Smoking is a way of using herbs that channels the air element. Air is connected with Spirit, mystery, emotions, and intuition. Smoking gives us a direct connection with the plants. It invites magic. It invites connection. Smoking creates bonds. It also creates an atmosphere of calmness, listening, and presence. Smoking sets the scene for mindful listening to oneself and the gentle sounds of mystery moving around you. Smoking herbal blends can become a lovely part of life. As always, practice mindfulness, and respect the herbs.