Phytochemical Analyses of Banisteriopsis Caapi and Psychotria Viridis

  title={Phytochemical Analyses of Banisteriopsis Caapi and Psychotria Viridis},
  author={J. Callaway and G. S. Brito and E. S. Neves},
  journal={Journal of Psychoactive Drugs},
  pages={145 - 150}
  • J. Callaway, G. S. Brito, E. S. Neves
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Psychoactive Drugs
  • Abstract A total of 32 Banisteriopsis caapi samples and 36 samples of Psychotria viridis were carefully collected from different plants on the same day from 22 sites throughout Brazil for phytochemical analyses. A broad range in alkaloid distribution was observed in both sample sets. All B. caapi samples had detectable amounts of harmine, harmaline and tetrahydroharmine (THH), while some samples of P. viridis had little or no detectable levels of N,N-dimethyltryptamine (DMT). Leaves of P… CONTINUE READING
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