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Official name : Dianthus albens Aiton
Family : Caryophyllaceae

1 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HS 51
Author(s) : Sobiecki, J.F.
Title : A review of plants used in divination in southern Africa and their psychoactive effects Southern African Humanities, Vol. 20 , Pages 333–351, December, 2008 Pietermaritzburg
Symptoms : H(167z)
Recipes : H(167z) psychoactive effects An infusion of the crushed root of Dianthus albens is taken orally during the initiation of diviners to induce vivid dreams related to the ancestral spirits or spirit animals isilo Xhosa
Region : Southern Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not registered by the author