Created June 10, 2010. Revised June 9, 2013.
Copyright 1998-2013 by John W. Allen



RICHARD EVANS SCHULTES

"THE BOOKS OF REVELATIONS"

EDITED BY JOHN W. ALLEN
BOTANICAL SOURCES OF THE NEW WORLD NARCOTICS
Teonanacate (Teonanacatl)
By
Richard Evans Schultes
From
Schultes, R. E. 1963. Botanical Sources of the New World Narcotics.
Psychedelic Review vol. 1(2):145-166 (see pages 159-162-section: Teonanácatl. Also read pages 103-106). Fall).






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Of some, called teyhauinti, he wrote that they "caused not death but madness that on occasion is lasting, of which the symptom is a kind of uncontrolled laughter . . . these are deep yellow, acrid and of not a displeasing freshness. There are others again which, without inducing, bring before the eyes all kinds of things, such as wars and the likeness of demons. Yet others there are not less desired by princes for their festivals and banquets, and these fetch a high price. With night-long vigils are they sought, awesome and terrifying. This kind is tawny and somewhat acrid."
Notwithstanding the relatively numerous and forceful Spanish reports ...
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