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McKenna DJ, Towers GH. 
“On the comparative ethnopharmacology of malpighiaceous and myristicaceous hallucinogens”. 
J Psychoactive Drugs. 1985 Jan-Mar 23;17(1):35-9.
This article discusses comparative ethnographic, ethnobotanical, phytochemical and pharmacological aspects of two Amazonian hallucinogens. The hallucinogenic drink ayahuasca is prepared from the liana Banisteriopsis caapi (Malpighiaceae) and sundry admixture plants, notably Diplopterys cabrerana and various Psychotria spp. (Schultes 1957). The cambial resin of certain members of the genus Virola (Myristicaceae) is the source of hallucinogenic snuffs and oraliy ingested hallucinogenic pastes used by some tribes (Schultes 1979).
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