doesn't negotiate with terriers
- Sep 15, 2013
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Cheers. I've got a scrapbook full of old newspaper clippings and the like of raves I used to go to that included an LSD tab hidden under a clipping and sealed in sellotape .. I told someone I knew about it and he insisted on having this nearly 30 years old tab so he could drop it. It had no effect on him he reported.Addition of strychnine to LSD is something of an urban legend that dates back to the 1960s.
In his book LSD: My Problem Child Albert Hofmann mentions one anecdote about strychnine being found in a powder containing LSD. This may or my not be the source of the association between LSD and strychnine. To the best of my knowledge this is the only documented case confirming the two substances were really ever found together.
From the late 1960s through the 1970s there was a persistent bit of street drug lore claiming strychnine was deliberately added to LSD to either enhance (a) color in the visual effects or (b) the somatic / physical tweaks known as "body rushes." I never heard any reasonable explanation for how strychnine was supposed to enhance visuals. The body rush version makes more (theoretical) sense, given strychnine's hallmark effects on muscles.
Nonsense. LSD and strychnine are entirely different organic compounds. LSD can degrade over time, but in doing so it turns into other ergotamine type compounds which are toxic - not strychnine.