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Peyote
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Cactaceae
Genus :
Lophophora
Species :
williamsii; diffusa
COMMON NAMES
Peyote; Buttons; Mescalito
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
Psychedelic
DESCRIPTION
Peyote is a small, spineless cactus that contains mescaline as its primary active chemical. It has a long history of use among the natives of northern Mexico and SW United States.
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