Leonotis leonurus is also known as wild dagga ('wild cannabis') and lion's tail. Wild dagga flowers and leaves were smoked by the Hottentot tribe of southern Africa because of its euphoric effect. It grows mainly in southern and eastern Africa. The main active alkaloid is leonurine.
In traditional African medicine Leonotis has been widely used as a part of many different treatments. I
Wild Dagga is sold for incense making, soap making, decorative purposes and/or legitimate ethnobotanical research and is not intended for human consumption.