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mescaline

(mĕs`kələn), perception-altering substance found in peyotepeyote
, spineless cactus (Lophophora williamsii), ingested by indigenous people in Mexico and the United States to produce visions. The plant is native to the SW United States, particularly S Texas, and Mexico, where it grows in dry soil.
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, any of a group of substances that alter consciousness; also called psychotomimetic (i.e., mimicking psychosis), mind-expanding, or psychedelic drug.
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mescaline

[′mes·kə‚lēn]
(organic chemistry)
C11H17NO3 The alkaloid 3,4,5-trimethoxyphenethylamine, found in mescal buttons; produces unusual psychic effects and visual hallucinations.

mescaline

, mescalin
a hallucinogenic drug derived from mescal buttons. Formula: C11H17NO3
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Hallucinogens known as NBOMes, although ingested like LSD, are chemically similar to mescaline.
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Some of the chemicals tested on human subjects included mescaline and the anticholinergic drug scopolamine.
The gatherings also bear semblance to the sub-language Henri Michaux elaborated in his mescaline drawings, where insect-like forms strung in gestural series violently shudder on the threshold of code.
intertwined with sacred mushrooms, peyote, mescaline, psilocybin, and LSD.
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Henderson was handed a nine-month jail sentence, suspended for two years, at Teesside Crown Court in July last year after he was found guilty of inciting the cultivation of mescaline, psilocin and cannabis.
Smythies had published on mescaline phenomena in 1953 in the British journal for the Philosophy of Science.
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By 1950, just before LSD had found its way out of the Swiss laboratories, a medical doctor at Guys Hospital in London by the name of John Smythies had begun experimenting with mescaline (Smythies, 1987).
Whey hey, pass the mescaline and pour me another pint of bourbon, they might have said, before dashing off The Great Gatsby.