Datura: A "Witches' Weed" By mtpr.org • Oct 25, 2013 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email October 26th & 28th, 2013: Datura. Also known as jimsonweed and moonflower, datura is medicinal. In potentially fatal doses, it's hallucinogenic. Datura isn't safe for experimentation. Listen Listening... / 1:29 "The Plant Detective," October 26th & 28th, 2013: Datura. Credit Anna Veltfort Related Program: Plant Detective, TheTags: DaturaJimsonweedhallucinogenmild asthmadivination Related Content Autumn Crocus's Corms of Colchicine 2 years ago Saw Palmetto II 2 years ago Saw Palmetto I 2 years ago Sylphion: Worth its Weight in Ancient Silver 2 years ago Witch Hazel Shrinks Tissues (Not Witches) 2 years ago Boldo...Going Where No Plant Has Gone Before 2 years ago Sage Advice 2 years ago Henna: A Famous Cosmetic, But Don't Paint the Baby 2 years ago Eat Your Porridge: Oats 2 years ago What's in a Name? Self-Heal 2 years ago The Many Uses of Hyssop 3 years ago Mullein's Stalks Fight Coughs 3 years ago View the discussion thread.