Datura ferox, Datura Metel. Foliage, seed, thorn apples.
Holy Flower of the North Star
Datura is another member of the solanacea family. It is a cousin to Mandrake, Henbane, and Belladonna. Datura has been utilized as a shamanic, magical, and religious tool for centuries. She is a very powerful plant that the Aztecs considered to be sacred. Datura was sprinkled around the home to break spells. Leaves of Datura were placed in pillows to help fight insomnia.
Datura is an extremely poisonous plant. There have been many reported fatalities from accidental poisoning and people seeking a thrill. We strongly discourage anyone who is contemplating ingesting any part of this plant. The Shamans and American Indians who used this in the past where very knowledgeable about the plant. Datura should be respected and admired for its beauty and long history of Shamanic use.
Datura is very easy to grow. It is a common weed in some places of the world. Sow in well draining potting soil and water occasionally. Datura is very hardy and drought resistant.
Datura Metel Seeds:
One seed pack is approximately 3 grams.