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To: ApplegateRanch
I need to start poking around the local “organic” and ‘herbal” shops.

Why? Henbane and Jimson weed grow wild all over North America. Henbane grows in my back yard, Jimson Weed, Datura Stramonium, grows across the street in a field by the edge of the woods, and even the leaves from tomatoes contain the stramonium/Belladonna alkaloids..which is why you are not supposed to eat them. Bittersweet nighshade grows everywhere..it is that little climbing vine peope call a "weed" that has little purple and yellow blossoms that look exactly like minature eggplant blossoms. Same thing for potato leaves.

It is a pretty large class of plants.

20 posted on 12/10/2008 9:47:03 AM PST by Gorzaloon (Roark, Architect.)
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To: Gorzaloon
...a "weed" that has little purple and yellow blossoms that look exactly like minature eggplant blossoms.

My grandfather used to say that a weed was just a plant that no one had figured out a use for yet.

25 posted on 12/10/2008 11:38:59 AM PST by Knitebane (Happily Microsoft free since 1999.)
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