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What are Alkaloids?

December 10, 2012 by  
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What are Alkaloids? An alkaloid is a naturally occurring plant-derived organic compound. Alkaloids are composed of oxygen, hydrogen, carbon and nitrogen. Many alkaloids are used as medicine and others are considered toxic. The most common alkaloid that is seen in everyday life is caffeine. Some other alkaloids are the drugs atropine, quinine, and the deadly […]

What are Psychedelic Mushrooms?

November 14, 2012 by  
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Psychedelic mushrooms are also known as psilocybin mushrooms.  These are mushrooms that contain psychoactive alkaloids. Psilocybin is present in varying concentrations in over 200 species of mushrooms. Usually, they are referred to as “shrooms” or “magic mushrooms.” The use of psychedelic mushrooms dates back to religious and healing rituals in ancient times. Most people use […]