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>From TIHKAL, pg. 582:
> "Tryptophan, a natural and nutritionally essential amino-acid, is a
> centrally active intoxicant and sleep-provider in man. It is converted
> metabolically to tryptamine, which is a little bit psychedelic. When
> administered with methionine (another amino-acid known to methylate
> things) it produces methylated tryptamines, the two best-studied
> being...NMT and DMT. The effects that result are hard to categorize,
> reflecting the diagnostic status of the patient."
> Anyone have more info? What are some of these results? Anyone
> played with this combination? Anyone know of studies on the subject?

Response from unknown individual...

The basic egg has ~370 mg of methionine and ~140 mg of tryptophan.