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Physical Impact from Mushroom Abuse: Dangers of Use

Hallucinogenic drugs (hallucinogens, psychedelics, etc.) are substances that produce alterations in perceptual experiences and cognition. The notion of perception is defined as a person’s interpretation (subjectively) of environmental stimuli.Environmental stimulation refers to energy that is collected by sensory organs and transmitted to the brain, and then, the person’s perception is their subjective interpretation of the […]

Slang Names for Drugs

Every drug has its assortment of slang or “street” names, including prescription drugs that are sold and used illegally. These names often change as users and drug dealers try to stay ahead of police officers, parents, and the general public so they can talk about them openly without others knowing they’re referring to illicit substances. […]

Salvia Addiction and Withdrawal

There is a distant and exotic mountain range in southern Mexico, where a plant with large green leaves, hollow square stems, and white flowers grows. This plant is salvia, known scientifically as Salvia divinorum. In the indigenous cultures of the region, it is used in religious ceremonies; but in the United States, it is finding […]

The Types and Effects of Hallucinogens

A hallucinogenic drug is one that changes the way a person sees, thinks about, or feels the reality around them. Some of these drugs occur in nature, like peyote (mescaline), “magic” mushrooms (psilocybin), Salvia divinorum (salvia), and Ayahuasca (containing dimethyltryptamine, or DMT). Others are created synthetically in a lab, including D-lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), ketamine, […]

DiPT the Auditory Hallucinogen What Is It?

DiPT (5-methoxy-N, N-diisopropyltryptamine, often abbreviated as 5-MeO-DIPT) is a hallucinogenic drug that has a number of similarities with other drugs in this class. It is sometimes known on the street as foxy, and a very close analog of the drug is known as moxy or foxy-moxy. DiPT is a derivative of tryptamine, which is a […]