Pihkal

Pihkal
Author: Alexander Theodore Shulgin,Ann Shulgin
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 978
Release: 1991
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 0963009605

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Phenethylamines I Have Known and Loved,A unique document written by renowned psychopharmo,#NAME?,of his research and investigations into the use,of psychedelic drugs for the study of the human,mind. Also describes in detail a wealth of phenet-,hlyamines, their physical properties, dosages used,and duration of effects observed, and commentary.

Tihkal

Tihkal
Author: Alexander Theodore Shulgin,Ann Shulgin
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 804
Release: 1997
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 0963009699

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Contains over 70 experiments, complete with notes,and ingredients with the focus on Tryptamines.,The first half concentrates on Shulgin's spiritual,journey, ideas and philosophy. Foreword by Daniel,M Perrine and preface by Nicholas Saunders. Edited,by Dan Joy.,.

The Commemorative Edition of Pihkal and Tihkal

The Commemorative Edition of Pihkal and Tihkal
Author: Alexander T. Shulgin,Ann Shulgin
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 2102
Release: 2018-09
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 0963009664

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Lovingly prepared by Joshua Marker along with a devoted team of volunteers, this commemorative publication of PiHKAL: A Chemical Love Story and TiHKAL: The Continuation features the original texts enhanced with complete errata, new essays, anecdotes, and reminiscences by numerous colleagues, previously unpublished photographs, and original art. PiHKAL is the fictionalized autobiographical account of Sasha and Ann Shulgin's research and romance, exploring altered state experiences in the context of intimacy. It describes a wide variety of phenethylamines, their dosage, and their effects. The second volume, TiHKAL, uses the same format as its predecessor to describe the effects of a range of tryptamines, and continues the Shulgin's chemical love story. It also includes appendices that relate to cactus alkaloids, natural beta-carbolines, and drug law. In this edition, each book has been split into two paperback volumes to make a collection of four, housed in a commemorative slipcase set.

Entheogens and the Future of Religion

Entheogens and the Future of Religion
Author: Robert Forte
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2012-01-25
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN: 9781594777974

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A study of the importance of psychedelic plants and drugs in religion and society • With contributions by Albert Hofmann, R. Gordon Wasson, Jack Kornfield, Terence McKenna, the Shulgins, Rick Strassman, and others • Explores the importance of academic and religious freedom in the study of psychedelics and the mind • Exposes the need for an organized spiritual context for entheogen use in order to fully realize their transformative and sacred value We live in a time when a great many voices are calling for a spiritual renewal to address the problems that face humanity, yet the way of entheogens--one of the oldest and most widespread means of attaining a religious experience--is forbidden, surrounded by controversy and misunderstanding. Widely employed in traditional shamanic societies, entheogens figure prominently in the origins of religion and their use continues today throughout the world. They alter consciousness in such a profound way that, depending on the set and setting, they can produce the ultimate human experiences: union with God or revelation of other mystical realities. With contributions by Albert Hofmann, Terence McKenna, Ann and Alexander Shulgin, Thomas Riedlinger, Dale Pendell, and Rick Strassman as well as interviews with R. Gordon Wasson and Jack Kornfield, this book explores ancient and modern uses of psychedelic drugs, emphasizing the complementary relationship between science and mystical experience and the importance of psychedelics to the future of religion and society. Revealing the mystical-religious possibilities of substances such as psilocybin mushrooms, mescaline, and LSD, this book exposes the vital need for developing an organized spiritual context for their use in order to fully realize their transformative and sacred value. Stressing the importance of academic and religious freedom, the authors call for a revival of scientific and religious inquiry into entheogens so they may be used safely and legally by those seeking to cultivate their spiritual awareness.

The Nature of Drugs History Pharmacology and Social Impact

The Nature of Drugs  History  Pharmacology  and Social Impact
Author: Alexander Shulgin
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2021-05
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN: 0999547216

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The Nature of Drugs presents Sasha Shulgin's popular San Francisco State University course on what drugs are, how they work, how they are processed by the body, and how they affect our society. The course also delves into social issues and reactions involving drugs, and discussions of governmental attempts at controlling them and features Sasha's engaging lecture style peppered with illuminating anecdotes and amusing asides.

Neuropsychedelia

Neuropsychedelia
Author: Nicolas Langlitz
Publsiher: Univ of California Press
Total Pages: 316
Release: 2012-11-07
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 9780520274822

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Neuropsychedelia examines the revival of psychedelic science since the "Decade of the Brain." After the breakdown of this previously prospering area of psychopharmacology, and in the wake of clashes between counterculture and establishment in the late 1960s, a new generation of hallucinogen researchers used the hype around the neurosciences in the 1990s to bring psychedelics back into the mainstream of science and society. This book is based on anthropological fieldwork and philosophical reflections on life and work in two laboratories that have played key roles in this development: a human lab in Switzerland and an animal lab in California. It sheds light on the central transnational axis of the resurgence connecting American psychedelic culture with the home country of LSD. In the borderland of science and religion, Neuropsychedelia explores the tensions between the use of hallucinogens to model psychoses and to evoke spiritual experiences in laboratory settings. Its protagonists, including the anthropologist himself, struggle to find a place for the mystical under conditions of late-modern materialism.

The Commemorative Pihkal and Tihkal

The Commemorative Pihkal and Tihkal
Author: Alexander Shulgin,Ann Shulgin
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 2102
Release: 2021-08-03
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 0999547232

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The Commemorative Edition of PiHKAL and TIHKAL, a four volume set complete with 200 original photographs, art, poetry, and numerous anecdotes and reminiscences by colleagues and close friends, chronicles the explorations of psychopharmacologist Alexander Shulgin and his wife Ann Shulgin into the families of psychoactive compounds known as phenethylamines and tryptamines.

The Shulgin Index

The Shulgin Index
Author: Alexander Shulgin,Tania Manning,Paul F. Daley
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 811
Release: 2011-03-07
Genre: Science
ISBN: 096300963X

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The Shulgin Index Vol. I is a comprehensive survey of the known psychedelic phenethylamines. This first volume presents: • A structure-oriented survey of psychedelic phenethylamines, amphetamines, phenylpiperazines, and other similar compounds.• Treatments of 126 main compounds with detailed physical properties, synthesis and analytical chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacological properties, and legal status. Fully referenced with over 2,000 citations.• Sub-tables of lesser-studied structural homologues and analogues.• Over 1300 total compounds covered.• Extensive cross-referencing tables for rapid location of key information.This book is an invaluable resource for researchers, physicians, chemists, and law enforcement.

Consciousness Medicine

Consciousness Medicine
Author: Françoise Bourzat,Kristina Hunter
Publsiher: North Atlantic Books
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2019-06-25
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN: 9781623173500

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A comprehensive guide to the safe and ethical application of expanded states of consciousness for therapists, healing practitioners, and sincere explorers Psychedelic medicines also known as entheogens are entering the mainstream. And it’s no wonder: despite having access to the latest wellness trends and advances in technology, we’re no healthier, happier, or more meaningfully connected. Psilocybin mushrooms, ayahuasca, and LSD—as well as other time-tested techniques with the power to shift consciousness such as drumming, meditation, and vision quests—are now being recognized as potent catalysts for change and healing. But how do we ensure that we’re approaching them effectively? Françoise Bourzat—a counselor and experienced guide with sanctioned training in the Mazatec and other indigenous traditions—and healer Kristina Hunter introduce a holistic model focusing on the threefold process of preparation, journey, and integration. Drawing from more than thirty years of experience, Bourzat’s skillful and heartfelt approach presents the therapeutic application of expanded states, without divorcing them from their traditional contexts. Consciousness Medicine delivers a coherent map for navigating nonordinary states of consciousness, offering an invaluable contribution to the field of healing and transformation.

High Price

High Price
Author: Carl Hart
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2013-06-11
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9780062198938

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High Price is the harrowing and inspiring memoir of neuroscientist Carl Hart, a man who grew up in one of Miami’s toughest neighborhoods and, determined to make a difference as an adult, tirelessly applies his scientific training to help save real lives. Young Carl didn't see the value of school, studying just enough to keep him on the basketball team. Today, he is a cutting-edge neuroscientist—Columbia University’s first tenured African American professor in the sciences—whose landmark, controversial research is redefining our understanding of addiction. In this provocative and eye-opening memoir, Dr. Carl Hart recalls his journey of self-discovery, how he escaped a life of crime and drugs and avoided becoming one of the crack addicts he now studies. Interweaving past and present, Hart goes beyond the hype as he examines the relationship between drugs and pleasure, choice, and motivation, both in the brain and in society. His findings shed new light on common ideas about race, poverty, and drugs, and explain why current policies are failing.

The Simple Plant Isoquinolines

The Simple Plant Isoquinolines
Author: Alexander T. Shulgin,Wendy E. Perry
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 624
Release: 2002
Genre: Science
ISBN: STANFORD:36105129850991

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From the man who has done more research into,Ecstacy than any other chemist, author of the,best-selling Phenethylamines I Have Known and,Tyroptomines I Have Known, this is a comprehensive,reference work on isoquinolines found in plants.,Found in cactii and poppies among other plants,isoquinolines have various effects and uses, and,are commonly used in Chinese medicine. Extremely,well-known and respected within his own field and,revered by many for his unparalleled research into,mind-altering substances, this new text is ideal,for botanists, chemists and fans alike.

Psychedelics Encyclopedia

Psychedelics Encyclopedia
Author: Peter Stafford
Publsiher: Ronin Publishing
Total Pages: 514
Release: 2013-02-18
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 9781579511692

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Traces the history of the use of hallucinogenic drugs and discusses the psychological and physical effects of LSD, marijuana, mescaline, and other drugs.

Psychedelic Chemistry

Psychedelic Chemistry
Author: Michael Valentine Smith
Publsiher: Loompanics Unltd
Total Pages: 194
Release: 1981
Genre: Medical
ISBN: PSU:000031142519

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The most complete book ever written on how to manufacture psychedelic drugs! Intended only for those who have a thorough knowledge of advanced lab techniques in organic chemistry. Extracting THC from marijuana. Making LSD. Synthesizing cocaine. Mescaline, harmaline, muscimole and more. Out of print for years, now available in a revised, updated edition with more material.

Practical LSD Manufacture

Practical LSD Manufacture
Author: Uncle Fester
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2007-02-01
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 0970148577

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This classic now in its third edition covers all the best methods used to make LSD. The emphasis is upon natural sources of lysergic acid such as wild ergot, morning glory seeds or woodrose seeds, but extraction of ergotamine migraine medicines are also detailed. Once the lysergic acid has been procured from these sources, the text moves on to detailed descriptions of the methods used to convert lysergic acid to LSD. The text does not stop there! It also gives detailed information on the chemicals used to make LSD in combination with lysergic acid, and what ordinary uses they have. The book also covers solvent management since extraction of lysergic acid from natural sources entails the use of a considerable amount of solvents. To further entertain the reader, a section is devoted to the production of TMA-2 from calamus oil, and MDMA or MDA from sassafras oil. A still further section is devoted to keeping out of trouble.

Forensic Chemistry of Substance Misuse

Forensic Chemistry of Substance Misuse
Author: Leslie A. King
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 249
Release: 2009
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9780854041787

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This book builds on an earlier publication by the same author: The Misuse of Drugs Act: A Guide for Forensic Scientists. It provides a chemical background to the domestic and international controls on drugs of abuse and related substances, and includes coverage of 'designer drugs' and generic/analogue controls from UK, USA and New Zealand perspectives. More general chapters cover recent history of the drug classification debate, and a proposal for consolidating a wide range of legal controls on chemical substances. This unique book will be appeal to a general readership. Forensic scientists, researchers, teachers, postgraduate and graduate students will all find this book an exceptional point of reference.