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Sceletium adoption

 

The American Botanical Council (ABC) is passionate about helping people live healthier lives through the responsible use of herbs and medicinal plants. As an independent, nonprofit education organization, ABC is dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information for consumers, healthcare practitioners, researchers, educators, industry and the media.

Please enjoy this information on sceletium made available through the generosity of H.L. Hall and Sons’ adoption.

Sceletium flower

 

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Sceletium tortuosum is a short-lived perennial in the ice plant family (Aizoaceae) and is native to South Africa. Also known as kanna, sceletium is used to relieve thirst, hunger, and fatigue, to elevate mood, and as a sedative.

Additional ABC Sceletium Resources 

HerbClip review

Use of Hyperspectral Imaging to Accurately Differentiate and Identify Related Species
. HC #111353-493, March 31, 2014

Review of the Alkaloid Chemistry and Pharmacology of Sceletium
. HC #120182-378, June 30, 2009.

Contact us for more information on ABC's Adopt-an-Herb Program.