anthropogen

: of, relating to, or resulting from the influence of human beings on nature

Solanaceae, Brugmansia sanguinea, Blood-red Angel’s Trumpet

Originating in South America, with a range from Colombia to Chile, B. sanguinea can grow up to 16 ft, developing a very woody trunk. The red flowers do not emit […]

Hallucinogenic Plants: A Golden Guide (pdf)

A pdf of the Golden Guide to Hallucinogenic plants, by renowned ethnobotanist Richard Evans Schultes. And, if you’re interested, here are some previous posts from this blog related to toxic, […]

Traditional Entheogenic and Intoxicating Substances in the Mediterranean Area

Speech of Dr. Josep Maria Fericgla in the International Conference on Entheogenic substances in San Francisco, USA, in 1996. Dr. Josep Mª Fericgla MGS-Universitat de Barcelona Societat d’Etnopsicologia Aplicada i […]

Brugmansia alba – Borrachero

Here is an interesting investigative documentary exploring some of the more disturbing and devious contemporary uses of Brugmansia alba “Borrachero”, in two parts: Part I Part II Here is a […]

Apocynaceae, Tabernanthe iboga, Iboga, Gabon

Tabernanthe is a genus with only two species in Africa. T. iboga is a shrub, growing up to 2m in height. Iboga grows wild in the tropical rainforests of Congo, […]

Apocynaceae, Thevetia peruviana, Camalonga, Lucky Nut, Be-still, Yellow Oleander

Thevetia peruviana is a large shrub or small tree, indigenous to the mountains valleys of the Andes mountains, in South America. I took these photos in Kenya although I’ve seen […]