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People Shocked After Learning Side Effects Of 'Scariest Drug In The World'

Anish Vij

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People Shocked After Learning Side Effects Of 'Scariest Drug In The World'

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A TikToker has revealed the side effects of one of the scariest drugs in the world and people are majorly freaked out. Watch below:

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So, what exactly is this super scary drug, might you ask?

Well, brugmansia species are amongst some of the most toxic of ornamental plants and they also contain the alkaloid known as scopolamine... or 'devil's breath', in this instance.

With a street name like that, you already know it's pretty messed up.

If you ingest parts of the plant, you can experience a paralysis of your smooth muscles, develop confusion and a fast heart rate.

You can also have dry mouth, constipation, tremors, migraine headaches, poor coordination, delusions, visual and auditory hallucinations, and in some extreme cases, death.

Credit: Alamy
Credit: Alamy

Devil's breath is a deadly hallucinogenic used in parts of the world to incapacitate an unwilling participant into doing whatever you want.

Vice News previously reported on the substance, claiming: "The deal with burundanga is that it pretty much eliminates your free will so you're awake and you're articulate. 

"To anyone else watching you, it seems like you're perfectly fine, but you've completely lost control of your own actions, so you're at the whim of suggestions, and that's how people take advantage of you."

The viral vid was recently resurfaced and uploaded by TikToker @bretts.facts and users just couldn't get their head round it.

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Credit: Alamy

"New fear unlocked," one user wrote.

Another commented: "I guess imma wear my mask forever."

"Nah I'm staying inside now," someone else added.

A final user asked: "Will the mask protect from it?"

Up to 50,000 people are hospitalised each year in Colombia as a result of the drug, according to the U.S. Department of State.

Christina Pratt wrote in the journal Pathology about her experience with the drug and described it as 'terrifying rather than pleasurable'.

"Brugmansia induces a powerful trance with violent and unpleasant effects, sickening after effects, and at times temporary insanity," she said.

So, if you see one of these bad boys just hanging around then it would be best to avoid it like the plague.

Topics: Drugs

Anish Vij
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