This is no ordinary selection of ethnobotanicals. These ethnobotanical specimens are of great interest to pharmacologist, ethnobotanist, scientist, people in general, shamans, and all walks of life from other cultures across the globe. Ethnobotanicals have been highly sought after by human beings sense the beginning. Below I will discuss these cool gems in alphabetical order. Keep in mind, this is only a small portion of these useful botanicals on planet earth.
This particular species is considered one of the most powerful of all the Nicotiana species. Today Tobacco is mostly considered a deadly poison because of greedy corporations taking over the trade. On top of this they have added numberous poisons to the product. What many people do not realize is that Tobacco has a history of use as a medicine. This particular strain of Tobacco has been used by certain folks as a treatment for nicotine addiction due to the fact that it does not contain nicotine. It does contain other constituents that offer some simliar effects. One of these constituents is known as anabasine. Learn more about Tree Tobacco here.
Iboga has been used all around the world to successfully treat drug addiction allegedly. The active constituent ibogaine itself is illegal in the United States. It's considered to be in a grey area of the law. The seeds are bought and sold legally all year long. Certain religious exemptions allow its rare legal use. While it's not very well known to people in America today, it is however a container of a schedule one controlled substance here(in the USA). Shocking isn't it? Something you've likely never heard of'z USE is illegal.. and the substance it contains (Ibogaine) classified in the same category as Heroin and Cannabis, another plant..