Colombian Devil's Breath | New Age Deadly Drugs: Scopolamine
Scopolamine, one of new age deadly drugs, also known as Columbian Devil's Breath, brings new horrific abuse effects. Read what drug industry brings to our future!
Scopolamine AKA Devil's Breath: World's Scariest Drug?
Introduction to new age deadly drug: scopolamine!
Scopolamine is medical substance synthesized from a tree called Datura or Burgmansia. Its extract is called burundanga. Scopolamine is known to the science for its strong anticholinergic effects (muscarinic antagonist). This substance is known in pharmacology as tropane alcaloid drug.
In recent years, this substance is reported to be used as powerful mind-controlling drug. The largest number of reported cases of scopolamine abuse comes from world's largest drug producer: Colombia. This is not by some coincidence, since the Datura tree can be found in large amount in this South American country. Datura is common plant in woods around Bogotá, but can also be found in the streets of this country's capital.
It is known, for a long time already, that this substance has strong psychogenic effects, creating powerful, often unpleasant hallucinations. Person overdosed by scopolamine enters the state similar to hypnosis: in some scientific circles called medicine induced hypnosis. Unlike the hypnosis, in this case person is completely conscious, but with blocked free will.
Its dosage is something that is counted in micro-grams, and overdosing is easy to achieve. It is easily administrated: intravenous, oral, transdermal administration.
In Colombia this substance goes under street name: Devil's Breath!
In Colombia it is called Devil's breath. This name comes from the fact that most people use airways for transmission to their victims, whom they will mug or rape later, after effects come to action. This is thought to be the perfect drug, and many people in Colombia are afraid of becoming victim of it. It is illegal drug, used by criminals to control their victims in order to easily achieve their goals.
Read on Wikipedia...
Scopolamine, also known as levo-duboisine, and hyoscine, is a tropane alkaloid drug with muscarinic antagonist effects. It is among the secondary metabolites of plants
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Datura: source of scopolamine (devil's breath)
Effects of This New Age Deadly Drug Called Devil's Breath
In science it is known as Scopolamine.
Devil's Breath is street name for scopolamine, medical substance with strong anticholinergic effects. It is not famous for these anticholinergic, but other: hypnotic side effects. The latter ones are the reason this substance is considered as one of the world's most dangerous drugs. On the other hand, its powerful sedation is cause of death in numerous cases of over-dosage.
Devil's Breath is turning its victims into mindless zombies; this is claimed by people who dealt with it.
Known for its strong hypnotic impact on the person used on, scopolamine is in recent years more and more used by law offenders: muggers and rapists.
Person under its influence is completely conscious, with preserved memory and social acting, while with completely blocked free will. This condition is used to manipulate with such people, ordering them to empty their ATMs, or to "accept" to have intercourse with attacker (one willingly becomes rapped).
Victim's behavior and looking seem completely appropriate to someone not introduced with their condition, so they are not attracting attention.
After the effects are over, victims cannot recall any memory from the period between being drogged to the moment of waking up from this "hypnosis". This particular fact makes it perfect drug.
Conclusion about criminal usage of scopolamine: Devil's Breath:
Criminals use this substance to drug their victims, thus putting them directly under their influence. Victim, then is ordered to do anything, which is complied by the drugged person. In this case the victim is even going to help the attacker or mugger in his crime. The next morning, victim won't be able to recall the momory of the events which happened during the time of intoxication.
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Devil's Breath is Also Known as Date Rape Drug!
Bogota's police department says there are more and more reported cases of rape done by previous application of scopolamine to the victims. It is easy to realize that this drug is powerful weapon in hands of rapists after reading about its effects on person.
The most common usage in criminal circles of Colombia is as date rape drug. Places like night bars, bordellos, clubs and other, are becoming crime sceneries for the criminals in which hands scopolamine takes place where earlier was knife or gun. Its actions are sick, pervert and life threatening, having in mind that even slight mis-dosage can lead to death. It is unimaginable crime and art of cruelty done over one helpless person.
Is the fact that victims "accepted" to be raped helping them to go easily trough this? No, I don't think so! Being raped AND played with your brain is worse crime than the regular rape. In the latter case one has ability do defend, and maybe even save herself. In this case this is almost impossible.
Devil's Breath Will Force You Rob Your Own House!
Often, this new age deadly drug is used as a manipulation tool by muggers!
A man from Colombia brought his story to the news paper telling he woke up one morning only to see his apartment being emptied out. No furniture, nothing! In shock he went downstairs to ask building manager what happened, but the answer he was given froze him in place.
It is ease to administrate scopolamine in form of dust. Every contact in streets can result in inhaling small quantity of air transmitted dust. In two minutes, targeted person will become extremely suggestible. Scopolamine dust is odorless, tasteless and colorless.
Manager told him he and three of his friends took all the furniture from apartment into the the truck, which then was taken away by them. During whole this action, man who was robbed didn't send any signs, and he appeared completely normal and sane to the manager.
A man, on the other hand, didn't remember any details from that afternoon. He was obviously victim of new age deadly drug: scopolamine. Mind playing, devastating new drug on the criminal markets in Colombia.
Scopolamine is Frequently Used in Medicine
Patients use extremely small dosages for their conditions, which cannot lead to previously described symptoms.
In medicine, this substance is used for:
- easing pain,
- recovery from anesthesia and operations,
- treating motion sickness,
- part of the therapy of Parkinsonism,
- spastic muscle states,
- irritable bowel disease,
These positive therapeutic effects of scopolamine come from his anticholinergic effects in our organism. This means, this extract from borrachero tree will:
- slow down intestinal motility,
- decrease the secretion of fluids, such as tears and saliva,
- block acetylcholine in the brain, which surplus is the essence of Parkinsonism,
- increase the blood pressure,
- relax the muscles...
The most common usage of this medication is for treating dizziness, vomiting and nausea as part of motion sickness.
Myth, urban legend or truth? Is Scopolamine new age deadly drug?
While there are hundreds of reported cases of rapes and robbery done under the influence of Deavil's Breath, there is actually no direct proof this drug was used in such procedures. It is well known, victims of such crimes can go trough the emotional trauma of such magnitude, which then can turn their memory off!
But still, there are lots of testimonies and stories told by people in Colombia, and recently in Norway and Thailand, that could be actual proofs for these effects.
Legends tell that it has been used in the ancient history, when kings and emperors of South American lands were buried with their staff. After the death of king, complete his staff would go with him into the grave. It is thought extract from borrachero tree was used to "force them to willingly follow this ritual".
Scientists who are researching these trees and their extract in Colombia, claim that this is what is called perfect drug on black market.
Usage of scopolamine during early 20th century:
During early 20th century, this substance was used to "ease" labor pain in women. Actually it wouldn't act as anesthetic. Women would still feel the same amount of pain, but they wouldn't remember it after giving the birth to their babies.
It found its place in treating heroin addiction. The idea was to put the patients under the influence for 2-3 days to avoid the symptoms of withdrawal and then treat them with required medication.
Later scientist were considering using scopolamine in treating nicotine addiction.
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