Do you ever consume water spinach and afterward feel sleepy? It is believed because in the water spinach contains compounds similar to LSD or Lysergic Acid Diethylamide. Type of drug that causes a person named Christopher in Jakarta rammed some vehicles with his Outlander car and triggered the death of four victims.
Type of drug LSD is being widely discussed as a result of the deadly incident. Another name is Smile and including drug class I.
Water spinach has many health benefits because it contains enough nutrients. In other countries, this vegetable is referred to as water morning glory, morning glory, and a few other names.
The study reported by Clearwhitelight.org page writes that there water spinach compound similar to LSD. The fact was discovered in 1959 by an Ethnobotanist, Richard Schultes. He sent samples of cultivated water spinach or morning glory which he did on Albert Hoffman. LSD inventor.
Albert Hoffman then performs analysis on the seed and stated that the water spinach contains ergoline alkaloids. This is similar to the one in the ergot fungus, or a plant used to make LSD.
Hoffman himself convinced that water spinach contains Lysergic Acid Amide (LSA) or similar with LSD with other derivatives. It is different, because the LSD has NH2 content, while LSD has compound N(C2H5)2. The effects of LSD are 50-100 times more powerful than existing LSA on water spinach.