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Unformatted text preview: walking down your local streets that contain alkaloids. They are very common and can be lethal when taken at very high doses. Currently, for medical purposes, alkaloids have helped develop medicines for pain relieving purposes. Alkaloids are now serving a different purpose nowadays, unlike the ancient times where it was for the psychedelic effect solely. It is naturally a gift from the earth that has produced with out human influence. We as human beings stumbled upon this gift and have used it for different purposes throughout times, but no matter what the reason was, it was very effect in its purpose and nothing synthetic has worked better with out side effects, unlike our natural alkaloids....
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- Winter '09
- Morphine, ancient times, cocaine, alkaloids