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Psychoactive Cacti
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Cactaceae
Genus :
Trichocereus (New: Echinopsis)
Species :
bridgesii; cuzcoensis; fulvinanus; pachanoi; peruvianus; macrogonus; taquimbalensis; terscheckii; validus; werdermannianus
COMMON NAMES
T. pachanoi - San Pedro; Huachuma
T. peruvianus - Peruvian Torch
T. terscheckii - Cardon Grande
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Psychedelic
DESCRIPTION
Most psychoactive cacti contain mescaline as their primary active chemical. The best known of these are San Pedro, Peruvian Torch, and Peyote.
BASICS EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY