Pharmako/Dynamis, Revised and Updated

Pharmako/Dynamis, Revised and Updated

Stimulating Plants, Potions, and Herbcraft

Author: Dale Pendell

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Dive into the potent world of plant-based stimulants and empathogens with Pharmako/Dynamis—Volume 2 of Dale Pendell’s authoritative Pharmako trilogy.

Embark on an enriching journey through nature’s stimulants—and our complex relationship with them—in Pharmako/Dynamis: Stimulating Plants, Potions, and Herbcraft. Pendell’s poetic narrative expertly weaves together scientific understanding and enchanting literature, making this book an enticing read for enthusiasts, herbalists, and psychonauts alike.

Readers will delve deeper into the fascinating universe of psychoactive plants, investigating a variety of stimulants and empathogens, each with its own unique history, usage, and cultural significance:

  • Amphetamines
  • Betel (Areca catechu)
  • Chocolate
  • Coca (Erythroxylum coca)
  • Coffee
  • Khat (Catha edulis)
  • Kola (Kola nitida)
  • Ma huang (Ephedra)
  • MDMA (Ecstasy)
  • Tea
  • And more

The book explores these substances in detail and more, offering a profound understanding of their impact and roles. With an engaging blend of scientific knowledge, historical context, and spiritual insights, Pendell presents a meticulously detailed study of each psychoactive substance. His authoritative and delightfully playful voice elucidates not just the pharmacological aspects, but also the subtle effects of these substances on human consciousness.

This volume is more than just a resource; it’s a thrilling voyage into the intricate dance between humans and the psychoactive plant kingdom.

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Release Date: 2010-09-28
Paperback 9781556438035

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