Yerba Zen™ is a blend of premium, hand processed, Artemisia Capillaris leaf and sprouts. Artemisia Capillaris is a member of the Mugwort family that has a long history as a medicinal herb.
Tea: Unlike it’s relative “Mugwort” ( which is a slightly bitter tea ), Yerba Zen™ is a smooth, good tasting, tea and displays no noticeable bitterness. It actually has an interesting spicy flavor.
For the best results as tea, use 1/4 teaspoon to 1/2 teaspoon of Yerba Zen™ per boiling cup of water.
Smoke: Yerba Zen™ is a relaxing and for some people a mildly invigorating smoke. Due to the fluffy consistency of Yerba Zen™, it is challenging to roll and mix with other herbs. However, many people do find the results of blending Yerba Zen™ with other herbs to be enjoyable.
Artemisia Capillaris has a 2,000 year history of use in Chinese herbal medicine. Said to be beneficial in relieving fevers and cleansing the liver. Modern research has “supposedly” confirmed that the plant has a tonic and strengthening effect upon the liver, gallbladder and entire digestive system. It is also said to “possibly” be helpful in relieving dizziness, symptoms of the common cold, nausea, loss of appetite and headaches. More scientific study and research is needed.
In resent history Artemisia Capillaris has become a popular ingredient in herbal smoking blends.