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Psychedelics Encyclopedia draws from scientific
research, personal accounts and popular literature to document the properties
attributed to psychedelic substances, their preparation and use, and the
shifting social attitudes toward them over the past half-century. This is a
remarkable sourcebook for anyone interested in the psychological, biological,
physiological and cultural aspects of psychedelic drugs. A fascinating
historical reference on psychedelia, from the lsd-25 of the sixties, to the memory ans cognitive enhancers of today.
Includes over 200 illustrations.
THE LSD FAMILY · MARIJUANA & RELATIVES ? PEYOTE ?
MESCALIN & SAN PEDRO ? PSYCHOACTIVE MUSHROOMS ? THE MDA CLUSTER
? YAGE & HARMALINE ? IBOGAINE ? SHORT-ACTIN TRYPTAMINES
(DMT, DET, DPT) ? NOOTROPICT ? OTHER PSYCHOACTIVE SUBSTANCES
HISTORY ? BOTABY ? PHANRMACOLOGY ?
PHYSICAL EFFECTS ? MENTAL EFFECTS ? FORMS ? SOURCES ?
PURITY TESTS ? BOIGRAPHIES ? UPDATES ? BIBLIOGRAPHIES
?Psychedelic Encyclopedia by Peter Stafford offers
the most thorough to date of the modern-day use of psychedelic drugs. LSD,
mescalin, psilocybin, cannabis, and a host of lesser-known and exotic
psychotropic agents are discussed in this entertaining survey.?
?Peter Stafford?s encyclopedic guide to psychedelics is a
gas to read. It is scholarly, hip, scientific, witty, well-written, hopeful,
and a treasure schest of weird and wonderful information.?