Moon Flowers Illegal
Just for your information lsa stands for lysergic acid amide which was a precursor to lsd.
Moon flowers illegal. Moonflower has been used for centuries as an intoxicant and medicinal herb according to san francisco state university. That is why it is illegal. Jimson weed blooms at night and it grows all across american even in your backyard. Ingesting the plant causes agitation confusion and hallucinations.
The oklahoma bureau of narcotic and dangerous drugs says teens are chewing it up to get high and it s legal. You can google and read about its abuse and misuse generally by teenagers looking to get high. The datura that is illegal here is datura stramonium which i also think is a native plant in this state. Deep in my heart i think the police will not go after a person growing it merely as part of an ornamental garden.
The fact that both have a similar chemical structure means they share similar psychedelic effects as well. We brought moonflower seeds from mom s garden in iowa. We grew them in northern nv where hippies kept trespassing to get these plants to brew hallucinogenic tea then we moved here and everyone says they re a noxious weed. Sow outside in.
Reseeding perennials that bloom 3 4 inch white fragrant flowers at nightfalll and shrivel by morning. Moonflower is one of the most romantic plants you can grow in a garden. The ipomoea alba is part of the family convolvulaceae convulvulus which includes morning glory and the less welcome bindweed one of the more difficult to eradicate weeds of the temperate garden. Several varieties of moonflower also give off a lemon fragrance when its flowers are open.
You won t be bothered by the law if you grow this plant which can climb up to 31 feet but the extraction of lsa from the seeds is absolutely illegal. Heart rate and blood pressure can climb mouths can become dry. Annual blooms summer to fall. Within an hour of ingesting the moonflower plant symptoms begin.
The species ipomoea alba is a native of tropical and sub tropical parts of south and central america as well as florida. The large trumpet shape flowers unfurl in the evening and stay open until the sun rises. Moonflower ipomoea alba this vining plant is a fast growing vine great near and entrance or under a window. 10 20 vine prefers full sun.
The moonflower the facts.