a white, water-soluble, crystalline powder, C11H17NO3, obtained from mescal buttons, that produces hallucinations.
- mescaline , mesclun
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How to use mescaline in a sentence
Rather than LSD, the drug was mescaline, a psychedelic compound made by certain cacti.Readers ask about the moon’s slow escape from Earth and more | Science News Staff | January 10, 2022 | Science News
Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann synthesized LSD in 1938, and Aldous Huxley popularized his experience on mescaline, a psychedelic compound made by certain cacti, in his 1954 book The Doors of Perception.Can psychedelics meet their potential for treating mental health disorders? | Laura Sanders | December 3, 2021 | Science News
“This Is Your Mind on Plants,” by Michael PollanThe world-famous omnivore goes deep on three drugs — opium, caffeine and mescaline — tying scientific and historical explorations to gripping personal dramas.
Instead of peyote he experiments with a synthesized form of mescaline and with a different variety of cactus, the San Pedro, that he grows in his garden.
Early tests combining LSD, mescaline, or psilocybin with talk therapy delivered promising results.Can tripping on ketamine cure PTSD? I decided to try. | Corinne Iozzio | June 21, 2021 | Popular-Science
Notwithstanding his own loftier goals, it is questionable whether mescaline and LSD gave Huxley the enlightenment he craved.Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley | John Garth | November 3, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He collected about 30 reports on undergraduate mescaline trips.
It is common to have a bad psychological reaction to LSD, mescaline, and psilocybin.What Works: Schools Without Drugs | United States Department of Education
Lysergic acid (LSD), mescaline, and psilocybin cause illusions and hallucinations.What Works: Schools Without Drugs | United States Department of Education
British Dictionary definitions for mescaline
a hallucinogenic drug derived from mescal buttons. Formula: C 11 H 17 NO 3
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