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Fundamental #13: Note changes in health over time
that may be related to psychoactive drug use.
Psychoactive Toad Venom
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Bufonidae
Genus :
Bufo [new: Incilius]
Species :
alvarius
COMMON NAMES
Toad Venom
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Psychedelic
DESCRIPTION
Several species of toads produce venom that contains psychoactive chemicals, but only Bufo alvarius venom contains 5-MeO-DMT, and in high enough quantities to smoke directly for effect. The venom of some Bufo species, including B. alvarius, contains trace amounts of bufotenin and some may also contain toxic chemicals. Bufo toad venom is poisonous if eaten.
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