A Touch of the ‘Devil’s Breath’
Plants from the Solanaceae family such as Datura and Brugmansia are sources of anticholinergic alkaloid drug scopolamine. Scopolamine, or ‘burundanga’ can be obtained from extracts of the so called ‘Borrachero’ tree found mainly in Colombia for example. Scopolamine poisoning is known to cause amnesia and…
Meeting People – Il-Politiku
Author : Dr Ian Ellul Dr Ian Ellul catches up with Dr Deo Debattista, a family doctor and Parliamentary Secretary for Consumer Rights, Public Cleansing and Support for the Capital City within the Ministry for Justice, Culture and Local Government.