June 24th, 2018

Last updated on October 6th, 2018 at 11:09 am

Many people immediately think about medical marijuana when they think about vaping dry herbs. The truth is that there is plenty of vapable herbs available on the market that you can vape for different benefits. If you’re curious about what these other herbs might be and how you can use them in your herbal vaporizer, here is a list of some well-known herbs and why people turn to them for their vaping needs. Vaping and inhaling herbal vapors from different legal herbs is called phyto-inhalation.

 

The Therapeutic Benefits of Vaping Herbs

Much like someone applying a lavender lotion to body to help themselves relax, people can use herbal vaporizers to vape dry herbs. They can reap the therapeutic benefits. Depending on the type of herb that you are placing in your vaporizer, you may experience an increase in relaxation, an increase in energy, or even a sedative-like effect that will help you fall asleep. The effects that you will experience rely on the type of herb that you choose to phyto-inhalate.

organic dried herbs - lavender, chamomile, peppermint, hibiscus, mugwort, burdock root

 

Best Legal Herbs To Vape

 

You have plenty of options of herbs to choose from and reasons you might choose to start vaping dry herbs. Here is a list of herbs that you can vape, what benefits they will provide, and what temperature you will need to vape them.

 

  1. Medical Marijuana

Although it’s not legal in every state, medical marijuana is one of the most commonly vaped dry herb. It is not typically produces a mild euphoric/relaxing effect in users. When vaped as a dry herb, it is recommended that the temperature on the vaporizer is set to 180°C – 200°C or 356°F – 392°F.

 

  1. Lavender

Lavender is an herb that is well-known for its uses in promoting relaxation and treating ailments such as insomnia and depression. It is recommended that lavender is vaped at approximately 125°C or 257°F.

 

  1. Mulungu

Mulungu is a type of herb native to South America. It is often used as a remedy for problems such as anxiety, insomnia, and high blood pressure. It should should be vaped at around 200°C or 392°F.

mulungu dry herbs
Mulungu

 

  1. Catnip

Despite being well-known for driving felines crazy, catnip also produces a variety of benefits for humans. (Luckily, not in the same fashion.) Catnip is known to support the immune system and also to provide relief from issues such as anxiety and depression. Those who want to vape this herb should start at a temperature of around 150°C or 302°F.

 

  1. Eucalyptus

This Australian herb is very versatile and can be used to treat colds, improve the immune system, alleviate sore throats, and reduce stress. Users of this herb should vape at exactly 130°C or 266°F.

 

  1. Betel Nut

Betel Nut is an interesting combination of different plants that is typically chewed to experience psychoactive properties. However, some have stated that this herb is good for both fighting infections of the mouth and of the body. Users of the betel nut herb should vape vapthis herb at around 200°C or 392°F.

 

  1. Klip Dagga

Klip Dagga is a South African herb that is often used for its mild psychoactive properties and euphoric effects. However, it is also a very useful herb, treating ailments from jaundice to paralysis. Those who want to vape klip dagga should do so at temperatures of 175°C or 347°F.

 

  1. Clavo Huasca

Clavo huasca is an herb that hails from Peru and is used mainly as an aphrodisiac for both men and women and is also used to treat sexual potency and erectile dysfunction, among other sexual disorders. This herb is meant to be heated at a temperature of 200°C or 392°F.

 

  1. Damiana

Much like the previous herb, damiana is known for its use as an aphrodisiac. However, this herb is also used for its calming properties and also for its ability to produce a mild high that could best be compared to marijuana. Damiana should be heated at 175°C or 347°F.

damiana dry herb
Damiana

 

  1. Papaver Somniferum

Papaver Somniferum, better known as the poppy seed deriving from the opium poppy, has sedative properties and is also used as a muscle relaxant. This herb should be vaped at 175°C or 347°F.

 

  1. Valerian

Valerian is an herb much like lavender in its ability to assist in sleep, improve stress, and ease pain. Those smoking valerian should aim to heat up the herb to 150°C or 302°F.

 

  1. Passion Flower

Passion flower is another type of herb that is used in many different instances for its calming properties. However, its sedative-like effects also assist with pain management as well as drug withdrawals. Passion flower is to be vaped at a temperature of 150°C or 302°F.

passion flower tea dry herb
Passion Flower

 

  1. Lemon Balm

Lemon balm is wonderful for those who suffer from gut problems or from any other internal issues as it is great at healing wounds and calming down muscles. In addition, this herb is perfect for those who want to improve their sleep or who want to lift their mood. Lemon balm should be heated to 142°C or 288°F.

 

  1. St. John’s Wort

St. John’s Wort is commonly used as a home treatment for depression. (You should always consult your physician before attempting to treat depression on your own however.) It should be heated up to a temperature of 150°C or 302°F.

 

  1. Pink Lotus Stamens

The stamen on the pink lotus, the part containing the pollen, is used for the promotion of overall wellness as well as deep relaxation and happiness. This should be heated at 125°C or 257°F.

 

  1. Chamomile

If you’re somewhat knowledgeable about herbs, or even if you’ve browsed through the tea aisle at your local grocery store, you’ve probably heard of chamomile. Chamomile is yet another herb utilized for its relaxing properties and should be vaped at 125°C or 257°F.

 

  1. Hops

Hops, the herbal ingredient used in the production of beer, can also be vaped. This herb provides a mild euphoric effect. Hops should be vaped at 200°C or 392°F.

hops dried herb healing
Hops
  1. Sweet Flag

Sweet flag is an herb that has been used for centuries for spiritual purposes due to its ability to provide both relief from anxiety and give the user a boost of calming energy. This herb should be heated at 175°C or 347°F.

 

  1. Green Tea

Although green tea is typically ingested as a tea, it does have benefits when it is vaporized as well. When green tea is smoked/vaped rather than drunk, it releases more of the caffeine within the leaves and provides users with an energy boost. Green tea should be heated at 185°C or 365°F.

 

  1. Wild Dagga (Lion’s Tail)

Although Wild Dagga does not appear to have any health benefits. Vapers of this herb have said that smoking it does produce a mild euphoric effect similar to that of marijuana. Wild Dagga, or Lion’s Tail, should be vaped at 175°C or 347°F.

wild dagga flower petals
Wild Dagga

 

  1. Kra Thorn Khok

Kra Thorn Khok is a member of the kratom family, an herb that, when heated at low doses, it produces an energizing effect with mental clarity. At high doses, produces a calming effect that is almost euphoric. Kra Thorn Khok should be vaped at 185°C or 365°F.

 

  1. Sage

Despite sage being an herb that is mainly used for spiritual cleansing, sage can also be used for vaping. Vaping sage has a variety benefits, including improving overall brain function and promoting digestion. Sage should be vaped at 190°C or 374°F.

 

  1. Salvia Divinorum

Salvia Divinorum is a psychoactive herb that is heated to produce hallucinogenic effects. It should be vaped at 230°C or 446°F.

 

  1. Yerba Mate

Yerba mate is an herb that has grown in popularity recently, especially when brewed in teas. When vaped, however, this herb will give you an increase in energy and will improve your overall mood. Vape this herb at 150°C or 302°F.

 

  1. Yohimbe

Yohimbe is another substance that is heated for its psychoactive effects and will also produce a mild euphoric effect. This herb should be vaped at 200°C or 392°F.

yohimbe bark dried herbs
Yohimbe

 

  1. Calea Zacatechichi

Calea Zacatechichi is an herb used by the Chontal Indians to cause lucid dreams. However, it is not certain as to whether or not there is any scientific evidence to back up these claims. This herb is to be vaped at 200°C or 392°F.

 

  1. Peppermint

Peppermint is great for those who are suffering from a cold or who are dealing with any type of body pain and its refreshing flavor also provides an energy boost to users. This herb should be heated to 170°C or 338°F.

 

  1. Red Clover

Unlike many of the other herbs on this list, red clover is mostly beneficial only for its benefits such as improving bone strength as well as cardiovascular support. It should be vaped at 190°C or 374°F.

 

  1. Thyme

Thyme is perfect if you have lung issues or if you are dealing with a nasty chest cold that needs to be cleared up. Thyme should be vaped at 150°C or 302°F.

 

  1. Bearberry / Uva Ursi

Uva Ursi or Bearberry, aptly named due to its popularity among bears, is perfect for promoting relaxation, relieving headaches, and detoxifying the body. This herb should be vaped at 150°C or 302°F.

 

  1. Blue Lotus

The Blue Lotus flower is used to produce lucid or spiritual dreams and is often used as a marijuana substitute due to its euphoric effects. It should be heated at a temperature of 125°C or 257°F.

Blue Lotus dry herbs
Blue Lotus

 

  1. Sakae Naa

Sakae Naa is another herb that is part of the kratom family and provides a calming or energizing effect, depending on the dosage. It should be vaped at 185°C or 365°F.

 

  1. Clove

Clove is a healing herb that has been around for centuries and is known to help clear the lungs and treat upset stomachs. You should vape this herb at a temperature of 150°C or 302°F.

 

  1. Feverfew

Feverfew has excellent anti inflammatory properties and is great for those who suffer from consistent headaches or migraines. It is to be heated at 175°C or 347°F.

 

  1. Galangal

Galangal, which is part of the ginger family, is used throughout Southeast Asia to treat inflammation in the stomach and to improve blood circulation. Use this herb at 200°C or 392°F.

 

  1. Sinicuichi (Mayan Sun Opener)

The Sinicuichi herb doubles as a remedy for inflammation in the body as well as for a hallucinogenic that produces a euphoric effect. Mayan sun opener should be vaped at 200°C or 392°F.

 

  1. Ginseng

Ginseng is often used in energy drinks and in tablets as a natural energy booster and, depending on the strain, may also help with erectile dysfunction. Ginseng is to be used at 200°C or 392°F.

Ginseng dried herbs
Ginseng

 

  1. Kola Nut

Smoking the kola nut will release the caffeine within the herb, giving you energy as well as mental clarity and focus to help you complete tasks. You should vape this herb at 200°C or 392°F as well.

 

  1. Lemongrass

Lemongrass is an interesting herb as its benefits spread far and wide, treating anything from fungal infections to depression to inflammation. Vapers of lemongrass should be heated at 150°C or 302°F.

 

  1. Spearmint

Spearmint, not to be confused with peppermint, contains a wide variety of vitamins and antioxidants that help to battle sore throats, nausea, and headaches. In addition, spearmint is slightly less odorous than peppermint, making it a bit more appealing to vapers. This herb should be heated at 154°C or 309°F.

 

  1. Maca Root

The maca root is a root that was used by the Incans as an aphrodisiac and has also been proven to boost energy, focus, and affect hormone balance as well as the immune system. The maca root should be vaped at 200°C or 392°F.

 

  1. Syrian Rue

The syrian rue is an herb used for its hallucinogenic and antidepressant properties. It should be vaped at 150°C or 302°F.

 

  1. White Lilly

The entire white lilly flower is used to remedy a variety of problems include external wounds, asthma, and ear infections. In fact, the list of things that the white lilly can’t treat is far smaller than the list of things that it is able to treat. It should be heated up at 175°C or 347°F.

 

  1. Marshmallow Herb

Your mind might think of the delicious treat when you hear about the marshmallow herb. Specifically, the marshmallow herb can be used to treat sore throats, coughs, digestive issues, and low blood sugar levels. Marshmallow herb should be vaped 200°C or 392°F.

Marshmallow herb
Marshmallow herb

 

  1. Morning Glory

The morning glory is a beautiful plant that produces hallucinogenic effects similar to that of LSD. Be careful with this herb as it can be toxic. It should be vaped at around 200°C or 392°F.

 

  1. Mullein

The mullein herb is an Australian herb that is often used to clear the lungs and to help treat colds and coughs. This herb should be vaped at 160°C or 320°F.

 

  1. Ginkgo

The ginkgo leaf is wildly popular in Western medicine and can be used to treat a wide variety of ailments such as allergies, arthritis, and even tinnitus. Much like the white lilly, there is very little that this herb is not able to alleviate. Ginkgo should be vaped at 175°C or 347°F.

 

  1. Gotu Kola

Gotu kola is commonly used to treat most psychiatric disorders as well as to improve memory and concentration in those who use it. This herb should be heated at 150°C or 302°F.

 

  1. Rosemary

Rosemary is another popular herb that you have probably seen in your local supermarket and can be used to help treat coughs, colds, headaches, and improve mental clarity. Rosemary should be heated at a temperature of 125°C or 257°F.

 

  1. Tobacco

Yes, it is not recommended that anyone smokes tobacco. However, vaping tobacco may be much safer and help to improve brain function and treat a variety of brain-related diseases. Tobacco should be heated up to 150°C or 302°F.

Tobacco
Tobacco

 

  1. Wild Lettuce

Wild lettuce was used before opium was discovered and is very helpful in treating pain and producing a sedative-like effect for the user. This herb should be heated at 150°C or 302°F.

 

  1. Wormwood

Wormwood, the ingredient used to make the famous absinthe, can provide users with a mild psychoactive effect as well as energy. It is also used to alleviate digestive issues. Wormwood should be vaped at 150°C or 302°F as well.

 

  1. Basil

Another widely-used herb, basil can be used to lift the mood, treat colds, and aid in digestive issues. Basil should be vaped at exactly 130°C or 266°F.

 

  1. Anise

Anise is a wonderful herb for those who are experiencing cramps or who may be dealing with a cold that they need to clear up. Those who wish to vape anise should do so at a temperature of 175°C or 347°F.

 

  1. Rose

Don’t let its beauty fool you. The rose is a highly useful plant and can be used to fight bacteria, support liver and the immune system, and help battle depression. Rose should be vaped at 125°C or 257°F.

 

  1. Mugwort

Mugwort is an herb with some hallucinogenic properties and is often used to treat almost any ailment. However, it should be noted that it is potentially toxic and should be consumed carefully. Mugwort should be vaped at 200°C or 392°F.

 

  1. Aphrodite Mix

Aphrodite mix is not one herb but rather a combination of several that serve as an aphrodisiac. Hence the term, Aphrodite mix. This collection of herbs should be vaped at 175°C or 347°F.

 

  1. Lobelia

Lobelia is similar to nicotine but is a nonaddictive substance used to treat asthma and muscle disorders. Lobelia should be heated at 149°C or 300°F.

lobelia
Lobelia

 

  1. Coffee Beans

Yes! You can vape coffee beans! Vaping these beans will give you a boost in energy, since the main ingredient is caffeine. You should vape coffee beans at approximately 200°C or 392°F.

 

  1. Maconha Brava

The maconha brava herb is a rare herb that is often used to relax the body and alleviate pain both externally and internally. If you get your hands on this herb, it should be vaped at 200°C or 392°F.

 

  1. Comfrey

Comfrey is one of the more serious herbs on this list as it is often used to treat more serious conditions such as stomach ulcers, chest pain, and bronchitis. For those who wish to vapethis herb, comfrey should be heated at around 175°C or 347°F.

 

  1. Marihuanilla

Marihuanilla, which means “little marijuana” in Spanish, delivers essentially the same effects and smokbenefits as marijuana and is often used as a substitute for it. Marihuanilla should be vaped at 175°C or 347°F.

 

  1. Ephedra

Ephedra is an herb that is most often used to treat either obesity or respiratory issues. It should be vaped at 175°C or 347°F.

 

  1. Mexican Tarragon

Mexican tarragon is a unique herb that is able to treat random issues such as tooth pain, body odor, and muscle growth. This herb should be vaped at 175°C or 347°F.

 

  1. Fennel

Fennel is a fairly well-known herb that is capable of treating respiratory disorders, anemia, and many digestive issues. Fennel should be vaped at 175°C or 347°F as well.

Dry Fennel
Fennel

 

  1. Licorice

Although not the most pleasant smelling or tasting herb out there, licorice is perfect for those who need relief from a sore throat, heartburn, or a cold. This herb should be vaped at 200°C or 392°F.

 

  1. Garlic

Another not-so-pleasant smelling or tasting herb, garlic is actually very beneficial to your immune system and to fighting cardiovascular issues as well as diabetes and even cancer. If you choose to smoke garlic, vape this herb at 200°C or 392°F.

 

  1. Guarana

Much like ginseng, guarana can typically be found in most energy drinks and is an excellent energy source as well as a useful herb for stress reduction. Guarana should be vaped at 175°C or 347°F.

 

  1. Mimosa Hostillis

The bark of the mimosa hostillis is often ground up and used to extract a powerful hallucinogenic known as DMT. Mimosa hostillis should be vaped at 190°C or 374°F.

 

  1. Muira Puama

The herb muira puama is an herb found in the Amazon rainforest that is used to treat erectile dysfunction, to enhance cognitive ability, and to reduce stress. This herb should be vaped at 200°C or 392°F.

 

  1. Kanna

Kanna is South African herb that is used for its psychoactive effects. However, it does have the ability to improve sociability and reduce anxiety. Kanna should be vaped at exactly at 188°C or 370°F.

 

  1. Kava Kava

Kava Kava, or Kava for short, is an amazing herb that is used to treat almost all forms of mood disorders as well as cancers. This herb should be vaped at 200°C or 392°F.

Kava Kava Root
Kava Kava

Therapeutic Benefits

As mentioned earlier, different dry herbs will provide different therapeutic benefits. Some are euphoric, others help with migraines while some help with depression. None of these should be taken as medicine or alternative to medicine. Consult with a doctor before making any decisions.

Sedatives

  • Valerian
  • Passion Flower
  • Blue Lotus
  • Papaver Somniferum
  • Catnip
  • Wild Lettuce

Stimulation

  • Green Tea
  • Thyme
  • Damiana
  • Yerba Mate

Depression

  • Damiana
  • Lavender
  • Catnip
  • St Johns Wort
  • Lemongrass
  • Syrian Rue
  • Valerian
  • Rose

Headache Relief

  • Lavender
  • Feverfew
  • Lemon Balm
  • Spearmint
  • Rosemary
  • Bearberry / Uva Ursi
  • Peppermint
  • Green Tea

Anxiety

  • Sweet Flag
  • Kanna
  • Mulungu Catnip

Healing Cold and Flu Symptoms

  • Eucalyptus
  • Peppermint
  • Thyme
  • Mullein
  • Rosemary
  • Basil
  • Anise
  • Licorice
  • Sage
  • Marshmallow Herbs