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Leonotis leonurus also known as Lion's Tail or Wild Dagga. Is a member of the Mint family of plants. Wild dagga is used by the Hottentot tribesmen for several different medicinal purposes and to promote euphoria and exuberance when smoked.
The active component in Wild Dagga its relative Marajuanilla is leonurine, the same alkaloid that is mildly psychoactive in the similar Leonurus sibiricus (marihuanilla). It may be addictive on the order of nicotine with regular usage. Wild Dagga is 100% legal in the United States.
Wild dagga features Whorls of Bright Orange flowers in Summer and is a Very tall plant of up to 10 feet. Wild Dagga prefers Exposure Full Sun to Light Shade. Very unusual and very interesting plant. Wild dagga is also used for medicinal purposes. Go here for more detailed identifiers of all strains of wild dagga, images and wild dagga seeds.
Many traditional uses of wild dagga have been recorded. Wild dagga foliage is commonly made into a medicinal tea, which is favored for the hypnotic focus it gives. Wild dagga leaves or roots are widely used as a remedy for snakebite and also to relieve other bites and stings. Decoctions of dried wild dagga leaf or root have been applied externally to treat boils, eczema, skin diseases and itching, and muscular cramps. Wild dagga extracts are also used to relieve coughs, cold and influenza, as well as bronchitis, high blood pressure and headaches. Wild dagga leaf infusions have been used to treat asthma and viral hepatitis. Wild dagga tea is also used to treat headache, bronchitis, high blood pressure and the common cold. This species is also important in Chinese/Vietnamese medicine as an euphoric, purgative and vermifuge.