The Blue Water Lily, now a rare flower, was once prized above all flowers in Ancient Egypt. Examining the abundant appearances of the blue water lily, in Egyptian scenes of merriment, it is assumed the plant has previously unknown psychoactive properties. A team of experts gather in Sussex, England to conduct the very first scientific studies to determine if the plant does indeed have psychoactive properties. Two subjects agree to ingest an infusion after enduring battery of physical and psychological examinations. After the control data has been gathered, the scientist find themselves having a difficult time collecting data on the effects of the blue water lily. Join the team of experts in their wrap up discussions and debate on the meaning of the results.

Featuring: Dr. Andrew Sherratt, Michael Carmichael, Dr. Susan Duty, Professor Alan Lloyd, Robert Barnes, Marie McCartney
Video Language: English