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bufotenine

[‚byü·fə′te‚nēn]
(organic chemistry)
C12H16N2O An active pressor agent found in the skin of the common toad; a toxic alkaloid with epinephrinelike biological activity.
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Luck's (2006) masterpiece Arcana Mundi discusses magical papyri that contain many psychoactive smokes in elaborate concoctions "that are burned, consumed or rubbed into the skin." Some infernal ingredients, such as frog's tongue, with the secretion of bufotenin in various frogs and toads, to calf's snout (Antirrhinon orontium) continued to be used in "witchcraft," as explored further below.
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FROGS: Certain species produce a powerful hallucinogenic called Bufotenin. Kissing (or licking) some frogs for the buzz can be fatal.