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Tuesday, 12 October 2021

Top 5 Herbs for Lucid Dreaming

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Herbs have been part of human’s life since human existence. They have numerous benefits and are without any side effects. People from an old school of thought prefer herbal treatments over allopathic medicines, and it’s not limited to treatments. Herbs have many other limitless applications, and one of them is related to dream consciousness.

There is a group of herbs and plants called “Oneirogens” (oneiros = “dream” and gen = “to create”). This group is thought of as responsible for enabling you to vivid dreams, thus increasing lucid dreaming. However, oneirogens is only a group of herbs, whereas many other herbs and plants help lucid dreams in different ways. For example, some herbs are responsible for increasing vividness; on the other hand, some herbs improve dream recall. They are also used in different ways, internal or internal.

Top 5 herbs that can help you to increase lucid dreams

Calea Zacatechichi

A Mexican dream herb most famous for inducing lucid dreams belongs to the Oneirogens group of plants.

Parts to use: Dried leaves

How to Consume? It would help if you consumed it before bed, either internal in the form of tea or through smoking dried leaves.

Dosage: You can consume 5 gm of this herb for consecutive days.

Effects: Increase dreams frequency and responsible for more apparent dreams.

Taste: Bitter taste

Silene Capensis

It originated from the west coast of southern Africa and is famous as an African dream root.

Parts to use: Roots are used in dried or powdered form.

How to Consume? Best to use before bed, use it as an infusion.

Dosage: Add a small amount in cold water and drink it.

Effects: Intensify dreams and improves dream recall.

Taste: Bitter taste

Nymphaea Caerulea

It is famous as Blue Egyptian Lotus and grows in Egypt and certain parts of Asia.

Parts to use: Raw flowers are used.

How to Consume? Take in teas, extract or even smoke them regularly.

Dosage: You need to take care of in taking this herb because of its sedative property.

Effects: Improves deep sleep because of its sedative property.

Taste: Slightly bitter taste and intense.

Artemisa Vulgaris

A common name for this is Mugwort.

Parts to use: Leaves and flowers.

How to Consume? You can use it in the afternoon through smoking to induce lucid dreams in the night or increase LD duration; drink it before sleep.

Dosage: I teaspoon per cup or smoke same quantity.

Effects: Promotes vivid, lucid and prophetic dreams.

Taste: Distinct and bitter flavour in tea and floral taste in the smoke.

Heimia Salicifolia

It was used by ancient Aztecs and is called sun opener; it is a memory booster and helps people improve their memory recall.

Parts to use: Fresh leaves.

How to Consume? Use its elixir in small amounts.

Dosage: Add fresh leaves in cold water inside a jar and leave them in the sun for 24 hrs.

Effects: Responsible for vivid dreams and helps to recall forgotten memories.

Taste: Really bitter taste.

Although herbs can play a significant role in inducing lucid dreams, they work best to induce lucid dreams when used with other lucid dreaming techniques, especially the MILD (Mnemonic Induced Lucid Dreaming) approach. Also, it would be best to research correctly before you start consuming any herb and use that in a moderate amount.