Friends of Erowid,
The new issue of Erowid Extracts
is at the printer and will be
mailed to members in early November. It includes an entertaining
chapter, "Aliens, Insectoids, and Elves! Oh My!", from the upcoming
book, DMT Underground
. Become an Erowid member this week and along
with doing your part to support independent reliable information
about psychoactive drugs, you'll also get a chance to check out this
great read. Erowid.org/membership
October 1962. A mysterious plant used ritually by the Mazatec is
sourced in San Jose Tenango, Mexico, dried for transport, and brought
to the United States by R. Gordon Wasson and Albert Hofmann. This
specimen is later examined and given the name Salvia divinorum by
Carl Epling and Carlos D. JŠtiva-M.
In the same month, Timothy Leary and Richard Alpert launch the
International Foundation for Internal Freedom (IFIF), a group with
the mission of administering and investigating
Psychoactive plants have appeared on postage stamps around the world
for many years. Take a tour of some of these tiny examples of art
and see what people and plants governments have chosen to honor.
After hearing excerpts of Dennis McKenna's forthcoming book, The
Brotherhood of the Screaming Abyss, the Teafaerie reacts with shock,
leading her to examine some dearly held ideas, and reflect on
Terence McKenna's legacy and his influence on psychedelic culture.
We've posted a new character vault for Keeper Trout, a beloved icon
and prolific writer from the underground psychedelic scene, and
Technical Editor for The Entheogen Review for the last decade of
Continuing our tradition, we held the third annual September drive
aiming for the highest number of individual contributions in a single
month. Shooting past our goal of 818, we received donations from
861 people in September, raising a total of $29,300. Thanks to
everyone who came through in this show of support for Erowid Center.
An examination of literature on archaeological findings about mummies
excavated in northern Chile.
Effects Duration Graphs
We made new duration charts based on data from two separate papers
(Harris, Baggott, et al. 2002 and Baggott, Siegrist, et al. 2010)
that describe experiments in which humans were given MDMA or MDA.
Notably, the MDA research showed that around half of the twelve
subjects reported they still felt high at eight hours after being
given approximately 100 mg of MDA.
EcstasyData is a project of Erowid Center that conducts laboratory
testing of street ecstasy tablets and publishes these and other test
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