Difference between revisions of "Medieval Narcotics"

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Latest revision as of 09:47, 2 July 2008

As we all probably know, drugs aren't new. They've been around for thousands of years. Even elephants have been known to eat narcotic plants before taking long treks across deserts! Just to note, the purpose of this page is not to encourage or endorse the use of drugs, but to explore medieval recreation. So now, what were some of the narcotics used? Here's just a sample of what they had access to:

... more to come.