Peyote (Lophophora williamsii)

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Peyote, considered a living god, El Mescalito had a long history of use among the natives of northern Mexico and Southwestern USA – at least 5700 years, say archeologists. Then it was demonized and driven underground by the Spanish conquerors in the 16th century. But thanks to the wonders of modern cultivation, you can have one of these sacred Lophophora williamsii in your own home.

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Peyote (Lophophora williamsii): El Mescalito, considered a living god

The Spanish named the demonic plant peyote, from the Nahuatl word peyotl. It’s is a small cactus with fuzzy tufts instead of spines that rarely rises more than 3-4 cm above the soil surface, the largest part of the cactus being its long underground taproot.

Peyote is native to southwestern Texas and Mexico, growing in scrubby desert and preferring limestone soil. Currently in Texas it has been over-harvested and its habitat increasingly used for ranching, to the point that peyote is listed as an endangered species. This is made worse by the fact that peyote is extremely slow growing, though cultivated ones grow faster, with mature, flowering and harvestable (approx 3 inches in diameter) adult cacti taking less than three years to grow from seed.

Only in the 1900s did peyote publicly rear it psychedelic head again, with the establishment of the Native American Church and the legal protection it was given for peyote rituals. Aldous Huxley tried mescaline under the supervision of Dr. Humphrey Osmond in 1953 and noted: "This is how one ought to see, how things really are." Huxley published his classic Doors of Perception about his mescaline experiences the following year.

PEYOTE INGREDIENTS

Peyote is another of nature’s wonderful chemical factories, making more than 50 alkaloids. The most interesting of these is the powerful entheogen mescaline, which makes up about 0.3% of the fresh cactus and 1-2% dried.

PEYOTE CARE & DOSAGE

The bit of the cactus above ground develops disc-shaped "buttons" that can be sliced off. Anywhere from 4 to 12 buttons are cut and chewed either fresh or dried, or made into tea.

Buttons should be sliced off at ground level or slightly above in order for new ones to grow. If you re-root your cactus by laying it in a porous, sandy soil or vermiculite/perlite mix and water regularly (allowing it to dry out between soakings), new roots will form from the cut base.

How To Dose Mescaline Cacti Properly

Peyote is extremely bitter and most people feel nausea before they feel the onset of psychoactive effects. Try not to eat anything for at least 6 hours – you’ll keep the buttons or tea down longer and extract more of the mescaline before you (inevitably) empty your stomach. Once intoxicated, you will probably feel your body temperature and heart rate rise, creating sweating and flushed skin. Remain calm; this is normal.

All general advice regarding powerful psychedelics applies (good set & setting, importance of an experienced guide or sitter if it’s your first time, not mixing with other medicines or alcohol, etc). Finally, have faith in the validity of your experience and try to integrate what you learn into your life. Peyote is a very special ‘helper’ plant and not to be taken casually.

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Reviews (244)
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    15/Oct/2021

    Good customer service
    My parcel didn't arrive unfortunately and the tracking was inconclusive, but the guys at Zamnesia offered me a gift card of the same value, which was really appreciated and showed excellent customer service!

    06/Oct/2021

    Joli petit cactus ;)
    Après quelques mois, il grossit doucement. Si vous comptez le cultiver, commencez avec un 2-3 cm (Le 1-2 cm n'a pas pris chez moi). Si c'est pour consommer, à moins de vouloir attendre des années, il vaut mieux prendre directement la bonne taille!

    30/Sep/2021

    Packed perfectly, but a bit pricey
    Arrived in perfect condition due to the perfect packaging. Nice little cactus, but a bit pricey.

    24/Sep/2021

    cactus
    Peyote was goed aangekomen. Mooi exemplaar

    20/Sep/2021

    SO COOL!
    Wanted some of these little guys for so long! Gutted my initial order got lost in the post but Zamnesia didn't hesitate to send new ones which just arrived safe (And really well packed!). So stoked to have these in my collection! May have to pick up some more while they're in stock!

    16/Sep/2021

    1.A Lieferung
    Mein kaktus kam in 3 tagen in exzellenten zustand an! Was will man mehr!

    16/Sep/2021

    Beautiful
    The cactus arrived well packed, undamaged in a little plastic flower pot filled with stony earth. Because growth is extreme slow with this species, it is still there, as it was, when it was send, but not rotten or withered.. In accordance with the very useful caring instruction, I will no water the plant over winter, or nearly no water.

    15/Sep/2021

    cute little buttons
    i ordered 2 of these cuties, they arrived to the UK pretty fast, safe and sound. Well packed, with plenty of gifts and catalogues. I gave them one shot of the cacti nutrient, they growing like crazy! :) Lovely low maintenance buddies if you ask me.

    02/Sep/2021

    Youpi
    Le"youpi" du titre, c'est parceque rien n'est comparable à la mescaline, mais, et c'est bien précisé, si c'est la première fois mieux vaut être accompagné, c'est un voyage vraiment !.... Alors, amusez-vous bien, mais prenez soin de vous.

    28/Aug/2021

    Peyote prinsje
    Ik heb een prachtige kleine Peyote van 2 cm. ontvangen die me gelijk deed denken aan een kroontje. Vandaar "prinsje". Zo klein als hij is, staat hij te pronken tussen mijn 19 andere cactussen.

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