San Pedro cactus - Trichocereus Pachanoi

Here are some pictures of the Trichocereus Pachanoi or San Pedro cactus. These cacti are known for containing mescaline and other alkaloids (not alkanoids):
  • mescaline (3,4,5-trimethoxy-B-phenethylamine)
  • 3-methoxy-4-hydroxy-B-phenethylamine
  • 3,5-dimethoxy-4-hydroxy-B-phenethylamine
  • 3-methoxytyramine (3-methoxy-tyramine)
  • 3,4-dimethoxy-phenethylamine (3,4-dimethoxyphen-ethylamine)
  • 3,4-dimethoxy-4-hydroxy-B-phenethylamine
  • tyramine
  • hordinenine
  • anhalaninine
  • anhalonidine

Other mescaline containing cacti are Trichocereus Peruvianus or Peruvian Torch and Lophophora Williamsii or Peyote.

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