Sedate a Plant, and It Seems to Lose Consciousness. Is It Conscious? POST DATE: 12:24 pm In an experiment, scientists sedated plants like the Venus fly trap. Read more here. Share: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Home / Featured (sidebar) / Sedate a Plant, and It Seems to Lose Consciousness. Is It Conscious?