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What happens if I smoke the petals of the datura inoxia devil's trumpet?

What happens if I smoke the petals of the datura inoxia devil's trumpet?

It's called deadly: nightshade for a reason. If you are lucky, a bad hallucinatory experience, if not, you can have severe poisoning. I have had several patients who were very into hallucinogens who told me how much they regretted trying jimson weed, and that they never would again. As people get older, hallucinogens, which can cause profound increases in pulse and blood pressure, become more dangerous as well. ...Read more

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What is datura stamonium?

What is datura stamonium?

Datura stramonium: Datura stramonium is a plant in the solanaceae family (same as tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant, etc) and is also known as jimson weed. The seeds are the most toxic part, and are high in scopalamine and Atropine which are hallucinogenic. A homeopathic remedy, stramonium, is made from it -- used in cases of convulsions; extreme fears of the dark, death, & being alone; rage; violence; & night terrors. ...Read more

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Where can you buy salvia/datura seeds?

Where can you buy salvia/datura seeds?

Why do you want to know?: If you are seeking some sort of psychedelic experience, i can understand why you might want to locate salvia. I am not inclined, however, to try to help you discover a way to have hallucinations. I instead recommend vipassana meditation as an alternative that in my opinion is much less dangerous and much more potentially beneficial. Ref: http://www.Creativebalance.Com/vipmed.Html. May your journey be safe. ...Read more

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Can I have some tips for smoking datura inoxia?

Can I have some tips for smoking datura inoxia?

No you can't: At least not from a doctor, whose ethical responsibility to people is to not give them information on things that they can do that will unnecessarily hurt them. This is an hallucinogen that can have nasty effects on people, and i would discourage any efforts in that direction. There are better ways to expand consciousness, like meditation practices, zen and others. ...Read more

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What could result from accidental datura stramonium seeds ingestion?

What could result from accidental datura stramonium seeds ingestion?

Hard to pee, red ski: May tighten up the bladder and make the skin turn red, can cause hallucinations ...Read more

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What are uses for salvia divinorum or datura stramonium?

What are uses for salvia divinorum or datura stramonium?

Salvia & Datura: These come from 2 different families, but both are commonly used as hallucinogens. Salvia divinorum is a mint, and contains the non-alkaloid hallucinogen salvinorin a. Along with hallucinations it can cause slurred speech, confusion, paranoia, depersonalization, blunted affect, & slow speech. Datura stramonium contains belladonna alkaloids, which can induce anticholinergic poisoning & death. ...Read more

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What are the effects of salvia divinorum or datura stramonium?

What are the effects of salvia divinorum or datura stramonium?

Salvia & Datura: These come from 2 different families, but both are commonly used as hallucinogens. Salvia divinorum contains the extremely potent, non-alkaloid hallucinogen salvinorin a. Along with hallucinations it can cause slurred & slow speech, confusion, paranoia, depersonalization, & blunted affect. Datura stramonium contains belladonna alkaloids, which can induce anticholinergic poisoning & death. ...Read more

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Why do some people smoke datura stramonium turned black and has white mold on it, is it still good to smoke?

Why do some people smoke datura stramonium turned black and has white mold on it, is it still good to smoke?

NO!!: Datura stramonium (jimson weed) contains belladonna alkaloids and is very poisonous - especially the seeds (which are what people like to use for hallucinogenic effect.) ingestion of jimson weed can cause acute anticholinergic poisoning and death. Effects include dilated pupils, dry mouth, dry skin, extreme thirst, dry mucous membranes, tachycardia, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, & coma. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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