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Syrian Rue
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Zygophyllaceae
Genus :
Peganum
Species :
harmala
COMMON NAMES
Syrian Rue
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
MAOI; Psychedelic
DESCRIPTION
Peganum harmala is a perennial shrub with fleshy spikey-looking leaves, growing up to 1 meter tall. Its small, brown seeds contains harmine and other harmala alkaloids. It is one of the plants speculated to be the Soma or Haoma of ancient Persia.
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