MESCALINE

was a hallucinogenic drug which was derived from the peyote cactus and was widely used by the indigenous peoples of South-Western United States and Central America. If ingested, mescaline can induce nausea, vomiting along-side visual vivid hallucinations which involve moving lights and colours. There is a slower onset when compared with other hallucinogens such as LSD.

MESCALINE: "Mescaline is a drug which has hallucinogenic properties which has been isolated from the peyote cactus plant- once ingested, vomiting and nausea may follow."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MESCALINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/mescaline/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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