Historically, raspberry leaf herbal cigarettes were introduced by the Native American women who smoked them in ceremonies. In fact, there is a historical account that the first idea for cigarettes came from herbal cigarettes that were wrapped in red raspberry leaves. Raspberry leaves do not contain nicotine so it can be used as an alternative for those who want to stop smoking.
In addition, raspberry leaves contain a lot of medicinal compounds such as tannins, flavonoids, ellagic acid, vitamin A, C, potassium, calcium and phosphorus. Raspberry leaf is also useful to overcome various diseases such as diabetes, menstrual disorders, fertility disorders, diarrhea and others. Raspberry is often used as an ingredient in herbal tea but not many people know that it can be smoked.