Product review: Laura’s Mercantile (CBD)

Product review: Laura’s Mercantile (CBD)

Laura's Mercantile (Homestead Alternatives) is my favorite go-to for CBD products! Why use CBD products? CBD comes from the hemp plant. It has a vast amount of health benefits -- anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, anti-cancer, anti-fungal, anti-nausea, and also helps with mood disorders. It has a sedative effect that helps with pain relief too. CBD products will [...]

I tried “Soul Drops” — Legal Microdosing

I tried “Soul Drops” — Legal Microdosing

Microdosing is a term coined by the psychedelic community that involves ingestion at a minuscule dosage, producing extremely subtle yet beneficial effects. It is the opposite of "macro-dosing," or the "normal dose." It would be equivalent to taking a sip of coffee rather than drinking the whole cup. Most psychedelic plants or substances (lab-made extracts [...]

Caturday ~ Catnip is not just for cats!

Caturday ~ Catnip is not just for cats!

Nepeta cataria, most commonly known as "catnip" is a plant that causes psychoactive reactions in cats. Owners love giving their cats catnip order to stimulate play. After sniffing or consuming catnip, cats will get high and display silly behavior such as rolling around, vocalizing, rubbing their heads, and becoming more excitable. Catnip turns most adults [...]

Try-it Tuesday ~ Blue Lotus tincture… FREAKY RESULTS!

Try-it Tuesday ~ Blue Lotus tincture… FREAKY RESULTS!

Having a blog titled "Lotus Laura," I thought it would be suitable to try a blue lotus tincture. Blue lotus is a water lily flower that comes from ancient Egypt and is recognized in most of their religious artwork. They would typically consume it by soaking it in alcohol and then drinking it days later. [...]

Try-it Tuesday ~ Fire Elixir

The Fire Elixir is a potent herbal cider that can be diluted with another drink or consumed like a shot. It's made up of organic apple cider vinegar, horseradish, garlic, ginger, onion, turmeric, cayenne, paprika, and raw honey. It comes with many health benefits such as strengthening the immune system, clearing sinuses, stimulating circulatory system, [...]