Posted by plantposter
on Feb 16, 2011 in Psychedelics
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It is difficult to believe that this popular vegetable
could have any psychoactive effects, but the
reports to this end are numerous (Schultes and
Hofmann 1980, 367*). The aboveground leaves
are dried and smoked and are said to produce
marijuana-like effects (cf. Cannabis indica).
Amazingly, no information is available about the
components of the leaves (Roth et al. 1994,295*).
In former times, carrot root was used as a
counterfeit mandrake (see Mandragora officinarum). The leaves and corolla of the Eurasian wild
carrot (Daucus carota 1. ssp. carota) are said to
produce “better” effects. Mattiolus wrote that
combining the seeds with theriac will incite