Echinopsis pachanoi

Echinopsis pachanoi (also known as Trichocereus pachanoi or San Pedro cactus) is a fast-growing columnar cactus native to Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador and Peru. It contains mescaline and other psychoactive alkaloids. History & Culture Echinopsis pachanoi has a long history of being used in Andean traditional medicine. Archeological studies have found evidence of use going back two thousand years, to Moche culture. [1] Although Roman Catholic […]

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Lophophora Williamsi (Peyote)

Lophophora williamsii (pronounced /loʊˈfɒfərə wɪlˈjæmsiaɪ/), better known by its common name Peyote, (from the Nahuatl word peyotl), is a small, spineless cactus. It is native to southwestern Texas and through central Mexico. It is found primarily in the Chihuahuan desert and in the states of Tamaulipas and San Luis Potosi among scrub, especially where there is limestone. It is well known for its psychoactive alkaloids, particularly mescaline. It is used world wide as an entheogen, […]

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