The Leonurus Sibiricus originally grows in China, Mongolia, Japan, Korea and Siberia. Later, is has also been naturalized in South-, Central-, and North-America. The herb was always known because of its relaxing properties, but was named “little marijuana” by the Mexicans who used it as a substitute for Cannabis. Other common nicknames are Siberian Motherwort, Honeyweed, and ‘Mi Amor’ (= Spanish for “my love”).
The herb is mentioned in the ancient Chinese “Book of Songs”, and has been used as a medicine for treatment of impotence in men, menstruation problems of women, and blood circulation. Traditionally the Honeyweed was used in devotional and offering rites. Mexican folk magic believed the herb to be effective for to enforce the “return of the groom”.
Use 1-3 teaspoons to make 1 cup of tea. Let it steep for 15 minutes. Use 1-2 grams to roll the herb into a cigaret, or to smoke with a pipe.
Herbs of the Gods have collected high quality herbs since 1999. They have a selection of relaxing, stimulating and psychoactive herbs, that can be consumed by eating, drinking in teas or with a vaporizer.