Narcotic Plants, William Emboden
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Studio Vista London, 1972. Hardcover. 168 pages. 25 x 18.5 cm. Text in English. Used. VG+. Narcotic Plants by William Emboden is a captivating and informative book that delves into the world of narcotic plants. Emboden, an esteemed ethnobotanist, takes readers on a journey through the history, cultural significance, and scientific properties of these intriguing plants. From the opium poppy to coca leaves, from cannabis to peyote, each plant's story unfolds with meticulous research and a profound understanding of their cultural, medicinal, and spiritual significance. Emboden explores their traditional uses, psychoactive effects, and the complex relationship between humans and these botanical wonders. With meticulous research and engaging storytelling, This book offers a fascinating exploration of the cultural, medicinal, and spiritual dimensions of these plants, while also raising important ethical considerations surrounding their use and abuse.