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ether
Fundamental #13: Note changes in health over time
that may be related to psychoactive drug use.
Ether
COMMON & BRAND NAMES
Sweet Vitriol
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Anaesthetic Volatile Solvent
CHEMICAL NAME
diethyl-ether
DESCRIPTION
Ether is a volatile liquid that's vapors act as an anaesthetic when inhaled. It has been used both medically and recreationally since the late 1800s.
CAUTION
Ether is Extremely Flammable. Also note that diethyl-ether and "petroleum ether" are different substances. "Petroleum ether" is not an ether.