Peganum harmala Or Syrian Rue, Latin Peganum Harmala, is a traditional sacred plant of the Middle East, where it was an essential part of the spiritual rituals there.
Historians speculate that this plant may have been part of the original hallucinogenic drink Soma, which was used in areas of present-day India. According to available historical sources, the drink was a source of inspiration for many important poets and philosophers. The plant is thus glorified in the original Vedic literatures dating back more than a thousand years. The plant was used as a remedy for nervousness, anxiety and depression. It also helped relax the airways and relieve menstrual pain. Because of its hypnotic effects, it has been part of many sacred rituals as a narcotic and narcotic. It also served as an effective aphrodisiac.
According to the legislation of the Czech Republic, Peganum harmala an approved nutritional supplement or food and is therefore sold for collectors' purposes only.
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