What is Organic Lobelia? (Lobelia inflata)
Native to eastern North America, lobelia has a long history of use by indigenous tribes for its wellness-supporting properties. Lobelia inflata is an herbaceous annual that likes to grow in compact soils. Lobelia leaf was popular with Eclectic herbalists at the turn of the century and has a tradition of use in external applications, smoking blends, and infusions as lobelia tea. A strong botanical to be used with respect, lobelia herb can also be used to make liquid extracts.
Lobelia has a long history of therapeutic and ritual use. Lobelia is best used as a tea or in smoking blends. It may be smoked directly but can be nauseating for some folks. Other common names include puke weed. Lobelia is in the Campanulaceae family.
Not for use in pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner. May cause nausea or vomiting in larger doses. We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.