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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would not smoke it: Lobelia, which is sometimes called pokeweed, is smokable but i can't find reliable info on safety of smoking phytolacca & advise caution. Pokeweed is an interesting plant that can be toxic but also has potential medicinal uses. Phytolacca is used in folk medicine for cancer, rheumatism, dysentery, asthma & dermatitis. See http://varenya.Hubpages.Com/hub/the-pokeweed-beautiful-poisonous-and-useful. ...Read more
Ate marshmallows roasted w/ fake fire log. Company says 'non toxic waxes' "california proposition 65... By-products known to cause cancer." concern?
Once?: If you did this once, it is probably not a problem. But burning those fake fire logs in the house often may increase your risk. There are a lot of other ways to decrease your cancer risk, so this is probably not a big deal. Eat healthy, avoid stress, get plenty of rest. These are your best bets for decreasing your risk of cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pilonidal cyst: Also called jeep drivers disease. This is a cyst that occurs along the buttocks. It was noted during wwii to occur more frequently with people driving more in jeeps. The cyst gets infected and requires removal by surgery. It can recur if you don't get all of the tissue out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed w/ scolisosis.Today used lotion that has bee venom, potentilla, comfrey, camphor, eucalyp good?
Yes: But it is a very rare disease in any asian population. Ethnic taiwanee have a rate of 1 in 100, 000 or so. ...Read more
How do you know when breast tumour is dead from maple syrup and bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) soda treatment?
Can charco caps(carbo vegerabills, lycipodium clavatum, cinchona officinalis, sulphur) turn stool a charcoal color? Nearly black?
Need more studies: There are some facts that annona muricata ( soursop) perhaps contains an active substance/molecules that can kill certain cancer cells. Some study has demonstated some positive data in vitro -in the laboratories. However there are a lot of questions that have to be asnwered first before declaring that it can really treat cancer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can anyone tell me is vikane gas fumigant (for termites) dangerous for elderly with hearth failure and emphysema?
Vikane: Vikane exposure isn't much better for elderly cardiopulmonary patients than it is for termites. Exposure to the agent by such patients should be avoided. It isn't something normal folks want to be exposed to either. ...Read more
Deodorant containing sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), corn starch, sustainable palm oil from non-peatlands, tea tree oil be safe for pregnancy?
Sister died @ 29.Diag was meth od.She's 3rd in us born w/ beckwith weidmann.Her organs are very enlarged. Ex:heart 720gr. Consumed 24hrs b4 death. 65mcg/l in blood. Can that much kill 24hrs later?
Sir, i take two tea spoon of terminalia chebula powder (also called as haritaki in ayurveda). With milk. How it is good for health?
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While in Use: Of course it's dangerous while it's actively being deployed. It's a mild respiratory irritant and the gas itself is, in high concentration, fatal. Moral of the story: we do not stay in houses with fumigation tents over them. ...Read more