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Cactus alkaloids. XIX. Crystallization of mescaline HCl and 3-methoxytyramine HCl from Trichocereus pachanoi.

@article{Crosby1973CactusAX,
  title={Cactus alkaloids. XIX. Crystallization of mescaline HCl and 3-methoxytyramine HCl from Trichocereus pachanoi.},
  author={David Marshall Crosby and Jerry McLaughlin},
  journal={Lloydia},
  year={1973},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={
          416-8
        }
}
The large columnar cactus, Tri chocereus pachanoi Britton and Rose, has been used for centuries in South America as the basis of a hal lucinogenic drink (1,2). This species is known in various regions as aguacolla, giganton, huachuma, or San Pedro and is indigenous to Ecuador and Peru where it is widely cultivated as an ornamental and hedge plant (3). In the United States, the plant is currently being promoted as a "natural and legal" psychedelic, and it is reportedly readily available through… 
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