Eggplant, if eaten in large quantities, can cause hallucinations

does eggplant contain solanine

Eggplant is a “nightshade” food. Nightshade is a family of plants that contain a toxin called “solanine”. Solanine is a toxin released by this plant family into their fruits to make the fruit deadly to animals who try to eat them. However, in small quantities, as much as we have in our daily lives, is … Read more

Phytoplankton produce majority of Earth Oxygen

earth's oxygen comes from phytoplankton

Fun Plant Fact Most people believe that the earth’s oxygen comes from rainforests. However, that’s far from truth. Phytoplanktons are responsible for producing the majority of Earth’s oxygen. These tiny ocean plants called phytoplankton contribute 50-80% of the oxygen on earth In fact, the net oxygen produced by the Amazon rainforest is almost zero. Plants … Read more