A Guide to Dream Herbs - for Vivid and Lucid Dreams
*The first herb in the list at the above link is, Calea Zacatechichi. Aka/ "Bitter Grass". Silene Capensis, the second herb, is aka/ African Dream root. All are very affective in helping with vivid and lucid dreaming. I find they're especially helpful after I've worked a spell, so as to further the powers behind my intent, in the other realms. I would caution
against long term use of any sleep aid, be it herb or over the counter chemical brands. This can throw off the bodies natural processes that allow one to come naturally to exhaustion or sleep, and distort the natural cycles within the whole system. Also, prolonged use of Valerian root can cause depression, as can St.Johns wort, used to counter depression. Remember, all herbs are medicine. Nothing to be taken lightly, just as prescription pharmaceuticals are dangerous, habit forming, etc... Herbs are no different in themselves, nor any safer because they're perceived to be plant medicine. The PDR (Physicians Desk Reference) of pharmaceutical drugs originated from herbalism. Take care when taking herbs.