The burundanga or scopolamine: the drug that cancels your will
The burundanga (or scopolamine) is a drug whose effects or symptoms tend to eliminate the will of the person. Discover more about this dangerous drug.
The burundanga (or scopolamine) is a drug whose effects or symptoms tend to eliminate the will of the person. Its use has grown alarmingly in recent years in sexual assault or robbery.
In fact, recently we have known several cases in our country that have warned about the use of the so-called as burundanga (or scopolamine), which is used by humans to abuse another person, since it is a substance that It eliminates the will of the individual.
It is usual to be administered in alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks, chocolates or cigarettes, although it can also be applied through the skin. Also, if the person has consumed alcohol previously, their action will be much more complex.
What is the burundanga or scopolamine?
It is popularly known as burundanga, which has an Afro-Cuban origin and means potion or concoction. We find it in plants of the Solanaceae family, such as white henbane (Hyoscyamus albus), borrachero (Datura stramonium) or mandrake (Mandragora autumnalis).
It is a drug that, from a medical point of view, is used in tiny doses in the treatment of vehicle dizziness. But unfortunately in recent weeks there have been terrible cases whose use is another very different.
Effects of burundanga or scopolamine
The maximum effect of this drug is reached during the first 1 to 2 hours, then gradually yielding:
It alters the central nervous system.
It causes an effect of absolute passivity, since the person is not aware of their actions.
The person is unable to memorize the facts.
It induces the dilation of the pupils, the contraction of the blood vessels, the reduction of the salivary and stomach secretions.
It induces other phenomena resulting from the inhibition of the parasympathetic.
Basic tips to keep in mind
Bearing in mind that the drug is a substance that is administered with alcoholic or non-alcoholic glasses or cigarettes, it is essential to monitor what is being taken at all times, never accepting the drinks given to us by another person we do not know, or smoking other cigarettes that They are not ours.
Its effects disappear within a few hours, and in just 24 hours there is no presence of this drug in the blood, so in case you think you have been drugged with this substance you should go quickly to the police station and report the facts.