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Sanguinarine: Mexican Prickly Poppy, Toothpaste, and Epidemic Dropsy

Mexican prickly poppy, Argemone mexicana, is, oddly enough, prickly.  It is native to Mexico and parts of the American Southwest, but has also found homes throughout the world, particularly India.   1,051 more words

Featured Poison

The post that nearly didn't happen: Kale and Hearty

So believe it or not, we have never tasted kale chips. I know, right? If anyone had mentioned that these good-for-you morsels are light and airy, but crisp and dissolve on your tongue, perhaps I would have been rushing to try them before this. 267 more words


Inversions and eye problems

I had been teaching Salamba Sirsasana (supported head pose, or headstand) to one of my long time students. She had struggled hard to learn the pose, first conquering fear, then strength, then equipoise. 230 more words

Cocaine users have 45 percent increased risk of glaucoma

Public release date: 29-Sep-2011

Cocaine users diagnosed with glaucoma two decades earlier than nonusers

INDIANAPOLIS – A study of the 5.3 million men and women seen in Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinics in a one-year period found that use of cocaine is predictive of open-angle glaucoma, the most common type of glaucoma.

Lethal Or Unintended Side Effects

Get Freed With Weed

Our worlds filled with every type of medication,
from anti-psychotics to blue pills for sensation.
But as for now were starting to see,
that a natural plant can set us free.
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Whoopie Goldberg Writes a Blog About Marijuana Helping Her Glaucoma! I've always loved him and all of his movies!!!

Whoopie Goldberg.  I love him!!! You should love him.   He starred in the ridiculously funny Sister Act 1 and 2, where he portrayed a woman and even dressed like a nun.   213 more words