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SummaryPeyote is a small, spineless cactus that contains mescaline as its primary active chemical. It has a long history of use among the natives of northern Mexico and SW United States.
DoseFresh Light: 50-100g Common: 100-150g Strong 150-200g Heavy: 200g+
Dried Light: 10-20g Common: 20-30g Strong: 30-40g Heavy: 40g+
Onset60-120 minutes
Duration4-8 hrs
After-effects6-8 hours
Effectsfeelings of insight, brightening of colors, mood lift, closed and open eye visuals, giggling, increase in energy happy feelings, change in consciousness, loss of appettite, unusla thoughts and speech, mild to extreme distractability, changes in time and reality, changes in self control, ego softening, pupil dialation, body tremors, nausea, chest and neck pain, shortness of