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This is still a fairly controversial "vitamin." The quotation marks suggest that we are not sure whether it is a vitamin. It has not yet been shown to be
Caffeine has become an ubiquitous drug. Used originally in most cultures for ceremony or some daily stimulation, it has become a regular, overused energy stimulant in the Western world, with the United States leading in coffee and caffeine use.
Passiflora incarnataPart Used: Leaves and whole plant. Constituents: Alkaloids; harmine, ha
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Constituents: There is a wealth of information a
Names: Lettuce Opium
Habitat: Indigenous to Central and Southern Europe and
Names: Fish Poison Tree.
Habitat: W. Indies and S. America.
Part Used: Flower inflorescence.