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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, […]

Araliaceae, Hedera helix, Ivy

Hedera helix, Ivy, or Common Ivy, is native to Europe, the Mediterranean, and East Asia. Today there exist many horticultural varieties. The Ivy plant is a woody climber with creeping […]

Liliaceae, Urginea maritima, Sea Squill, Sea Onion

Urginea is sometimes included in the Drimia genera, comprising around 120 species in S Eurpoe, Africa and parts of Asia. U. maritima is typically considered to be a group of […]

Euphorbiaceae, Synadenium grantii, Fang’afa (Luo), African Milk Bush

Synadenium grantii is a small succulent shrub in the Euphorbiaceae family, native to central and east Africa. A tradition Luo plant medicine, S. grantii is used as follows: Dried leaves […]

Sapindaceae, Blighia sapida, Akee, Seso Vegetal

Akee is native to and widely cultivated on the East coast of Africa. The English brought it from there to their colonies in the Caribbean where it is now well […]

Annonaceae, Rollinia deliciosa (mucosa), biriba

Biriba can be found growing in the wild in the islands of the Caribbean and in northern South America, now more commonly found in cultivation. It is most widely cultivated […]