Scopolamine: The Devil's Breath

Tyler j, Denilson M, Jordan H

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The borrachero tree

  • Major source for the very horrendous drug: Scopolamine (aka the Devil's Breath)
  • Found in Majority of trees in South America, but very popular in the Southern Hemisphere areas.
  • Mostly found in Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela, Guyana, and Columbia

Scopoloamine: Medicinal Uses

  • Originally used for reduction of secretions of certain organs in the body (stomach and intestines)
  • Decreases nerve signals that triggers the body to vomit
  • Also used to treat stomach and intestinal problems, muscle spasms, and Parkinson-like conditions

The bad side of the drug

  • Scopolamine is often blown into faces of victims or added to drinks
  • Within minutes, victims are like 'zombies' - coherent, but with no free will
  • Victims report emptying bank accounts to robbers or helping them pillage their own houses, and cases of rape are also reported
  • After the drug has worn off, the victim has absolutely no memory of what had happened while under the influence

What you Avoid When using Scopolamine

You wouldn't want to drive while you are on Scopolamine, from the side effects of blurred vision you will not be able to see good.

Scopolamine cause an increase in sweat so you have to stay hydrated and stay out of the sun because it can cause a heat stroke.

Scopolamine is a drug that dilate your eyes so your eyes are more sensitive to light so you need to wear shades even indoor.