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Erowid Announcement #82
Aug 14, 2007
Friends of Erowid,

A bunch of new interesting content has been added since the last announcement. This includes several articles from Erowid Extracts #11, from last November. See the list below for more details...

And for those who have been waiting, we once again have a large assortment of glass molecules available as membership gifts for contributions of $125 or higher. Available molecules include LSD, MDMA, Psilocin, DMT, Serotonin, Nitrous, and Tryptamine.

We welcome submissions, suggestions, criticisms, or corrections at

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  1. Ayahuasca: Alkaloids, Plants & Analogs, by K. Trout

    Formerly Trout's Notes on Ayahuasca & Ayahuasca Alkaloids (1998-2001), Keeper of the Trout (Ed.). This version, adapted for the web by Erowid, includes material that would have been incorporated into an updated second edition.

    A revised and updated web edition of the book Trout's Notes on Ayahuasca & Ayahuasca Alkaloids (1998-2001).

  2. Peter Stafford Remembrance, by Robert Forte

    A eulogy for Peter Stafford, author of the classic book Psychedelics Encyclopedia, who passed away on July 20th. He will be missed.

  3. Peter Stafford Vault

    A new vault describing Stafford's contributions to the field of psychedelic studies.

  4. Erowid Presents at the N. American Congress of Clinical Toxicology

    A description of Erowid's participation in this annual meeting of clinical toxicologists, including commentary on the use of Erowid by physicians trained in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of "poisonings". (From Erowid Extracts #11)

  5. How You Can Help Erowid

    Erowid enjoys a reputation as a trusted source of information in large part because of its contributors. There are many ways you can help Erowid with its mission. (From Erowid Extracts #11)

  6. Science Hits: Ketamine & Depression

    Notes on an intriguing research finding that has surprised the mental health treatment community and which may inform future depression research. (From Erowid Extracts #11)

  7. Science Hits: Web-based Psychoactive Surveys Get a Boost

    Research support for the premise that meaningful data about psychoactive substance use may be gathered through web-based surveys. (From Erowid Extracts #11)

  8. DEA Moves to Expand Schedule I

    In May 2006 the DEA published a proposed redefinition of the technical term "positional isomer" which, if adopted, would add dozens of previously unlisted chemicals to Schedule I. (from Erowid Extracts #11)

  9. 4-Acetoxy-DMT Vault

    Links and Basics for this synthetic tryptamine thought to be similar in effects to psilocybin.

  10. Methylone Dose Page

    A tentative dose chart for Methylone, which seems to have considerable variability in dose response.

  11. Recreational Use of SSRIs and Other Antidepressants

    A short lit review by Dr. Andrew Sewell, briefly covering journal-documented recreational use of antidepressants.

  12. Opium Poppy Tea: A Simple Recipe

    Description of the preparation of a tea made from opium poppy pods.

  13. Wormwood: Bits & Pieces

    Miscellaneous notes on references to wormwood in the bible, and on wormwood's odor.

  14. New Image Vault Additions
    Fourteen new images were added, including:

    2007 Ecstasy Tablet Collage

    Phyllomedusa bicolor Frog

    Calea zacatechichi Plant

    Ayahuasca Brew

  15. Art Vaults

    July/August Featured Artist: Professor Slicebox

  16. The Erowid Review, three reviews added, including:

    "Cleansing the Doors of Perception", reviewed by Jay Yasgur

    "Tripping", reviewed by Jon Hanna

  17. 76 New Experience Reports

    One of the top rated experiences published was:

    "Big Smile" (MDMA), by Astro

For a more complete listing of What's New at Erowid go to:
Conducts laboratory testing of street Ecstasy tablets.

Between Aug 1 and 15, no new results were posted.

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