Real gourmets seasonings can not get past the nutmeg. This unique spice, gives any dish an incredible flavor. However, recent studies have revealed shocking information. It turns out the grated nutmeg is a drug. The reason for this conclusion was the presence in the product of a special substance of metilendioksi. Known, what it is used for the manufacture of various psychotropic drugs, under the ban. To achieve an unusual effect, it is sufficient to use a couple of nuts. That's why dependent people take nutmeg as a drug.
This product is the fruit of a tree called muscarine. Grow this evergreen plant only in countries located in the Equatorial belt. Due to its narcotic properties in India, its long been called the intoxicating fruit, and in the US, it is a kind of marijuana.
The main popular among dependent nutmeg as a drug was due to its easy availability. After all, as a spice it can be purchased by anyone. In addition it is necessary to highlight a small list of side effects, especially when used in small doses. Psychoactive substances are contained not only in the nucleus, but the peel. It is myristicin, elemicin and safrole. Each of them exerts its effect on the human body.
To obtain the long-awaited thrill young people RUB the fruit on a grater and use several pieces. And some prefer the tincture of the young nuts and alcohol. After only a couple hours after eating, comes desired effect. Usually it is characterized by:
- the appearance of hallucinations;
- impaired coordination;
- a sense of euphoria;
- loss of sense of time.
physical condition also changes, there is a strong thirst, dry mouth and tachycardia. After some time of behavior change. The joy and carelessness gives way to the drowsiness, mild retardation. Nutmeg as a drug is considered to be quite harmless. However, its overdose can lead to tragic consequences. An accident can experience serious health disorder, which can lead to death. A lethal dose is considered to be 80 grams.
Grated nutmeg is a drug, of course, can harm human health. However, its use in small doses can provide, positive effect. So, 3 gram nut provide:
- strengthen the immune system;
- getting rid of sexual disorder;
- memory improvement;
- normalization of sleep.
Proven, nutmeg, the drink is able to speed up the healing process of a cold. Often it is even prescribed by physicians. Usually for the treatment of tuberculosis, peptic ulcer disease, pathologies of the liver, for the treatment of depression, and even getting rid of bad breath. Even as a tool for weight loss. Important not to exceed recommended dose.
The main trouble is dependent in excess of the dosage. Wanting to get high, they are at once unable to eat 3 fruit, what can become a deadly number.
Unfortunately, drug test nutmeg does not reveal. Therefore, frequently recognize the use in the early stages is almost impossible. However, loved ones must exercise the utmost vigilance, otherwise, the problems can be serious. An innocent hobby with long-term use can lead to the following consequences:
- pathology of the liver;
- disturbance of consciousness;
- the occurrence of memory lapses.
The main thing to remember about the consequences of overdose. In particularly severe cases, it can result in coma with a fatal outcome. Thus, nutmeg is a good spice, but only when used in small dosages. To experiment with a plant you'd better not, otherwise, the consequences can be tragic.