helichrysum odoratissimum - imphepho

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Re: helichrysum odoratissimum - imphepho -

Postby KTB » Thu Nov 05, 2009 5:26 pm

There IS an extract available. The essential oil is also active.
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Re: helichrysum odoratissimum - imphepho -

Postby GhostStar » Fri Nov 06, 2009 8:56 pm

Hi, KTB. Do you know if odoratissimum works well in water extract?
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Re: helichrysum odoratissimum - imphepho -

Postby KTB » Fri Nov 06, 2009 10:53 pm

Hi Ghoststar... to my (limited) knowledge on this plant, I believe that the actives are in the oil... I would recommend a hydroalcoholic extract i.e. vodka. If anyone knows better than I, please step in here, but I think you will need some alcohol in there to pull the goodies out of it.
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Re: helichrysum odoratissimum - imphepho -

Postby witchammer » Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:23 pm

Any new thoughts on Imphepho
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Re: helichrysum odoratissimum - imphepho -

Postby teeko » Thu Dec 17, 2009 3:32 pm

witchammer wrote:Any new thoughts on Imphepho


Just the same thoughts; That its wonderful ;)

Id like to see some new journals on the subject though.
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Re: helichrysum odoratissimum - imphepho -

Postby witchammer » Thu Dec 17, 2009 8:02 pm

How do you enjoy it------I have it here and find it hard to burn and almost toxic
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Re: helichrysum odoratissimum - imphepho -

Postby Ascendancy-Mike » Thu Dec 17, 2009 10:20 pm

dissolve a hydro alcoholic extract of it in high proof grain alcohol, and absorb and evap into mullein or damiana.

or, simply soak in vodka for a few days, and reduce the vodka to a very small amount of liquid, and then put it straight onto a base herb, and evap, and load in a pipe.

silica dessicant will help get the last of it evapped n dry. i usually first put mullein in a glass jar, then pour my grain alcohol w/ whatever extracts or isolates in it, then put that jar in a glass cup with very hot water, let it sit for an hour or two, then remove the glasss jar from water bath, put a screen of metal over the material, put a couple silica dessicant packets on screen, and cap jar, let it sit overnight, and it be bone dry.
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Re: helichrysum odoratissimum - imphepho -

Postby sweetleaf » Fri Jul 15, 2011 3:09 pm

I just bought an ouce of Imphepho after hearing about the experiences in this thread and I don't have any flowers. It looks like cotton. I read online that the leaves have tiny white hairs that make it appear wooly, but it looks like straight cotton with no leaves in sight.
I'm certain this is Imphepho because I bought it from one of the more well thought of stores on the internet.
Should I smoke this stuff?
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Re: helichrysum odoratissimum - imphepho -

Postby teeko » Mon Jul 18, 2011 12:11 pm

Cant give you advice on what you should or should not smoke.

That 'cotton' would be the flowers.
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Re: helichrysum odoratissimum - imphepho -

Postby sweetleaf » Mon Jul 18, 2011 1:41 pm

That's what I was thinking. After doing some research there are different strains.
I mixed with tobacco in a joint about 75% tobacco and 25% imphepho, and it's fantastic. It's really strong in it's current form. I'm making an extract so I have high hopes for that.
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