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Posted in Altered States
August 4th, 2018

THC Psychedelics

Tetrahydrocannabinol - Wikipedia

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is one of at least 113 cannabinoids identified in cannabis.THC is the principal psychoactive constituent of cannabis. With chemical name, (−)-trans-Δ⁹-tetrahydrocannabinol, the term THC also refers to cannabinoid isomers. Dronabinol is a synthetic form of THC approved by the FDA as an appetite stimulant for people with AIDS and antiemetic for people receiving ...

Psychedelic drug - Wikipedia

Psychedelics are a class of drug whose primary action is to trigger psychedelic experiences via serotonin receptor agonism, causing thought and visual/auditory changes, and altered state of consciousness. Major psychedelic drugs include mescaline, LSD, psilocybin, and DMT.Studies show that psychedelics are physiologically safe and do not lead to addiction.

Psychedelic Drugs and the Serotonergic System

Serotonin is key to understanding how antidepressants and psychedelic drugs work. Check out the infographics to learn how the serotonergic system functions and how drugs like SSRIs, MDMA and LSD interact with it.

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