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 Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?