9 Interesting Facts about Hallucinogens Effects
Hallucinogens are psychedelic drugs that change a person’s perception of reality. People often abuse these drugs for recreational purposes. Thus, one can use hallucinogens to relax, detach from reality, or to relieve stress.
Hallucinogens effects and facts
- Hallucinogens change the perception function of our nervous system. Therefore, hallucinogens users may experience a pleasant and intense high, euphoria, or a horrifying and awful experience.
- Hallucinogens abuse may cause many negative effects. These effects will vary from person to person. The most common side effects that hallucinogens may cause include dizziness, confusion, blurred vision, or a fast heart rate. Many people may experience different hallucinations like hearing or seeing things that are not real, as well as time and place distortion.
- Hallucinogens are both synthetically and plant-derived substances. These drugs are extracted from several Amazonian plants or certain types of mushrooms.
- The most commonly known hallucinogens include ketamine, LSD, peyote, salvia Divinorum, psilocybin (magic mushroom), PCP (angel dust), and ayahuasca.
- These drugs come in various forms, such as powder, tablets, liquid or tea. Thus, one can brew them into a tea, swallow them as liquid, tablets or pills, snort, inject, smoke or consume these drugs raw or dried.
- The effects of hallucinogens occur within 20 to 90 minutes and last up to 6 or 12 hours after their administration.
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