As a tea, Wild Lettuce is commonly used to help induce sleep, creating a calming feeling, as well as being a nervous system tonic. Was used in the 19th century by physicians when opiates could not be obtained. It was traditionally used by the native North Americans for lucid dreaming purposes. Some have found it a excellent in their efforts to overcome cannabis addiction.
Contents: Wild Lettuce (Lactuca virosa)
Preparation: May be smoked.
Other Names: Bitter lettuce, laitue vireuse, opium lettuce, poisonous lettuce, tall lettuce, great lettuce or rakutu-karyumu-so.
Grown in: Thailand
Organic Status: Australian certified before repackaging, or wild harvested where possible.
Packaging: Home compostable, reusable zip lock pouch
Caution: Smoking is harmful
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