peyote and hallucinations

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  • mescaline and hallucinations —    Mescaline is known under many names, including mescal, peyote, peyotl, hikori, hikuli, huatari, seni, and wowoki. The names mescaline and mescal stem from mezcal, which is the Span ishnamefortheplantAgave americana,as well as for the distilled …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • peyote, peyotl — Aztec name for Lophophora williamsii, a small cactus indigenous to Mexico and the southwestern United States and used in Native American tribal ceremonies, where it produces a trance and hallucinations; principal active component of p. is… …   Medical dictionary

  • Entheogenic drugs and the archaeological record — Contemporary Indigenous TraditionsThere are several Modern cultures that continue to practice the application of mind altering drugs for religious purposes. Some of these cultures include the Shamans of Siberia (who employ Fly Agarics to endues… …   Wikipedia

  • Psychedelics, dissociatives and deliriants — The general group of pharmacological agents commonly known as hallucinogens can be divided into three broad categories: psychedelics, dissociatives, and deliriants. These classes of psychoactive drugs have in common that they can cause subjective …   Wikipedia

  • entheogen —    The term entheogen comes from the Greek words en (within), theos (god), and generare (to generate, to bring forth). It translates as becoming divine within . The term entheogen refers to a hallucinogen or other psychoactive substance believed… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • drug-induced synaesthesia —    A term used to denote a type of synaesthesia (i.e. a member of the group of perceptual phenomena exemplified by colour hearing) falling into the class of non idiopathic synaesthesias. Etio logically, drug induced synaesthesias are associated… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • drug use — Introduction       use of drugs for psychotropic rather than medical purposes. Among the most common psychotropic drugs are opiates ( opium, morphine, heroin), hallucinogens (LSD, mescaline, psilocybin), barbiturates, cocaine, amphetamines,… …   Universalium

  • mescaline — /mes keuh leen , lin/, n. Pharm. a white, water soluble, crystalline powder, C11H17NO3, obtained from mescal buttons, that produces hallucinations. [1895 1900; MESCAL + INE2] * * * Hallucinogen, the active principle in the flowering heads of the… …   Universalium

  • Convention on Psychotropic Substances — The Convention allows only medical and scientific uses of Schedule I drugs. Signed February 21, 1971 Location Vienna Effective August 16, 1976 Condition 4 …   Wikipedia

  • Psychedelic experience — For the book authored by Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner and Richard Alpert, see The Psychedelic Experience: A Manual Based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead. The term psychedelic experience is vague – Characterized by polyvalence or ambiguity due to… …   Wikipedia

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