Lion's tail is now a popular smoking alternative to tobacco or cannabis, giving a mild euphoric and uplifting effect. The leaves and flowers are also brewed as a tea for medicinal uses including – upper respiratory infection, fever, headache, high blood pressure, hepatitis, muscle cramps and liver stagnation.
Plant Preparations: May be prepared as a bitter tea infusion which may benefit the above ailments. Lions tail may also be smoked. The smoke has been known to produce a mild euphoric high with a richly flavoured smoke. Lions Tail blends well with other herbs such as Mugwort. The dried leaves and flowers have been shown to have a mild calming effect when smoked.
Plant Properties: Antioxidant, cardio-protective, relaxant, hypnotic, stimulant.