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The Aboriginal Drug Pituri

Steve McFadden

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Hi, just finished reading Alone across Australia by Jon Muir who mentions in the book words to the effect that tobacco was a great appetite suppressant. This reminded me off an article that I read recently about Pituri which I thought Bushcraftoz users here might enjoy. Actually the whole blog the article comes from is interesting. Not sure if this is the appropriate location for the post so feel free to move it.

Steve

https://prehistoricdrugs.wordpress.com/2011/09/03/the-aboriginal-drug-pituri-2/
 

Steve McFadden

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Thanks for that warning hairyman. The pituri article (it has several parts) does mention some issues with toxicity but in a very understated academic way. Certainally not something you want to playing about with in a casual way
 
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