Ecstasy Analogues Found in Cacti

@article{Bruhn2008EcstasyAF,
  title={Ecstasy Analogues Found in Cacti},
  author={Jan G. Bruhn and Hesham R Ei-Seedi and Nikolai Stephanson and Olof Beck and Alexander T. Shulgin},
  journal={Journal of Psychoactive Drugs},
  year={2008},
  volume={40},
  pages={219 - 222}
}
Abstract Human interest in psychoactive phenethylamines is known from the use of mescaline-containing cacti and designer drugs such as Ecstasy. From the alkaloid composition of cacti we hypothesized that substances resembling Ecstasy might occur naturally. In this article we show that lophophine, homopiperonylamine and lobi vine are new minor constituents of two cactus species, Lophophora williamsii (peyote) and Trichocereus pachanoi (San Pedro). This is the first report of putatively… 

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