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How do I test for strychnine in LSD?
Q: Is there any simple way to test for strychnine in LSD?

A: There is no strychnine in LSD. There is no point in adding strychnine to LSD, it serves no purpose. It is virtually impossible to fit enough strychnine to have any effect in most LSD preparations, particularly with blotter paper. If you have heard people say that some LSD they've taken 'feels like it had strychnine in it", it is far more likely that it is just poorly made LSD that has not been properly purified or has degraded.

For more information about the LSD strychnine myth, see



Asked By : Z28
Answered By : psilo
Published Date : 9 / 29 / 2000
Last Edited Date : 7 / 9 / 2001
Question ID : 191

Categories: [ LSD ] [ Myths ]

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