What are Research Chemicals or ‘RCs’?

Research chemicals are psychoactive substances which typically undergo little or no scientific studies. Vendors often use the term “research chemical” to bypass drug laws. Research chemicals are commonly labelled “not for human consumption” and are stated to be used for ‘research purposes only’. Due to the lack of official studies, most of the information about RCs has been based…

Terence Mckenna announces he prefers Macs to Windows in 1998

The legendary Terence Mckenna was asked by an audience member if he thought Windows 95 was becoming indispensable to humanity. Terence said it wasn’t indispensable to him because he uses a Mac. McKenna was ahead of his time in so many ways, including his choice of computer.

Roger Roger – Rhapsody In Green – Effluves | Luxuriance (Music for Plants)

A rare album, half classical music and half electronic music, from 1978 released on Tchou livre-disque record (Tchou label), composed by famous library musician Roger Roger (helped by Nino Nardini), illustrating a spoofy essay (by Martin Monestier) about the impact of music on plant growth. “Roger Roger (5 August 1911 – 12 June 1995) was…

Eleusinian Mysteries

They are the “most famous of the secret religious rites of ancient Greece.” The Eleusinian Mysteries (Greek: Ἐλευσίνια Μυστήρια) were initiations held every year for the cult of Demeter and Persephone based at Eleusis in ancient Greece.  Demeter (/dᵻˈmiːtər/; Attic: Δημήτηρ Dēmḗtēr) is the goddess of the harvest and agriculture.  Though Demeter is often described simply as the goddess of the harvest, she presided also over the sacred law, and…

Psychedelic Drugs Could Radically Improve Asia’s Mental Healthcare

From Forbes by Tim Chen on Jun 29, 2017 @ 11:01 PM Psychedelic drugs describe a class of substances which, when taken, can affect and alter the ways in which you think and how you perceive the world. For instance, psilocybin, the active ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” can induce vivid hallucinations and heightened self-awareness; MDMA, also known as…

Brugmansia | Angel’s trumpet

Angel’s trumpet is a woody tree or shrub, with pendulous flowers. The leaves and flowers are used to make medicines.  Despite serious safety concerns, people use angel’s trumpet as a recreational drug to induce hallucinations and euphoria. Brugmansia have traditionally been used in many South American indigenous cultures in medical preparations and as an entheogen…

Argyreia nervosa | Hawaiian baby woodrose

A. nervosa is a rare example of a plant whose hallucinogenic properties were not recognized until recent times. While several of its cousins in the Convolvulaceae family, such as Heavenly Blue Morning Glory were used in shamanic rituals, A. nervosa was not traditionally used for this purpose. Hawaiian baby woodrose is a perennial climbing vine…

LSD produces ‘higher’ level of consciousness

Originally published in Independent.co.uk First evidence found that LSD produces ‘higher’ level of consciousness, scientists claim However the increased brain activity detected is not actually ‘better’, according to the researchers Scientists claim to have found the first evidence that psychedelic drugs create a “higher level of consciousness”. LSD, the “date rape” drug ketamine and psilocybin, the active…