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What are your supplements made of?

Before you reach for your supplements, bear in mind that not all multivitamins are derived from natural nutritive sources like plants, fruits and vegetables.

Cocaine users control cravings

Cocaine addicts can control their cravings by willpower alone, US researchers reported in a study that suggests the right training may help abusers kick the habit.

5-MeO-DMT

5-MeO-DMT is a psychoactive tryptamine which was first identified in the mid 20th Century as a chemical in a South American plant entheogen.

2 C-B

2C-B is a synthetic psychedelic that first gained popularity as a legal Ecstasy replacement in the mid 1980s.

MDMA/ecstasy

MDMA or ecstasy is a "psychedelic amphetamine" that has gained popularity because of its ability to produce strong feelings of comfort, empathy, and connection to others.

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Facts on laughing gas (nitrous oxide)

Nitrous Oxide (N2O) is a simple gas that, when inhaled, causes rapid analgesia (pain relief), euphoria, mild sedation, and sometimes psychedelic dissociation.

Mescaline

Mescaline is a psychoactive phenethylamine chemical, best known for being the primary psychoactive component in peyote and San Pedro cacti.

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