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Reference : HM 75

Author(s) : Mitchell, P. and A. Hudson
Title : Psychoactive plants and southern African hunter-gatherers: a review of the evidence Southern African Humanities Vol. 16 Pages 39–57, Pietermaritzburg December, 2004
Reference HM 75 has information about 8 plants :
Aloe ferox Miller
Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(210)
Recipes : H(210) Aloe ferox as psychoactive and hallucinogenic drug used by southern African hunter-gatherers, Nectar? Dried juice smoked?
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Official name : Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(092), H(210)
Recipes : H(210) Boophane disticha psychoactive and hallucinogenic drug used by southern African hunter-gatherers, VO.
H(203) as storage pit liner ONS. RNS.
H(092) arrow poison
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(210)
Recipes : H(210) Cannabis sativa as psychoactive and hallucinogenic drug used by southern African hunter-gatherers, smoked, sometimes probably along with Sceletium anatomicum or Sceletium tortuosum
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Official name : Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(210)
Recipes : H(210) Catha edulis as psychoactive and hallucinogenic drug used by southern African hunter-gatherers, chewed
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ferraria glutinosa (Baker) Rendle
Official name : Ferraria glutinosa (Baker) Rendle
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : H(210)
Recipes : H(210) Ferraria glutinosa as psychoactive and hallucinogenic drug used by southern African hunter-gatherers, roots used to make drink
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Pancratium tenuifolium Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Pancratium tenuifolium Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(210)
Recipes : H(210) Pancratium tenuifolium psychoactive and hallucinogenic drug used by southern African hunter-gatherers, rubbed into incisions
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sceletium emarcidum (Thunb.) L. Bolus ex H. Jacobsen
Official name : Sceletium emarcidum (Thunb.) L. Bolus ex H. Jacobsen
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(210)
Recipes : H(210) Sceletium anatomicum psychoactive and hallucinogenic drug used by southern African hunter-gatherers, chewed, inhaled (as snuff), smoked (sometimes along with Cannabis sativa)
H(095) Also brewed into beer (khadi)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sceletium tortuosum (L.) N.E. Br.
Official name : Sceletium tortuosum (L.) N.E. Br.
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(210)
Recipes : H(210) Sceletium tortuosum psychoactive and hallucinogenic drug used by southern African hunter-gatherers, chewed, inhaled (as snuff), smoked (sometimes along with Cannabis sativa)
H(095) also brewed into beer (khadi)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors