Ubulawu: Southern Africa’s Undiscovered Psychoactive Plant Healing Medicine. Ubulawu is an undiscovered − to Western society, yet an anciently used African plant medicine that heals the body and mind. Ubulawu is made mostly from the roots but sometimes the stems or bark of particular subtle acting psychoactive plants. Though a number of different species are… Continue reading Ubulawu: Southern Africa’s Undiscovered Psychoactive Plant Healing Medicine.
A number of interlinked factors have caused Africa and Southern Africa in particular to be lacking in the study of psychoactive plants. Some reasons include: researcher bias concerning substance use, a lack of attention by researchers to the region’s psychoactive flora, the overlooking of more subtle psychoactive effects of traditional plants medicines and the loss… Continue reading The cultural influences on the study of traditional medicine and psychoactive plants.