What is it?
Small spineless cactus with active ingredient mescaline, a hallucinogen. Has disc-shaped “buttons” that are cut off and used.
Buttons, Cactus, Mesc, Peyoto,
How is it used?
Fresh or dried buttons are chewedButtons soaked in water to produce intoxicating liquidGround into powder for capsules and swallowedSmoked with marijuana and tobacco
How does it affect the body?
HallucinationsAltered perceptions of space and timeNausea and vomiting, increased heart rateRise in body temperatureImpaired motor coordinationEuphoria, anxiety