Why are some herbs smoked versus ingested?

Why are some herbs smoked versus ingested?

Hey y'all!


Welcome to my blog where we talk about the use of herbs in spiritual practices and why some are smoked and some are made into teas. As a Black woman, I know the importance of connecting with our spirituality and using natural remedies to support our journey.

Herbs have been used for centuries in spiritual practices to support emotional and spiritual well-being. Some herbs, such as sage and cedar, are traditionally used in smudging ceremonies to cleanse and purify a space. The smoke from these herbs is believed to interact with the air and neutralize any negative vibrations in the environment.

Other herbs, such as chamomile and lavender, are traditionally used in teas to promote feelings of calm and relaxation. Drinking a cup of tea made from these herbs is believed to promote relaxation and reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.

It's also worth noting that some herbs, such as tobacco, are traditionally used in certain spiritual practices, such as certain indigenous practices, but it's important to be mindful of their possible health risks and use them with caution.

But let's be real, incorporating herbs into our spiritual practices can be overwhelming. That's why it's important to do your research and understand the properties and traditional uses of the herbs before incorporating them into your practices.

So, whether you're looking to cleanse and purify your space or promote feelings of calm and relaxation, herbs can be a powerful tool to support your spiritual journey. Trust me, your mind, body, and spirit will thank you.

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