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The buttercup (Ranunculus acris) it is associated with an ancient Chinese magical drug.
|Common names||Buttercup, shui lang (Chinese) and maoken (Chinese)|
|Active constituents||Yangonin (in some species)|
Ranunculus is a genus of flowering plants. Some species in this genus have psychoactive effects, but little is known about the pharmacological mechanism of action of these plants.
- ↑ Herbs of the Northern Shaman By Steve Andrews, Page 15
- ↑ http://www.botanical-dermatology-database.info/BotDermFolder/RANU.html#Ranunculus
- ↑ The Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants: Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications