What’s Inside Dragon Ball Z’s Senzu Beans?

How exactly do the senzu beans in Dragon Ball work? Kyle takes a closer look at those magical healing plants in this week's episode of Because Science! Learn More: Medicinal plants: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medicinal_plants#Phytochemical_basisOpens in new tab Overview of plants in medicine: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK464488/Opens in new tab Senzu bean: https://dragonball.fandom.com/wiki/Senzu_BeanOpens in new tab Caffeine enhancing performance: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caffeine#Enhancing_performanceOpens in new tab Morphine pharmacodynamics: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morphine#PharmacologyOpens in new tab Caffeine and exercise/performance: https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/early/2019/03/29/bjsports-2018-100278Opens in new tab Plantago major: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plantago_major#Other_usesOpens in new tab Plantago major in modern phytotherapy: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5878035/Opens in new tab