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Mescaline a No Show
Cacti - T. peruvianus
by Chembob
Citation:   Chembob. "Mescaline a No Show: An Experience with Cacti - T. peruvianus (exp6787)". Erowid.org. Oct 29, 2001. erowid.org/exp/6787

 
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  oral Cacti - T. peruvianus (dried)

BODY WEIGHT: 165 lb


Talk about a neutral experience, I readied myself for this little event for quite some time only to come up empty handed and a bit disappointed. I purchased a nice size T. peruvianus last year for about a C note. I tended it, watered it with phenylalanine and tyrosine, trying to add a little uumph.

The big day came and I yanked off a lobe measuring about 14 inches with maybe a 10 inch diameter. I threw it on the ground in a dark shed, nipped off the spines at the skin, and generally traumatized it for week or so, having heard that initiates defensive alkaloid production. Anyway, I carefully peeled the parchment-like out skin off and excised the interior pulp saving only the most chioce layer of green between the pulp and thick, tough outer skin. I food processed this and let dry in the sun, yielding several ounces of dehydrated powder.

So I eat all this gunk.......nada!! At least I didn't get a stomach ache or anything. It was quite literally a wash. Maybe you can see some element I missed here, but genrally, the vaunted mescaline in T. peruvianus turned out to be a no show for me.

Exp Year: 2001ExpID: 6787
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Oct 29, 2001Views: 18,878
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