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Social Uses

  • Gerald E. Wickens
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Abstract

Social uses refer to those plants used by people that are not essential for survival but are considered socially desirable, or are of ritual or spiritual significance. In some cases they may even be detrimental to health, yet provide a sense of well-being, e.g. alcoholic beverages and tobacco.

Keywords

Tropane Alkaloid Prunus Dulcis Apium Graveolens Hallucinogenic Drug Hallucinogenic Property 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

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  • Gerald E. Wickens

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