San Pedro: One Of Mother Nature’s Most Powerful Psychedelics Alanna Ketler, Collective-EvolutionWaking Times Trichocereus Pachanoi, aka San Pedro, is a columnar cactus native to the Andean mountains of Peru, and Ecuador. Some of the indigenous names for San Pedro are: huachuma, chuma, and wachuma. It is one of the four most sacred plants of Peru, along with Tobacco, Ayahuasca and Coca. San Pedro has hallucinogenic properties and is often compared to the more popular cactus known as Peyote; both are members of the mescaline family. Mescaline is a psychoactive alkali that occurs naturally in the aforementioned cacti and also other species of Cacti. The natives and Shamans typically prepare the San Pedro by slicing and then boiling pieces of the stem for a few hours; afterwards the liquid that is left is taken orally. The effects that are felt from the ‘high’ of this cactus are quite spiritual. To learn more about this sacred plant please check out the sources below. About the Author Hi, I’m Alanna! Sources used and further readings: About the Author
Leda > About Leda The Lycaeum Entheogen Database (Leda) was created to organize the complex and ever-expanding web of entheogen information. Leda picks up where our old drug archives left off. Our intent is to absorb all available entheogenic knowledge, cross-reference it for you, and make it browseable through an intuitive interface. This is a community project of immense size and complexity. Contributing We are always looking for help in the following areas: Quality AssuranceWe need swarms of people to generally poke and prod at the database and send in reports of bugs, inconsistencies, user interface issues, and suggestions. Please send new content, bug reports, suggestions, etc. and other database-related items to firstname.lastname@example.org. To volunteer, please contact email@example.com. History The Leda project began in October, 1999 with development of the SQL database structure. This document © 2000 The Lycaeum
Salvia Divinorum: Key to the Multiverse? One of the most commonly occurring phenomena that I experience while in Salvia Space, is variations on multiple images of reality, of the room I am meditating in. (I have become able to experience eyes-open visions that interact with actual reality after a lot of practice resisting the very powerful "pull" of the drug as it is taking effect.) I've seen multiple images of the room "displayed" as a giant rolling "rolodex" of images. Imagine a very thick book, each page showing a view of the room as seen from my eyes, with the ends (first and last pages) bent around to touch each other, forming a wheel of multiple views, turning slowly on it's horizontal axis or "spine."
:: T R Y P T A M I N D . C O M :: 5 Things That will Happen when MDMA Becomes Legal Scientists are fascinated by MDMA. Profound feelings of love, empathy, and compassion for one’s self and others are the markers of a peak MDMA experience. And while it’s best known for being an ubiquitous party drug, MDMA has also contributed significantly to psychotherapy. But MDMA is illegal, classified as a Schedule 1 substance, and the resulting dangers get in the way of truly understanding the full range of its benefits. Emanuel Sferios, founder of DanceSafe and long-time harm reduction activist and drug educator, seeks to raise awareness about the importance of legalization in his documentary “MDMA: The Movie.” Here are 5 things that will happen when MDMA becomes legal: 1. The drug alters brain activity so users can approach their problems in a very different way. The combined effects make it useful for therapy, which is why, despite its illegality, there have been a number of FDA-approved studies for the treatment of severe PTSD. 5.
General Psychedelic Research Morning Glory (Ipomoea violacea) - Encyclopedia You can order Morning Glory seeds in our online smartshop What is Morning Glory? The seeds of several varieties of Morning glory (Ipomoea violacea) contain a naturally occurring tryptamine called Lysergic Acid Amide (LSA), which is closely related to LSD. Seeds are taken orally, and can be eaten whole or the active alkaloids can be extracted. Like LSD, LSA acts as a "psychedelic" or "hallucinogen" which can have strong mental effects. History The Zapotecs used Ipomoea violacea by grinding the seeds up and wrapping them in a meal cloth. Botanical Morning glory is a member of the Convolvulaceae family which also includes the Baby Hawaiian woodrose. It is a vine with stems of 4-10 feet long, with flowers in pink, purple, blue or white (or combinations). Chemistry Active constituent: d-lysergic acid amide. Effects of Morning Glory LSD like experience that lasts about 6 hours, but with less hallucinogenic effects. Because use is oral, onset is affected by the last food that was ingested. Varieties
Psychoactive Vaults : Psychedelic Crisis FAQ This FAQ is not regularly updated or maintained. It may include out-of-date information. Please check the version date to see when it was most recently revised. For current information, see Erowid's summary pages in the substance's main vault. Disclaimer This FAQ is presented for informational purposes only. Credits The information contained in this FAQ has been culled from a variety of sources. Revision History 0.5 - 09/10/97 - Assembled emails and passed around for comment 1.0 - 05/03/98 - Created the basic HTML, FAQ. 1.1 - 11/07/98 - Added index, disclaimer, credits, and significantly improved organization. 1.2 - 12/18/99 - Updated Antidotes section. 2.0 - 08/22/01 - Reorganized from a realtime usage perspective, added Assessment section 2.1 - 08/01/05 - Changed reference to CPR/Rescue Breathing in "Critical or Life Threatening Situation" section 2.2 - 02/17/14 - Added Tripsit link Introduction Assessment Type of Situation Is there immediate or potential physical danger? Quick List Summary
Erowid Morning Glory Vault: Basics The seeds of several varieties of Morning Glory (Ipomoea violacea) contain a naturally occurring indole called Lysergic Acid Amide (LSA), which is closely related to LSD. Seeds are taken orally, and can be eaten whole or the active alkaloids can be extracted. The most common active varieties of seeds are Heavenly Blue, Pearly Gates, and Flying Saucers. Like LSD, LSA acts as a "psychedelic" or "hallucinogen" which can have strong mental effects. Threshold effects of LSA can be reached with as few as 25-50 seeds, though most recreational users find it necessary to ingest between 100 and 400 seeds to reach desired effects. When purchased in individual packets, $1-3 for 30-50 seeds. Although LSA is a schedule III substance in the United States, Morning Glory seeds and plants are sold at just about every nursery, garden store, or botanical supply store that you can find. The seeds of Ipomoea violacea contain about 0.1% ergot alkaloids, including ergotmetrine, chanoclavine and lysergol.
Scientists suggest fresh look at psychedelic drugs | Reuters (Build 20100722155716) Rivea Corymbosa Shamanic Extracts The sacred Aztec hallucinogen " Ololiuhqui " is perhaps the best kept secret for the outside world today, strange enough Ololiuhqui is widely used among the local Indians in Sierra Madre, Oaxacan Mexico. The local Mazatecas use the Rivea corybosa seeds for divination when the Teonanacatl Mushrooms are not available. Rivea corybosa grows easily and abundantly in the mountains of southern Mexico. Today in almost all the villages of Oaxacan you can find the Rivea corybosa plant and the seeds still serving the natives magic moments. Traditional uses : The seeds are used for their psychedelic purposes by the Aztec priests in order to commune with their gods. Hoffman reported in 1960 that he had isolated d-lysergic acid amide (LA) and d-isolysergic acid amide from the seeds of Rivea corymbosa and Ipomoea violacea. ref : Rivea corymbosa (L.)
Online Books : "Golden Guide Hallucinogenic Plants" by R.E. Schultes The Golden GuideHallucinogenic Plants by Richard Evans Schultes What are hallucinogenic plants? How do they affect mind and body? Who uses them - and why? This unique Golden Guide surveys the role of psychoactive plants in primitive and civilized societies from early times to the present. Open the Book(This online version is presented in 10 page segments.) See Erowid Library/Book store entry or download it as golden_guide.zip (approx 4.5 MB)
The Future of DMT Research 8th March 2016 By Luke Sumpter Guest Writer for Wake Up World N-dimethlytryptamine, or DMT, is a psychedelic tryptamine that is structurally similar to serotonin. DMT occurs throughout nature in many plants, animals and the human body. In 1990 Dr. The book raised just as many questions as it offered answers, antagonizing the philosophical and scientific arenas of human consciousness, perception and even dabbling in the realms of alien abduction and dark matter. I spoke to Dr. Luke Sumpter: Dr Strassman, you work at the University of New Mexico is the most detailed DMT research in existence. Dr. Positing a spectrum of inner/outer in this regard, one may be seeing only a reflection of one’s own mind-brain complex in the DMT visions at one end, and at the other, apprehending previously invisible but objectively real and freestanding alternate levels of reality. Luke Sumpter: Based upon these conclusions, how do you envision the future of DMT research? Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr.
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