anthropogen

: of, relating to, or resulting from the influence of human beings on nature

Solanaceae, Nicotiana rustica, mapacho, махорка, thuốc lào, tobacco

Here are some photos of a variety of Nicotiana rustica I am growing in my garden this summer. This is an enthogenic species of Nicotiana (tobacco) native to South America […]

Lamiaceae, Salvia divinorum, Ska Maria Pastora, diviner’s sage – Sierra Mazateca, Oaxaca, Mexico

I found this growing in a botanical garden in San Francisco today, so I thought I’d post an article since I don’t have one at present… Salvia divinorum is native […]

Solanaceae, Datura wrightii, Toloache, Jimson Weed, Thorn Apple

This is a robust, fast growing annual, typically found growing along the banks of arroyos, along sand bars, after rain. The gray-green leaves may have few to no teeth, and […]

Eros & the Pineal, By Albert Most

EROS & THE PINEAL The Layman’s Guide to Cerebral Solitaire, by Albert Most Venom Press Copyright 1986 Albert Most All Rights Reserved IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS Much of our current knowledge about […]

Acanthaceae, Justicia pectoralis, Tilo, piri piri (South America), Chapantye (Cuba)

Justicia pectoralis is a low growing, branching sprawling shrub, can grow up to 3 ft. It has small lanceolate leaves and violet flowers, similar in appearance to those of snapdragons. […]

Malpighiaceae, Banisteriopsis caapi, Yage, Ayahuasca

Hallucinogens, also called psychedelics, or entheogens, have been used since prehistoric times in the practice of healing and divination (Stuart, R 2004). Ayahuasca is a powerful plant hallucinogen employed by […]

Rubiaceae, Psychotria viridis, chacruna

  This species of Psychotria is used by indigenous peoples of western Amazonia, primarily as an additive in the preparation of a hallucinogenic drink ayahuasca, also called yage, employed for […]