What is Herbal Incense?
By Alex Mason - Published on May 15th, 2014 at 5:04 am - Last modified on December 7, 2014 at 4:33 am
Published under Smoking Blends
If you have been following the latest news on smoking products, you have probably heard about herbal incense. These are often talked about in comparison to other smoking substances including marijuana. In recent years, there has been a tremendous hype developing around Herbal Incense. Some of it includes misconceptions and some are facts. The following is an introduction to what herbal incense are.
Herbal Incenses have a few different names, including: Spice, K2, Smoking Blends, Herbal Incense, Synthetic cannabis, Fake Weed, etc.
Herbal Incense or Spice is not the same thing as bath salts! Bath salts are a powder that is snorted, herbal incense is smoked.
A Bit of History about Smoking Blends
There is always some historical information for everything we know about today. Herbal Incense blends may be a contemporary phenomenon, but the herbs used in the blends have been used centuries ago. Many indigenous and ancient cultures have used the herbs in smoking blends for religious, ceremonial and medical purposes. They have played a major role in spiritual healing, for inducing euphoria and producing vision occurrences. Herbal smoking blends like Salvia have been used by indigenous groups from Oaxaca, Mexico.
Herbal Incense Today
Today, more research has been done around smoking blends and there has been a new interest in the products. This is because people have been advised not to smoke products such as tobacco/nicotine and/or marijuana, which are suggested to be very harmful on the body. Routine drug testing has also driven people to alternative smoking products.
Many people associate herbal incense as “fake marijuana,” which is one of the misconceptions circling these products. herbal incense are not marijuana, but their effects on the body are similar to the effects caused by marijuana. Another term used to describe smoking blends is “marijuana alternatives.”
The major difference between smoking blends and marijuana is that marijuana is an illegal drug. Herbal incense, on the other hand, are herbal blends and they are legal in most parts of the world. Herbal incense do not contain tobacco and nicotine either, and the herbal incense blends we sell do not contain any chemicals at all, we sell all natural herbal incense.
Types of herbal incense and their Effects
There are many different types of herbal incense in the market today. Every smoking blend has a different taste and aroma. Some are harsh on the lungs while others are smooth. Some blends have sweet aromatic scents once they are burned.
People who are trying to quit smoking marijuana often turn to herbal incense as they do not contain any THC.
Smoking blends are largely accepted by contemporary culture but they are not for everyone. It is important to begin using smoking blends in small amounts in order to determine the effects it has on your body. Do not use herbal incenses while while pregnant or operating machinery.