Thujone: Psychedelic, Potent Cancer Treatment, or Poison?
Thujone: A ketone monoterpene, this compound blocks GABA receptors, which are neurotransmitters, making thujone a neurotoxin. The side effects include vomiting and seizures. Thujone content in Wormwood is increased through distillation. (Hold 2000). Cadinene: A sesquiterpene found in the oil of the entire plant, this compound is a known carcinogen.
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