Dale Pendell (April 14, – 13 January ) was an American poet, ethnobotanist, and novelist. Writing in an evocative style all his own, he fused science. In Pharmako/Poeia, Dale Pendell offers a mesmerizing guide to psychoactive plants, from their pharmacological roots to the literary offshoots. “This is a book,”. Dale Pendell Has Written Two Books on Botanical Pharmacopeia That Resonate With a Lusty Wit. He May Be America’s Answer to Blake.

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Love, lust, loose morals, a loose white blouse fallen off the shoulder — Bad girl, bad boy, they break the rules, they probably fiick, too. Taxonomy Part of the great sedge family, the Cyperaceae, aquatic plants characterized by tri- angular stems. Often, it’s true, shamanism runs in famihes or elans, and it is not unusual for sha- mans who are related by blood or marriage to share lore pendel, plants.

S function in man. At some point every alchemist has to try something that hasn’t been tested before — something that you can’t read about in a book. In the absence of Sol, Luna thins. Mercury House and colophon are the registered trademarks of Mercury House, Incorporated.

Solar mercury involves chance, lunar mercury seeks luck. Feel your steps weighted. The by-products are carbon dioxide and alcohol. The symptoms of nicotine poisoning coincide almost perfectly with the stages of shamanic initiation. Physics is the intersection of a formal set, mathe- matics, with a wild set, natural phenomena.

Raleigh had probably popularized tobacco smoking more than any dake man in England. No dzle here about the seriousness of our endeavor and its pendepl dan- gers.

Once inebriated, the prospective initiates are closely scrutinized, the adepts watching for particular behaviors, by which they judge pendrll suitableness of the aspirants for the path — whether they are to be admitted to the lesser or to the greater mysteries.


And, as I say, that’s not bad. Legislation and criminal penalties don’t even help.

Pharmako/Poeia: Plant Powers, Poisons, and Herbcraft by Dale Pendell

The Sal is what was there all along, the part you can’t see until you get rid of everything else. Taxonomy The two cultivated species are Nicotiana tabacum and N. This is a literary work that takes as its subject the relation that has existed throughout the pharmacopoeis since ancient times between “power plants” and sha- manic and literary creation. An ally is like a half-broken horse, a horse with spirit.

Shmy and spineless, moon doctors steal to get by. But remember that nobody knows all the plants.

Mostly it likes you, your body, your pehdell, your dreams. In order to achieve uniformity of product, to- bacco companies first extract all the nicotine out of the tobacco, and then spray it back on.

Pharmako/Poeia: Plant Powers, Poisons, and Herbcraft

Tobacco of the rustica species had been known in Spain for several genera- tions before Thevet introduced N tabacum into France, but it had been used almost exclusively as a medicine, not as a recreational drug. Thus, while ini- tially enabling a rush of nervous transmission, the nicotine stays on to monopo- lize the site, pendelo further action.

There, in the place where seeds sprout. Howard is a commercial fisherman in Alaska. And “going native,” except for certain true misfits, is more often a diversion than a way to harmonic power. But each inebriant has its own agenda as to who goes to bed first.

Hold the smoke in. It was Thevet, not Nicot, who introduced Mco? What more can one want? That great flower, so weary of time? Mar 20, Maurice Fitzgerald rated it it was amazing.

AKA ethanol, ethyl alcohol. And maybe healing, so you want to practice. Sometimes in the course of an evening, especially if there was any partying going on, he would have several bottles in use, leaving them around in different rooms, as he wandered from group to group.


We might also say that hfe, being both attractive and constantly dangerous, is intoxicating and ultimately toxic. All the weirder anecdotes and stories I looked up were all pleasantly real.

I hope and believe it will benefit human beings and the plant world too.

Donnelley on acid- free paper. Maybe the best synonym is integrity. Strong sun medicine will al- low you to go further in the night – will act as an anchor and a beacon in the realms beyond Arcturus – might save you, even, from an ignoble rebirth. The pure moon doctor is the sorcerer, the necromancer.

Personally, while I came for pharmacpooeia drugs, I definitely stayed for the culture and history.

After its discovery by Europeans in the Caribbean, to- bacco spread around the world more quickly than any plant in history, before or since. In a toad, viper, or adder, or the like poison- ful beasts, worms, or insects, the pendelk tincture is to be found, if they are reduced to an oily substance, and the wrath penndell Mercury separated from them; for all life, both external and internal, consists in poison and light That’s about as irresponsible as I can be, in good conscience.

And have some cushions behind you: Chemistry Tropane alkaloids scopolomine and hyoscamine are present in Duboisia myop- oroides and D. In the corporeal realm, mercury is identified with blood and semen.