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The handsome tropical tree, Myristica fragransnative to the East Indian archipelago, is the source of two spices – nutmeg and mace – respectively from the seed and aril of the beautiful fleshy drupe that resembles an apricot.

In Thebes, it was made into hjarpes drink with opium-like properties. The Chinantecs and Mazatecs of Oaxaca consider them poisonous.

In thirteenth century Asia Minor, the hashishins were political murderers who, excited to their nefarious work by taking large doses of hashish, would carry out murder for pay; from this Arabic term comes the word assassin. In the cult- known variously as the Wichita Dance, Deer Indio, Whistle Dance, Red Bean Dance and Red Medicine Society – the seeds were employed ritualistically or not as an oracular or divinatory medium for inducing visions in initiatory rites and as a ceremonial emetic and stimulant.

Sophora secundiflora Sophora secundiflora is a beautiful shrub – often planted as an ornamental in Texas – with leathery, evergreen leaflets and large inflorescences of violet or violet-blue flowers and woody legumes indiso usually three or four beans.

Nutmeg family Myristicaceae Myristica fragrans One of the most widely known and most easily available plant hallucinogens is the well known spice, nutmeg. A fire is built in the forest at the foot of the Virola trees, and the bark is gently heated to cause a copious ” bleeding ” of the red resin which is gathered in an earthenware pot.


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The seeds of some species of Erythrina resemble the mescal bean Sophora secundiflora which has a long history of use as a narcotic in the American Southwest and northern Mexico.

The ceremony formerly was performed especially before going to war. Fiestas patronales y sincretismo religioso: Undoubtedly one of the oldest known and certainly to-day the most widely spread hallucinogenic plant is Cannabis sativa. These are then stored until needed for preparation of a batch of snuff, when they are crushed and pulverized, triturated in a mortar and pestle of a Bertholettia excelsa fruit.

It is now known only by its Portuguese name rape dos indios”Indian snuff”. The indigenous and the Spanish spirituality identify to each other in a new language of a new social reality.

The first definite association of a snuff with Virola was made in by the Brazilian botanist Ducke, who wrote that the “Indians of the upper Rio Negro use the dried leaves of this species [ Virola theiodora ] and of V.

En Guaqui, siempre en Bolivia, el patrono es Tata Santiago, considerado muy milagroso y al mismo tiempo muy susceptible. These are such binomials as Cannabis chinensis; C.

The plant kingdom and hallucinogens (part II)

When taken orally, nutmeg, in doses of one teaspoonful or more, may induce hallucinations and other definitely psychotomimetic syndromes in from two to five hours. Only a lengthy consideration of hemp can do it justice. Olmedioperebea sclerophylla The Moraceae also provide one of the most poorly understood hallucinogens: In parts of primitive Africa, Cannabis fulfills an important role in religion and magic.

There is, however, still much disagreement in these aspects of the morphology of the plant because of the botanical observations on material from wide areas of the world and on a large selection of “races” Many organic compounds have been isolated from Cannabis resin, some of which appear to possess narcotic properties, others devoid of euphoric activity.

The Saliva Indians and other tribes And, furthermore, the same plants, transported to and cultivated in other climates and environments, yield progeny with alterations in fibre, oil and cannabinol constituency. Tree of Anadenanthera peregrina in the campos outside of Boa Vista, Brazil; photograph: Some scrape the soft inner layer of the bark, dry the shavings by gentle roasting over a fire.


Una leyenda nahua de Santo Santiago. Cytisine, an alkaloid that formed the basis for the hallucinogenic use amongst some North American Plains Indians of seeds of the leguminous Sophora secundiflorahas been isolated from leaves and beans of Genista canariensis.

He wrote that hemp plants long cultivated can “generally endure with undiminished fertility various and great changes” and be ” Alianza Universidad Textos, Madrid. In Mexico, the vernacular name is hhuarpes, frijolillo or colorines.

Next, he snuff, s, whilst, with the same reed, he absorbs the powder huarpss each nostril successively.

Virola calophylloidea Markgraf These natives strip the bark from jungle trees early in the morning and scrape off the soft inner bark, with its resinous exudation. Furthermore, there is preliminary evidence that Justicia pectoralis var. In all of insios cases, nevertheless, the plants themselves are not taxonomically distinguishable by any stable morphological characters.

The literature concerning the snuffing of narcotic powders has become extraordinarily confused. The resin is boiled down to a thick consistency lndios, upon cooling, crystallizes into a beautiful amber-red resin. One of the most widely known and most easily available plant hallucinogens is the well known spice, nutmeg.

Some specialists have gone even beyond this to distinguish nomenclatorially other varieties. The effects of Virola intoxication vary, but amongst the Indians, they usually include initial excitability – setting in within several minutes from the first snuff- ing – numbness of the limbs, twitching of huarppes facial muscles, inability to co-ordinate muscular activity, nausea, visual hallucinations and, finally, a deep, disturbed sleep.