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Mescaline is found in a range of cacti. It is the primary psychoactive alkaloid in these cacti, the most famous of which are San Pedro and Peyote. It can be given as a powder, capsules, or a brew. 

Mescaline has been used for millennia in Native American ceremonies. It is known to make the ordinary seem extraordinary and mystical. It may also lead to distortion of the environment and feelings from euphoria to increased connected thought and empathy.

Legal usage in the US is limited to the form of peyote and is only available to certain Native Americans. 

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Research

Cardiovascular safety of psychedelic medicine: current status and future directions

Comparative acute effects of mescaline, lysergic acid diethylamide, and psilocybin in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled cross-over study in healthy participants

A Brief Review on the Potential of Psychedelics for Treating Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Depression

Comparative acute effects of mescaline, lysergic acid diethylamide, and psilocybin in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled cross-over study in healthy participants

A Brief Review on the Potential of Psychedelics for Treating Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Depression

Cardiovascular safety of psychedelic medicine: current status and future directions

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