Erowid
 
 
Plants - Drugs Mind - Spirit Freedom - Law Arts - Culture Library  
 
leonotis_leonurus
It's Erowid's 20th Anniversary!
Help us keep going for another twenty with a small donation?
Erowid is a global information resource. We're an educational non-profit working to provide an honest look at psychoactives. Accurate info is required in order to move forward with research, drug law reform, and safer use. This work is made possible by small donations and memberships (get our newsletter!).
Leonotis leonurus
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Lamiaceae (Former: Labiatae)
Genus :
Leonotis (Former: Phlomis)
Species :
leonurus (or Leonorus)
COMMON NAMES
Lion's Tail; Wild Dagga
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Sedative; Intoxicant
DESCRIPTION
Leonotis leonurus is a shrubby perennial growing 2-3 meters tall and producing red, orange, yellow, or white tubular flowers. The dried flowers, when smoked, provide a mild sedation reminiscent of Cannabis. They have a history of use in S. Africa as an intoxicant.
BASICS EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY