~From: marsthom@coriolis.UUCP (marsthom)
~Subject: BADUNGA & MORNING GLORY SEEDS
~Date: 25 Sep 91 21:32:50 GMT
Organization: Albedo Communications
I ran across this citation while doing a computer search:
ARDILA A; MORENO C
Scopolamine intoxication as a model of transient global amnesia.
Brain Cogn. 1991 Mar; 15(2): 236-45
In Colombia (South America) during recent decades the administration of
scopolamine, extracted from plants belonging to the Datura or Brugmansia
genus, has become an important neurologic and toxicologic phenomenon.
These extracts have been popularly known as "Burundanga." Chemical
characteristics and clinical features of scopolamine intoxication are
described. Anterograde amnesia and submissive behavior found in patients
intoxicated with scopolamine are analyzed. Burundanga intoxication is
related to other toxic phenomena found in different countries and
similitudes with transient global amnesia are emphasized.
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