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Modern humans must learn how to relate to psychoactives
responsibly, treating them with respect and awareness,
working to minimize harms and maximize benefits, and
integrating use into a healthy, enjoyable, and productive life.
Psychoactive Cacti
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Cactaceae
Genus :
Trichocereus (New: Echinopsis)
Species :
bridgesii; cuzcoensis; fulvinanus; pachanoi; peruvianus; macrogonus; taquimbalensis; terscheckii; validus; werdermannianus
COMMON NAMES
T. pachanoi - San Pedro
T. peruvianus - Peruvian Torch
T. terscheckii - Cardon Grande
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Psychedelic
DESCRIPTION
Most psychoactive cacti contain mescaline as their primary active chemical. The best known of these are San Pedro, Peruvian Torch, and Peyote.
BASICS EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY