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Acute Nutmeg poisoning hallucinations

Identifier

002375

Type of spiritual experience

Hallucination

A description of the experience

“acute nutmeg poisoning produces giddiness, hallucinations, and feelings of depersonalisation”.  Symptoms “usually appear three to six hours after ingestion of 1-3 whole nutmegs or 5-15 gm of the grated spice. Recovery usually occurs within 24 hours. Nevertheless, duration of action may extend beyond several days and even include death” [Source Green RC, Jr; JAMA 171 (10): 1342-4 (1959); Painter JC et al; Clin Toxicol 4 (1): 1-4 (1971)]

The source of the experience

PubMed

Activities

References and further reading

Pubmed