Angel's Trumpet Is Not As Nice As It Sounds

Angel's Trumpet Is Not As Nice As It Sounds

The tropane alkaloids in angel's trumpet plant cause intense side effects, including visual and auditory hallucination, confusion, and paralysis of the smooth muscles. There have been claims that this toxin will induce a zombie-like state.

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    Cerbera Odollam is also known as "the suicide tree." (0:01)

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    The tropane alkaloids in angel's trumpet plants cause confusion, hallucination, increased heart rate and even death. (2:31)

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    Abraham Lincoln's mother was possibly killed by the plant white snakeroot. (2:59)

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