Bohemia Ecological Preserve

For centuries, Jimsonweed has been used as an herbal medicine to relieve asthma symptoms and as an analgesic during surgery or bone-setting. This hallucinogenic plant is also called Loco Weed and is used by shamans for the intense visions it produces. Both the medicinal and hallucinogenic properties are fatally toxic in only slightly higher amounts than the medicinal dosage. Nightshade (Solanaceae) Family.