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Ayahuasca: alkaloids, plants & analogs
assembled by Keeper of the Trout
Trout's Notes A-5

Formerly (1998-2001) entitled: Trout's Notes on Ayahuasca & Ayahuasca Alkaloids.
This webversion includes material that would have been incorporated into an updated Second Edition in 2004.
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A comment by a Colombian Siona; concerning Banisteriopsis caapi. Bristol 1966

Dedicated to the vine in respectful memory of Dr. Richard Evans Schultes

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Direct applications of some of the procedures discussed in this book or the simple possession of certain alkaloids, such as DMT, might place one in direct violation of state and/or federal laws in some countries.

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