This drug is common and found anywhere around the world, also known as crack cocaine - the poor mans cocaine. Methcathinone was synthesised in Germany in 1928 and comes from the Cathula Edulis plant found in Africa and the Arabian peninsula. It was used in Russia as an anti depressant and then moved on to becoming a recreational drug. Many drug companies tried to use it as a weight loss aid and anti depressant but the dangers out weighed the potential health benefits and research was abandoned. The effects of the drug last for 4 hours and they are; Euphoria increased alertness rapid breathing dilated pupils Negative and long term effects; Paranoia hallucinations anxiety followed by depression tremors and convulsions stomach pains nausea bleeding nose and destruction of nasal tissue elevated blood pressure, heart rate body aches permanent brain damage death It is a highly addictive drug and can begin to be addictive within days of use. It can be inhaled, snorted or injected and the effects can be fatal. If you do see someone you love using this and letting you know that it is a herb, do not believe it as this addiction is very difficult to treat with very sad conclusions.