Overview

Datura wrightii is a plant. Various parts of the plant are used to make medicine.

Though widely regarded as unsafe, Datura wrightii is used as a hallucinogen. It is also used as a medicine for loss of appetite, skin diseases, and wound healing, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

Historically, some Native American people have used Datura wrightii to induce visions during rite of passage ceremonies.

How does it work ?

Datura wrightii has chemicals that can block functions of the body's nervous system. Some of the bodily functions regulated by the nervous system include salivation, sweating, pupil size, urination, digestive functions, and others.

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