Peyote and Mescaline
Peyote and Mescaline

Peyote And Mescaline

What is it?

Small spineless cactus with active ingredient mescaline, a hallucinogen. Has disc-shaped “buttons” that are cut off and used.

Street Names

Buttons, Cactus, Mesc, Peyoto

How is it used?

  • Fresh or dried buttons are chewed
  • Buttons soaked in water to produce intoxicating liquid
  • Ground into powder for capsules and swallowed
  • Smoked with marijuana and tobacco

How does it affect the body?

  • Hallucinations
  • Altered perceptions of space and time
  • Nausea and vomiting, increased heart rate
  • Rise in body temperature
  • Impaired motor coordination
  • Euphoria, anxiety
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