Herbs You Can Try Smoking To Cut Down On Tobacco

Smoking cigarettes may have been cool when you first picked up the habit as a teen, but not anymore. The adverse effects of smoking outweigh the positives over time, but it’s challenging to quit.

Tobacco is a highly addictive drug that millions of people in the world can’t stop smoking. Taking care of one’s respiratory health has become a high priority these days, which requires a cut on cigarettes. 

Nicotine gum and patches can help, but sometimes you need to inhale something to feel normal. Although it still isn’t the healthiest option, there are quite a few herbs to smoke to help cut down on tobacco. 


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Lavender is known for its calming effects and is often used in aromatherapy practices. The stress-relieving flower can help ease any anxious feelings you may have, and it will smell great.

You can mix lavender with other smoking herbs or with a small amount of tobacco. The effects of lavender won’t be as strong as smoking a cigarette, but some people have noticed some benefits. 


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Clove cigarettes are popular in some parts of the world but are banned in the US. However, it is legal to make your own clove cigarettes to smoke with your tobacco or other smoking herbs you’d like to try. 


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Chamomile is another calming flower that is often used for soothing anxiety and stress. Dried camomile flowers add a lovely body to your smoke and can be fantastic when mixed with lavender and other herbs. 

The best part about smoking chamomile is that it is easy to access. If you take one of your natural chamomile teabags, you can use that in one of your smoking herbs mixes for an efficient option. 

Lemon Balm

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Add a fresh flavor to your rolled cigarettes with lemon balm, which works best to supplement other herbs. The pleasant taste will also make you want to put more of it in the mix than tobacco, which is helpful. 

Licorice Root

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Licorice root is known as one of the best herbs for herbal smoking mixes. The taste of licorice root helps smokers shake the urge to smoke cigarettes, and it can also help relieve a smoker’s cough. 

Chewing or sucking on a licorice stick can also help satisfy the urge to smoke, so you can consider that instead. Many people have used licorice root to help them quit smoking naturally, so it’s worth the try.

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Siba Mosana

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