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Nutmeg, then, was the world’s most valuable commodity after silver and gold, believed to be both a potent medicine and hallucinogen (not to mention flavorful meat preservative).
Over echoing production that turns Rutherford’s vocals into a hallucinogen, as well as slinky, rhythmic instrumentation -- even immaculate string sections -- the reflective songs evoke a sinister sensuality.
Studies at the time suggested that the hallucinogens were effective against a variety of difficult-to-treat mental health problems, including alcoholism.
Eric Lewis, 35, was charged with second degree breach of peace, assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, criminal attempt of a carjacking and possession of marijuana and a hallucinogen.
Why, for example, do mushrooms make a hallucinogen at all?
Synthetic marijuana, often marketed as K2 or Spice but also sold under dozens of other names, is a hallucinogen that can raise a person's blood pressure and cause reduced blood supply to the heart.
Psilocybin is a hallucinogen derived from mushrooms.
The residents of this relatively benign zone are kept safe by armed guards and ramparts made of shipping containers and kept happy with hallucinogens and dance music.
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Origin and Etymology of hallucinogen
First Known Use: 1954See Words from the same year
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