Hawaiian baby woodrose grows in Florida, California, and Hawaii. The seeds of Hawaiian baby woodrose contain a chemical called lysergic acid amide. Internet sellers promote this as a "natural LSD", even though these chemicals are not the same. Hawaiian baby woodrose can cause serious safety concerns.
Hawaiian baby woodrose is sometimes used for pain relief, but there is no good scientific evidence to support it use. It can also be unsafe.
Uses & Effectiveness
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Special Precautions and Warnings
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's unsafe to use Hawaiian baby woodrose when pregnant or breast-feeding. Don't use it.
Mental illness: Hawaiian baby woodrose has effects similar to the hallucinogen LSD. There is a concern that people with certain mental health issues might have more severe reactions to using it.
Surgery: Hawaiian baby woodrose might affect levels of a brain chemical called serotonin. This could interfere with surgery. Stop using Hawaiian baby woodrose at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Serotonergic drugs interacts with HAWAIIAN BABY WOODROSE
Hawaiian baby woodrose might increase a brain chemical called serotonin. Some medications also have this effect. Taking Hawaiian baby woodrose along with these medications might increase serotonin too much. This might cause serious side effects including heart problems, seizures, and vomiting.
Be cautious with this combination
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