Healthy Medicine Or Harmful Intoxicant?
... Is it a healthy, naturally occurring substance with many health benefits or a deadly intoxicant
with no legitimate medical use? GHB -- gamma hydroxy butyric acid -- hailed as a wonder drug for the first 30 years// of its career, has been blamed a...
Drunken elephants: The marula fruit myth
... percent normal maximum food intake, and with a mean alcohol content of at least 3 percent," write the authors.
Instead, the authors posit that an intoxicant
other than alcohol may be responsible for "tipsy" behavior. Elephants also eat the bark of the marula tree, which is home to a beetle pupae traditiona...