Ololiuqui: the ancient Aztec narcotic; remarks on the effects of Rivea corymbosa (ololiuqui).

@article{Osmond1955OloliuquiTA,
  title={Ololiuqui: the ancient Aztec narcotic; remarks on the effects of Rivea corymbosa (ololiuqui).},
  author={Humphry Osmond},
  journal={The Journal of mental science},
  year={1955},
  volume={101 424},
  pages={
          526-37
        }
}
This is an account of a model psychosis (6) produced by eating the seed of a tropical American plant which is known in Mexico as ololiuqui. It is only quite recently that Schultes (16) has made order from chaos in the matter of the identity of a climbing vine called Rivea corymbosa. I was introduced to ololiuqui by Mr. Leslie LeCron during a visit to Los Angeles in which he showed me Taylor's (22) article where he compares it with the peyote. Mr. LeCron discovered that seeds of Rivea corymbosa… CONTINUE READING
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