7 5/8 x 10 3/8 in.
19,5 x 26,5 cm
Over 350 illustrations,
mainly in full colour
What are Plant Hallucinogens?
The Plant Kingdom
Phytochemical Research on Sacred Plants
Geography of Usage and Botanical Range
Who uses Hallucinogenic Plants
Overview of Plant Use
The most important Hallucinogenic Plants
Mainstay of the Heavans
The Hexing Herbs
The Nectar of Delight
St. Anthony's Fire
Holy Flower of the North Star
Guide to the Ancestors
Beans of the Hekula Spirit
Seeds of Civilizations
The Magic Drink of the Amazon
Trumpets of the Angels
The Tracks of the Little Deer
Little Flowers of the Gods
Cactus of the Four Winds
Vines of the Serpent
Semen of the Sun
Gateway to Dreamtime
Chemical Structure of Hallucinogens
Uses of Hallucinogens in Medicine
Richard Evans Schultes is a Jeffrey Professor of
biology and director of the Botanical Museum at Harvard
Albert Hofmann, discoverer of LSD, is the retired
director of the Pharmaceutical-Chemical Research Laboratories of
Sandoz, Ltd., in Basle, Switzerland.
Together they have presented a fascinating and moving
testimoney of the use of hallucinogens throughout history and
across the planet.
Christian Rätsch, a specialist in the cultural use of
psychoactive plants, is the author of numerous bnooks. A resident
of Germany, he is currently serving as the president of the
German Society for Ethnomedicine.