Keywords: household spices, abuse, toxicity (PubMed Search)
There are three commonly household spices that can be abuse/misused or cause toxicity after exposure.
Pure vanilla extract contains at least 35% ethanol by volume per US Food and Drug Administration standards
Nutmeg contains myristicin – serotonergic agonist that possess psychomimetic properties.
Cinnamon contains cinnamaldehyde and eugenol – local irritants.
Johnson-Arbor K et al. Stoned on spices: a mini-review of three commonly abuse housenold spices. Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2020