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The Psychedelic Library

The Psychedelic Library
Access the North American Mirror Site Alas! the forbidden fruits were eaten, And thereby the warm life of reason congealed. A grain of wheat eclipsed the sun of Adam, Like as the Dragon's tail dulls the brightness of the moon. — Rumi: Masnavi I Ma'navi The files in this library are transmitted under the "Fair Use" rulingsregarding the 1976 Copyright Act for NON-profit academic, research, and general information purposes. Related:  Types

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

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."

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.

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

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.

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.)

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.

The Sacred Root Back to Don's Maps This page is supported by Intervention Support The sacred root is not Datura, however there is reason for thinking that Jean used at least the physical form and growth habits of mandrake when she created her "sacred root". My thanks to Toos Spee for drawing this to my attention. The name Mandragora is derived from two Greek words implying 'hurtful to cattle. ' The Arabs call it 'Satan's apple.' It has a large, brown root, somewhat like a parsnip, running 3 or 4 feet deep into the ground, sometimes single and sometimes divided into two or three branches. The leaves are quite harmless and cooling, and have been used for ointments and other external application. The fresh root operates very powerfully as an emetic and purgative. Mandrake was much used by the Ancients, who considered it an anodyne and soporific. Mandrake was used in Pliny's days as an anaesthetic for operations, a piece of the root being given to the patient to chew before undergoing the operation. 30:14.

THC and CBD | Cannabis Effects THC (Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol) is the chemical in cannabis that makes you stoned. There can be a huge difference in the amount of THC in the cannabis you buy, sometimes it will be hardly anything, and other times it can go up to 40%. When THC enters your brain it has many effects – it can make you happy, relaxed and giggly. CBD (cannabidiol) is the second most common chemical in the cannabis plant after THC. Salvia Divinorum Smoking tobacco is injurious to health, yet people continue doing so. However, the trends of smoking have changed in the recent past and now people are using herbal smoke methods to induce benefits. Inducing herbs in any way is not dangerous since they are natural, therapeutic and beneficial sources of treatment for various health conditions. Salvia Divinorum, a popular herb, is also being used widely for smoking as a substitute to tobacco. Wide assortments of these herbs have been regarded as legal buds. Some of the most popular herbs used in this process include Salvia Divinorum, chamomile, hops, ginseng, damiana, kava kava, passion flower, wild dagga, skullcap, star of Bethlehem, scotch broom tops, artemisia vulgaris, betel nut powder, and various others. Moreover, a combination of specific herbs with Salvia Divinorum can also be beneficial to cure various health conditions. Different herbs combined with salvia are inhaled through chillums or pipes.

Mescaline: a natural Hallucinogen Jordin Hartley Life, Society, and Drugs Gustavo Ibarra November 1st, 2011 Mescaline: A natural Hallucinogen Mescaline is a highly psychoactive chemical naturally occurring in the peyote cactus or Lophophora williamsii, it is also found in other species of cacti including the peruvian torch cactus, and some can be found in certain members of the Fabaceae (bean) family, including Acacia berlandieri. 3,4,5-trimethoxyphenethylamine is the scientific name for mescaline. Mescaline is extracted by preparing the cactus beginning with cutting the cactus from the very bottom, just above the ground. The experience of taking mescaline is said to be similar to LSD, but from my understanding, mescaline induces more of a bodily high, and LSD is more of a psychedelic, or “visual” high, though mescaline still causes highly intense visual hallucinations. People have associated Mescaline with the Cubist movement begun by Pablo Picasso and George Braque. Works Cited

Iboga, the Matrix, and Pineal Gland Decalcification Dylan Charles, StaffWaking Times The pineal gland has been at the core of spiritual traditions dating back thousands of years, spanning all inhabited continents. Prominently carved onto Buddhist statues, ceremoniously painted onto tribal faces, and deceptively displayed in the Vatican square, the pineal gland, known as the Third Eye, or Seat of the Soul, is still shrouded in mystery. One of the culprits to the endless poverty, warfare, and illness in society today lies in humanity’s collective disconnection from their soul and their true divine nature. Iboga is an ancient shamanic plant medicine derived from the root bark of a curious tree, the Tabernanthe Iboga, which has been used for millenia by the Bwiti tribe of Equatorial West Africa as a ceremonial sacrament. Fluoride and the War on Consciousness To further influence the consciousness of human kind in our seemingly backwards world, the mind is targeted and weakened by an onslaught of toxicity. Click to Enlarge Holographic Teachings

Huachuma – The Visionary Cactus from the Peruvian Andes | Wake Up World 17th July 2017 By Sergey Baranov Contributing writer for Wake Up World Huachuma is the original name given to the various mescaline-containing columnar cacti native to the Andes and used traditionally in Peru for millennia for healing and divination. The cactus thrives at around 3000 meters ( 10,000 feet ) above the sea level and flowers between October and March with beautiful flowers gifting the lucky observer with a gentle scent. The most commonly used botanical names are Echinopsis Pachanoi (spineless) and Echinopsis Peruviana (spiteful) but these names, of course, are only a shadow of the real essence of the plant, which is spiritual, not verbal. My introduction to this ancient mystery which begun in 2005, was nothing less than a life-changing event; a fact that has slowly revealed itself over time. This new acquaintance and introduction to an ancient path became a new starting point in my life. Shamanism was something I had been drawn to since my early childhood. Why bother?

Celastrus paniculatus | DreamHerbs FAVORITE USE(S): For increasing mental acuity in all realms, including dreaming FAVORITE TIME(S): Any time of day, but particularly in the morning Celastrus paniculatus seeds have been used in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. In particular, the seeds yield as much as 52% oil by weight, and it is in this oil that numerous alkaloids are found, compounds such as celastrine and paniculatin. I first discovered celastrus when I was studying for a big qualifying examination that required four to six hours a day of preparation for several months. Indeed, celastrus has been used in Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years for its potent medicinal properties. Celastrus also has a long history of use in helping with dream recall and lucid dream induction. HOW TO PREPARE/RECIPE: There are many different methods I have found for preparing celastrus, but the most common use the seeds to extract their essential oils.

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