Ethnobotany

09/06/2017
Echinacea angustifolia
echinacea angustifolia root
Echinacea works with the human endo-cannabinoid system. It's an immune system stimulant that cleases the blood and rids the body of toxins.

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Erythrina mulungu
erythrina mulungu
This really awesome ethnobotanical is closely related to the Coca plant! It has many of the same qualities as Coca, and kratom as well!



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Cannabis Psilocybin And Claude Rifat

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First let's talk about the hero which provided much of the research cited in this article. Believe it or not, this man was also credited with supplying seeds of Mitragyna speciosa outside Thailand, which makes him worthy of our gratitude. His name is Claude Rifat, and you probably recognize the name "rifat" from many vendors who sell strains named after this guy. He's a French biologist, psychonaut, political activist, writer, and researcher. He distinguishes oneirogens into two categories which I will discuss in the next paragraph. Oneirogen, by the way, means "dream generating".


Claude's considers pre-oneirogens as substances that increase the production of hypnagogic imagery as well as hypnopompic imagery. These are two states of consciousness that have to do with entering sleep, and awakening from sleep. The fact that this brilliant researcher was able to break down this classification into even more detailed sub-categories can really help a psychonaut who's learning about various types of dream inducing plants. The idea is to utilize specific types of oneirogens at the right time, and in the right fashion.


The most interesting part of his work I think is the fact that he discovered that both Cannabis and Psilocybin are actually pre-oneirogens! A lot of oneironauts ( dream explorers ) claim that Marijuana makes lucid dreaming and dream recall more difficult, and this may be true. The point of his research I believe is that these substances tend to stimulate our awareness and expand our consciousness in the waking state. Thus, when used properly one should be able to use them to enhance their lucidity and practices that revolve around the art.


Another interesting point that i'd like to add, which many people are unaware of, is that the active ingredients in psilocybin mushrooms are literally forms of DMT. DMT is the active chemical in our brains associated with sleep, dreams, and other mystical experiences. Psilocin is actually 4-HO-DMT, while psilocybin is literally 4-PO-DMT. Because of this, is it any surprise that these substances are oneirogenic in nature? It also makes you wonder why they are illegal. I wanted to take one last minute to give a shout out to MAPS. Please feel free to check them out and support their work. MAPS stands for Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies and they are very important people for this world.



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Toro, G., & Thomas, B. (2007). Drugs of the dreaming: oneirogens: Salvia divinorum and other dream-enhancing plants. Rochester, VT: Park Street Press.

Claude Rifat. (2016, March 10). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 19:51, February 8, 2017, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Claude_Rifat&oldid=709367693


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