Afrique - African Trance Smoking BlendA potent combination of traditional, ritual smoking herbs used in Southern Africa. The base is the traditional Bushman smoking herb, Tarchonanthus camphoratus used as a narcotic ritual smoke to which is added “Imphepho” (Helichrysum odoratissimum) a smoke employed by traditional healers (sangomas) to induce trance states, and also valued for its analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial properties.
To contribute synergy to the blend, “Wildegansie” (Sutherlandia frutescens), “Wild dagga” (Leonotis leonurus) and “African wormwood” (Artemisia afra) have been added. The “Wildegansie” is revered as among the most important multi-purpose medicinal plants in Southern Africa. Traditionally the leaves are smoked to relieve extreme pain and have sedative qualities. Workers in Namaqualand smoke the foliage as a cannabis substitute. The Khoi, San and Nama peoples use the plant as an extremely effective adaptogen which boosts the immune system and combats stress. The “Wild dagga” is smoked by the Hottentots and as an alternative to cannabis. The “African Wormwood" adds it’s narcotic, analgesic and relaxant effects to the blend.
African Wormwood (Artemisis afra)
narcotic analgesic, relaxant
Bushman Smoke (Tarchonanthus camphoratus)
traditional ritual smoke of the Bushman tribe, narcotic smoke
Imphepho (Helichrysum odoratissimum
used as both a ritual incense and a smoke used by traditional healers (sangomas) to induce trance states, used by various tribes for its analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial properties
Wildegansie (Sutherlandia frutescens)
hailed as one the most useful multi-purpose medicinal plants in Southern Africa. Traditionally the leaves have been smoke to relieve extreme pain, and for the plants sedative effect workers in Namaqualand smoke the foliage as a cannabis substitute.
Also used by the Khoi, San, and Nama tribes. It is an extremely effective adaptogen that boosts the immune system and combats stress.
1 Ounce Package