Home > Lifestyle > Street drugs > Psychoactives Psychoactives All sections in Street drugs » About recreational drugs » Alcohol » Chemicals » Getting help » Herbs » Plants » Psychoactives » Smart drugs LSD brain-imaging study seeks funds A study of the effects of LSD on the human brain could revolutionise understanding of the benefits of the psychedelic drug. Like Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you depressed? » Ask Addiction Expert » Talk Divorce support » 'Stoner Sloth' anti-weed ads backfire The science of getting drunk What is the drug called CAT? Joost van der Westhuizen's ex stripper 'girlfriend' Marilize van Emmenis has been caught with half a bag of CAT in her possession. We take a closer look at this dangerous street drug. 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. Nutmeg Both the kernel and its covering contain psychoactive components within their oils. Salvia divinorum Salvia divinorum is a soft-leaved green plant, native to Southern Mexico, which contains a powerful psychoactive chemical known as Salvinorin. Glee star's death: more on heroin Glee actor Cory Monteith died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol. Here's more about heroin. Ketamine basics Ketamine is a dissociative anaesthetic, developed in the mid 1960's, used primarily for veterinary anaesthesiology. Learn more about this drug. 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. GHB GHB (gamma hydroxybutyrate) is a naturally occurring component of human cells and in wine. Ibogaine Ibogaine is a hallucinogenic chemical that can cause profound and long-lasting hallucinations. Learn more about this drug. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Otrivin Menthol relieves sinus congestion Innovative hearing aids can now interact online Second Healthcare Innovation Summit set for Johannesburg Salomon introduces Speedcross 4 Live healthier Nutrition crisis! » Good nutrition on the job will give you the edge Nutrition labels on food encourage healthy choices Nutrition may be as big a challenge today as HIV/Aids was 15 years ago Many people in a large number of low and middle income countries now experience a 'double burden' of malnutrition. E-cigarettes less risky? » E-cigarettes not an acceptable alternative to most smokers UK health officials endorse e-cigarettes E-cigarettes less of a cancer risk than regular smokes A study indicates that smokers who switch to e-cigarettes reduce their exposure to cancer-causing chemicals.