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Tryptamines' Purpose
Bufotenine, 5-MeO-DMT, DMT
by Anonymous, OR
From The Entheogen Review Collection
Citation:   Anonymous, OR. "Tryptamines' Purpose: An Experience with Bufotenine, 5-MeO-DMT, DMT (exp77008)". Mar 27, 2009.


Citation: Anonymous, OR. 'Tryptamines' Purpose'. The Entheogen Review. Autumnal Equinox 1998;7(3):59.

Bufotenine, 5-MeO-DMT, and DMT are endogenous cerebral compounds. My view, regarding the purpose of these, follows. DMT is a main compound--perhaps the main compound--involved in imagination and dreams. 5-MeO-DMT is involved in maintaining fear in the face of danger. Certainly, when faced with danger, one needs fear. Not 'pure' fear, but a design-filled fear in which one can plan a way out of the dangerous situation. Bufotenine is involved in the feeling we experience called 'stunned.' Bufotenine causes no big stimulation--actually it causes tranquilization. And it causes no visuals--only minor optical disturbances. It causes a 'zapped out' feeling. A feeling of being 'neither here, nor there.' Being as how you ask for opinions and experiential revelations, I thought I would put in my small piece. Even though the effects of bufotenine wear off in about 30 minutes, I find that continued use over a two to four day period causes a buildup of effects. Good luck on your further adventures. I am pleased to see ER survive a fall and still carry on. -- Anonymous, OR

Exp Year: 1998ExpID: 77008
Gender: Not Specified 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Mar 27, 2009Views: 19,759
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DMT (18), 5-MeO-DMT (58), Bufotenin (62) : Unknown Context (20), Retrospective / Summary (11)

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