hard to be too worried when you are feeling confident! 

Astral in Body might be an unexpected option for a "grounding" smoke. Socially this blend is a bit of a wild card. However as a solo smoke, when the moon is full or in a difficult sign for you, it is grounding and centering. It tends to bring your awareness to the energy around your body and bring your energy downwards. If you are looking for a slightly eccentric herb experience, while learning more about your body's energy...I would choose Astral. 

In general, I find that most herbal aphrodisiacs, herbs for reproductive and lower digestive tract health are grounding. Some examples available on our website include: Lady's Thumb, ASMR tincture, & Black Cohosh

Nervines like skullcap, in our Mother's Little Helper tea, are helpful at soothing frayed nerves. 

Energetic boundary healing through herbs like yarrow (also in Astral in Body), St. John's Wort, and Devil's Club is another approach, if you are feeling overly sensitive to the world around you. 

Many black gemstones, like black tourmaline, are also very grounding

I encourage you to learn about different tools for grounding and see what feels best for you. I think one of the most beautiful and powerful things that we can do is share our experiences. So, as you learn, please share too. 


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My Four Favorite Weeds--Demand Thriving, Share your Medicine

My favorite weeds are Lady's Thumb, Blackberry, Hawthorn and Wild Rose (not exactly thought of as a weed but, it grows with such vigor and thorniness maybe it should have that honor).

These herbs are wonderful for enjoying life even through hardship. Weeds are amazing examples of undiscovered medicine and robust life. If you have been treated like a weed you might want to share your hard earned medicine and give yourself some recognition for thriving in spite of it all.


Find on the Site: 

Wildcrafted Lady's Thumb tincture

Blackberry in Sexy Smokes

Rose in Sexy Smokes, Take it Easy organic herbal smoking blend, Tulsi and Rose tea, Blood and Boundaries bath, & wild rose in Color Wheel flower and gem essence.

Hawthorn tincture and hawthorn in Humanity tea.

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Sexy Smokes

Enjoy the sunset with me as I talk about Sexy Smokes. Just kidding, winter is here, and apparently it is time to get some studio lights :). I talk about the magic behind damiana, hibiscus and the other herbs in Sexy well as my intention for your enjoyment of the blend.

Some of the herbs in Sexy Smokes have aphrodisiac properties. The blend is intended to helpful for trauma recovery and holding true to yourself in spite of toxic representations of sexuality in media, etc. These herbs have been historically used for all genders. 

Need a one on one herbal consultation? Please contact me directly through the site. I hope you are well and enjoying life, Arati

**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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