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Mescaline

"Mescaline" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Hallucinogenic alkaloid isolated from the flowering heads (peyote) of Lophophora (formerly Anhalonium) williamsii, a Mexican cactus used in Indian religious rites and as an experimental psychotomimetic. Among its cellular effects are agonist actions at some types of serotonin receptors. It has no accepted therapeutic uses although it is legal for religious use by members of the Native American Church.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Mescaline" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Mescaline" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1 publications over 1 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2005
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