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MESCALINE(AKA: "buttons", "peyote", "cactus", or "mesc")

Mescaline is a hallucinogenic drug found in the "button" of the Peyote cactus. These buttons are typically removed from the plant and dried, after which they are ingested by being chewed or soaked in water, creating an intoxicating beverage.Mescaline can also be found in other species of cactus, as well as some bean plants. It can even be made synthetically.

According to San Jose Addiction Treatment, abusing mescaine can result in:-A drop in blood glucose-Loss of consciousness-Bloody diarrhea-Respiratory depression-Heart failure-Convulsions

Though not physically addictive, mescaline is known to increase one's heartrate as well as cause dizziness, nausea, weakness, diarrhea, vomiting, and headaches.

The hallucinogenic dose for mescaline ranges from 0.3 to 0.5 grams and the high lasts for about 12 hours. During this period, the user experiences euphoric hallucinations, accompanied by feelings of anxiety.

Should you ever become addicted to mescaline, there are plenty of rehabilitation centers that can help you.However, mescaline is not considered to have a very high risk of addiction.


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