Pharmacotheon

by Jonathan Ott

Topics and plants this book covers include: Cannabis sativa and indica, Virola theiodora and the "yopo" snuffs, several Brugmansia species, Banisteriopsis caapi (yage, ayahuasca), LSD, psilocybin, psilocin, serotonin, mescaline, tryptamines, phenylethylamines, betacarbolines, ergolines, iboga indoles, norepinephrine, ergot (Claviceps purpurea), LSA, fly agaric mushroom (Amanita muscaria), hallucinogenic mushrooms in the genus Psilocybe ("magic mushrooms" including P. cubenis, cyanescens, zapotecorum, aztecorum, yungensis and mexicana) and Panaeolus, safrole, DMT, 5-MeO-DMT, Anadenanthera peregrina, bufotenin, Mimosa hostilis (jurema), Sophora secundiflora, harmol, harmaline, Psychotria virdis, Psychotria carthaginensis, Ariocarpus fissuratus, Ariocarpus retusus, Coryphanta palmerii, Lophophora williamsii (peyote), Trichocereus pachanoi(san pedro), Trichocereus peruvianus, Heimia salicifolia (sun opener), Tabernanthe iboga (iboga, ibogaine), Ipomoea violacea (morning glory), Rivea corymbosa, Salvia divinorum, Atropa belladonna, Hyoscyamus niger, Datura stramonium, kava kava, Brunfelsia grandiflora, Mandragora officinarum(european mandrake), Justicia pectoralis, Calea zacatechichi (dream herb), Nymphaea ampla (narcotic water lilly), Mesembryanthemum tortuosum (Sceletium tortuosum or kanna), kratom, absinthe and Peganum harmala (syrian rue).

Table Of Contents
Foreword by Albert Hofmann
11
A Note On The Text
15
Proemium
19
Part One: Beta-Phenethylamines
79
Chapter 1: Mescaline, Peyotl, San Pedro, Artificial Phenethylamines
81
Part Two: Indole Derivatives
117
Chapter 2: LSD, Ololiuhqui, Kykeon: The Ergoline Complex
119
Chapter 3: DMT, Cohoba, Epena: Short-Acting Tryptamines
163
Chapter 4: Beta-Carbolines and Ayahuasca Potions
199
Chapter 5: Psilocybine/Psilocine/Baeocystine: The Teonanacatl Complex
275Part Three: Isoxazole Derivatives 321
Chapter 6: Ibotenic Acid/Muscimol: The Primordial Panx and Amrta
323
Part Four: Appendicies, Bibliography, Index, Acknowledgements
359
Appendix A: Sundry Visionary Compounds
361 I. Asarones and Acorus calamus 361
II. Atropine, Hyoscyamine, Scopolamine: The Visionary Tropanes
363
III. Ibogaine, Tabernanthine, Voacangine: From Eboka to Sananho
371
IV. Nicotine, Tobaccos and Pituri
373
V. Kava-Pyrones and Psychoactive Piper Species
376
VI. Salvinorin A and Ska Pastora
380
VII. Tetrahydrocannabinols and Cannabis Species
384
VIII. Thjones and Visionary Artemisia Species
389
Appendix B: Putative Entheogenic Species
395
Appendix C: Index of Entheogenic Chemistry and Pharmacology
429
Appendix D: Botanical Index
455
Appendix E: Suggested General Reading
471
Bibliography
481
General Index
603
Acknowledgements and Notes
633

Foreword by Albert Hofmann 11
A Note On The Text 15 Proemium 19
Part One: Beta-Phenethylamines 79
Chapter 1: Mescaline, Peyotl, San Pedro, Artificial Phenethylamines 81
Part Two: Indole Derivatives 117
Chapter 2: LSD, Ololiuhqui, Kykeon: The Ergoline Complex 119
Chapter 3: DMT, Cohoba, Epena: Short-Acting Tryptamines 163
Chapter 4: Beta-Carbolines and Ayahuasca Potions 199
Chapter 5: Psilocybine/Psilocine/Baeocystine: The Teonanacatl Complex 275
Part Three: Isoxazole Derivatives 321
Chapter 6: Ibotenic Acid/Muscimol: The Primordial Panx and Amrta 323
Part Four: Appendicies, Bibliography, Index, Acknowledgements 359
Appendix A: Sundry Visionary Compounds 361
I. Asarones and Acorus calamus 361
II. Atropine, Hyoscyamine, Scopolamine: The Visionary Tropanes 363
III. Ibogaine, Tabernanthine, Voacangine: From Eboka to Sananho 371
IV. Nicotine, Tobaccos and Pituri 373
V. Kava-Pyrones and Psychoactive Piper Species 376
VI. Salvinorin A and Ska Pastora 380
VII. Tetrahydrocannabinols and Cannabis Species 384
VIII. Thjones and Visionary Artemisia Species 389
Appendix B: Putative Entheogenic Species 395
Appendix C: Index of Entheogenic Chemistry and Pharmacology 429
Appendix D: Botanical Index 455
Appendix E: Suggested General Reading 471
Bibliography 481
General Index 603
Acknowledgements and Notes 633


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