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Discussion in 'Vaporization Discussion' started by davesmith, Sep 25, 2013.

  1. davesmith

    davesmith Well-Known Member

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    Got recommended this by a guy on another forum and seeing the thread about poor sleep after vaping reminded me. Sorry if its been mentioned before.

    Tulsi tea. (Holy basil)

    Now I love my herbal teas and nothing accompanies a vape session better than a cup of herb tea with a little honey in it. Drinking this herbal tea (tulsi and Brahmi or three tulsi are my favourites so far) has brought back my dreams regardless of whether I'm high or not. Its also said to have many other health benefits and is the herbal embodiment of the god shiva (I think). Anyway it tastes great.


    Highly recommended.
     
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    max Bingo Coordinator Staff Member

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    luchiano Well-Known Member

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    Gingko biloba gives good dreams also. Both herbs effect your acetylcholine levels which I think is why they enhance brain activity. Holy basil inhibits its breakdown and gingko releases it if I remember correctly. Taking lecithin will allow you to have a lot of acetylcholine available since it is metabolized into it.
     
  4. smokum

    smokum I am who I am and your approval isn't needed!

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    Personally, part of my partaking needs is to 'remove' the ability to dream (I hate my violent, tiring dreams) :shrug:
     
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  5. Tweek

    Tweek Well-Known Member

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    I dream alright. It's my memory that's fading....I can barely remember what I did yesterday :shrug:
     
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  6. Kid_cody420

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    I always have terrible dreams after I quit smoking for a period of time. Any remedies or tea's you guys know of to help generate those into good dreams?
     
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  7. grokit

    grokit power cosmic

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    Tulsi tea incoming, thanks for the tip! I'm already taking ginkgo but may switch to bedtime. My subconscious is much smarter that I am so I want to provide it with as much empowerment as possible!
     
  8. Silver420Surfer

    Silver420Surfer Well-Known Member

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    They make Dreamcatchers so sonofabitches like this won't be able to steal our dreams.:D
     
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  9. Enchantre

    Enchantre A short, pithy statement

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    I love Tulsi Teas... I rely on several varieties. :)
     
  10. grokit

    grokit power cosmic

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    I can only drink teas with tannins if I have food in my stomach, so bedtime is a good time for tulsi-time.

    But now that I know it's a variety of green tea I'm wondering about decaf.

    :zzz:
     
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  11. JoeKickass

    JoeKickass Well-Known Member

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    I also like to have a glass of wine (or two) with dinner, alcohol also inhibits your dreams, but I remember hearing something about how your brain keeps track of how long you've been sleeping, and when the alcohal is processed out of your body, your brain tries to cram in all the dreams for a whole night. I guess that's why if you drink you have crazy dreams that seem so recent :myday:
     
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  12. Tweek

    Tweek Well-Known Member

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    I can't have alcohol anymore...well I can, but I pay the price, even with one drink. The next day, my anxiety is through the roof.

    I have a device that I can wear which tracks how long I have been asleep. Kinda neat, but it's a paid subscription sort of thing, so I hardly use it.
     
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  13. grokit

    grokit power cosmic

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    Yeah fuck alcohol. I like the taste and effects okay but not the aftermath, not at all.

    I can still enjoy a glass of wine with a meal or a single drink but I have to milk it the rest of the evening if I want to stay out of trouble. I currently seem to be learning that I can't drink socially/medicinally/recreationally anymore. Anyways it doesn't make me happy that's fo sho.
     
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  14. Outlaw Farmer

    Outlaw Farmer Stealth Mode Engaged

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    Outlaw is Irish Injun. I didn't have a chance. I'm sure I was born with a resistance to alcohol. They gave me whisky for teething, they gave me beer when I was a toddler to sleep, and now I don't really drink because I can run up several hundred dollars in a night in @a bar. Dive bar, no dancers.


    I know ppl with sleep apnea and insomnia. Sleep lab test, brain wave recorders, all that. But I would like to admit out loud that I've never heard of that. And it's a subscription you say? Don't tell me...it's an Iphone app? Those things are amazing.

    EDIT- Outlaw can't spell.

    ALmost forgot- If I want to dream I sleep cold. Really cold. Crazy stuff in REM. I should look it up.
     
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  15. Enchantre

    Enchantre A short, pithy statement

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    Tulsi isn't actually "green" tea. It is a member of the mint/basil plant family. There is no caffeine or other stimulant. Some Tulsi blends have caffeine from black or green tea, but Tulsi does not.

    I prefer the Tulsi from Organic India, myself.
     
  16. grokit

    grokit power cosmic

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    Yeah you're right, it fit so well with my subscribe & save I didn't take a closer look lol:

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    Is this one that you're familiar with? Gonna poke around a bit more...

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    Okay there's a lot of them, I'm leaning toward the lemon ginger one. There's a bunch of pure ones but I don't know what it tastes like. None of the good ones s&s though.
     
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  17. SD_haze

    SD_haze MMJ Vaporist

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    Getting some of dis :ninja:
     
  18. grokit

    grokit power cosmic

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    Amazon has lots of kinds of tulsi, the main difference besides the blends seems to be some have three kinds and some are just purple tulsi, and some have stems and twigs because they are medicinal...

    Read the wiki on tulsi and it's pretty cool, gonna get the pure stuff for sure.
     
  19. Enchantre

    Enchantre A short, pithy statement

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    I like the straight Tulsi (no caffeine)... I also am a HUGE fan of India Breakfast (w/black tea), Vanilla Cream (no caffeine), and the Chai Masalla (with caffeine). There is a Rose one that is also very nice (no caffeine).

    I think you might be surprised at just how good the straight Tulsi is, should you try it.
     
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  20. LazyIdol

    LazyIdol Well-Known Member

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    Just ordered some of the Amazon Organic India Straight Tulsi tea on Amazon based on what I read here. I love reading stuff like this on FC. Much Love!
     
  21. davesmith

    davesmith Well-Known Member

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    Plain tulsi tastes great, enjoy it!
     
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  22. grokit

    grokit power cosmic

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    I'm a coffee guy (back to roasting my own beans!) but I drink pau d'arco & sympacho teas before dinner sometimes, and I make my own blend of yerba mate' for my occasional coffee detox periods.

    Anyways I ended up getting frustrated by amazon's options to my location,
    so I ordered some of this off ebay:

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    And I put some of this in my cart; has anybody tried this kind?

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    I'm digging the box art.

    I also have a box of ginkgo clarity incoming :tup:
     
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  23. z9

    z9 Well-Known Member

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    I do miss dreaming, its the natural drug trip. I'd like to give this stuff a try.

    Can we receives the effects by vaporizing the herb as opposed to drinking the tea?
     
  24. Tweek

    Tweek Well-Known Member

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    I grabbed some pure Tulsi tea, and it is indeed very nice. I feel nice and relaxed. Thanks for the suggestion.
     
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  25. darkrom

    darkrom Great Scott!

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    Is this stuff hepatoxic, or am I reading something wrong?
     

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