SWFL Herbals is your guide to the best organic botanical herbs in South West Florida. Here you will find the best sources for pure, authentic, sacred botanicals used for centuries in traditional ceremonies, crafts, skin care and entheogen research. SWFL Herbals are available in Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Estero, Florida. Look for an authorized retailer near you.
Baybean (Canavalia Rosea)
Bay Bean is a vine found in tropical and subtropical beach dunes throughout Mexico and parts of South America. History: Baybean (Canavalia rosea) is known to be used as a potent alternative for popular smoking herbs. Historically used for it’s soothing/calming effects. Available at Cirrus Smoke Shop in Fort Myers, Florida
Sacred Blue Lotus Dried Petals (Nymphaea Caerulea)
The main effects of Blue lotus are a pleasant feeling of warmth around the head, a very comfortable and dreamy feeling and maybe slightly stimulant effect. Others claim it gives them a sedative effect. Blue Lotus (Nymphaea Caerulea) is generally regarded as a Sedative/Euphoriant. 5 to 10 gms of the tea will give you a “hypnotic sedative” effect (sort of like the Cannabis of ancient Egypt). Used by ancient Egyptians ceremonially – Traditionally infused in wine for relaxing social gatherings. Available at Cirrus Smoke Shop in Fort Myers, Florida
Sacred Lotus Stamens (Nelumbo nucifera )
The ancient Egyptians consumed Lotus flowers soaked in wine to enjoy the flower’s mood enhancing properties. Modern science has discovered that these effects result from positively mood affecting alkaloids unique to the plant. Active alkaloids in Blue Lotus are alcohol soluable but not water soluable, so historically Lotus has been soaked in wine and then consumed for effects. The stamens of the Sacred Blue Lotus have the highest alkaloid content. Available at Cirrus Smoke Shop in Fort Myers, Florida
Damiana (Turnera Aphrodisiaca)
Damiana leaves have been used as an aphrodisiac and to boost sexual potency by the native peoples of Mexico, including the Mayan Indians and is used for both male and female sexual stimulation, increased energy, asthma, depression, impotence and menstrual problems. Historically damiana has been used to relieve anxiety, nervousness, and mild depression, especially if these symptoms have a sexual component. The herb is also used as a general tonic to improve wellness. Available at Cirrus Smoke Shop in Fort Myers, Florida
Wild Dagga (Leonotis Leonurus)
Leonotis leonurus is also known as wild dagga (‘wild cannabis’) and lion’s tail. Wild dagga flowers and leaves were smoked by the Hottentot tribe of southern Africa because of its euphoric effect. It grows mainly in southern and eastern Africa. The main active alkaloid is leonurine. In traditional African medicine Leonotis has been widely used as a part of many different treatments. It is also used in case of a snake bite and as a charm to keep snakes away. Available at Cirrus Smoke Shop in Fort Myers, Florida
Calea Zacatechichi (Dream Herb, Leaf of God)
Supports Lucid Dreaming , relaxation, meditation.
Calea zacatechichi is a plant native to Mexico known for its effects on dreams. Traditionally it’s used by the indigenous Chontal as a means of dream divination. A Chontal shaman would smoke a cigarette and drink a tea made from its leaves before going to sleep. The dream would then give them the answers they were looking for – such as the reason why a person was sick. Available at Cirrus Smoke Shop in Fort Myers, Florida
Indian Warrior Buds (Pedicularis Densiflora)
Pedicularis Densiflora, sometimes called Indian Warrior, is a flowering perennial herb native to California and Oregon. The flower buds and/or foliage are commonly found in herbal smoking blends and are sometimes used in teas. The plant was traditionally used by Native Americans for its medicinal, sedative and tranquilizing properties, support for insomnia and nerve pain. The buds are of a magenta color.
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**You must be 18 years or older to possess Kratom or Kava in the state of Florida