Drug Info and Links

Understanding drugs and their potential side effects is extremely important. We have compiled a listing of common drugs with useful information about them and we also have links to additional information about certain drugs.

Peyote

Peyote is a small, spineless cactus, Lophophora williamsii, the principal active ingredient is the hallucinogen mescaline. When abused, it is chewed and soaked in water to produce intoxicating liquid or the powder is placed in a capsules.

Side Effects

nausea, loss of appetite, increased temperature, heart rate, and blood pressure, numbness

Additional Information:

www.drugfree.org/Portal/Drug_Guide/Peyote
www.erowid.org/plants/peyote/
www.usdoj.gov/dea/concern/peyote.html
www.recoveryconnection.org/drug_index/peyote_mescaline.php
www.drugfreepa.org/drugs/peyote.asp



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