Mind-Altering and Poisonous Plants of the World

By Michael Wink & Ben-Erik Van Wyk

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This guide gives the reader a birds eye view of all the famous and well-known mind-altering and poisonous plants of the world. The book is presented as a compact, colourful, and scientifically accurate reference text. It covers more than 1200 of the most important plants that people are likely to be exposed to. More than 200 are treated in depth in short monographs, covering their diagnostic characters, region of origin and distribution, active ingredients, toxicity, symptoms of intoxication, and possible modes of action. Each monograph provides information on first aid treatment. A special focus is on psychoactive plants, which can have stimulant, sedative, hypnotic, narcotic, or hallucinogenic propertis, such as coca, opium, cannabis and scopolamine. This book is a must for gardeners, farmers, veterinarians, students, botanists, pharmacists, chemists, doctors, and poison control centers. Hard Cover Edition.
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