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The Spirit Molecule explores the enigmatic dimethyltryptamine (DMT), a molecule found throughout nature, and considered the most potent psychedelic.
The Spirit Molecule weaves an account of Dr. Rick Strassman's groundbreaking DMT research through a multifaceted approach to this intriguing hallucinogen found in the human brain and hundreds of plants.
Utilizing interviews with a variety of
experts to explain their thoughts and experiences with DMT within
their respective fields, and discussions with Strassman's research
volunteers brings to life the awesome effects of this compound, and
far-reaching theories regarding its role in human consciousness.
Our expert contributors offer a comprehensive collection of information, opinions, and speculation about indigenous use of DMT, the history and future of psychedelic research, and current DMT research.
All this, to help us understand the
nature of the DMT experience, and its role in human society and
Dimethyltryptamine (DMT), also known as N,N-dimethyltryptamine, is a naturally-occurring tryptamine and potent psychedelic drug, found not only in many plants, but also in trace amounts in the human body where its natural function is undetermined.
DMT is created in small amounts by the human body during normal metabolism by the enzyme tryptamine-N-methyltransferase.
Many cultures, indigenous and modern, ingest DMT as a psychedelic in extracted or synthesized forms.
Chances are you have answered at least one of these questions.
Now you are most likely wondering,
All though you may have no idea what DMT
is, chances are you have experienced it at least a few times this
During your REM (rapid eye movement) cycle of sleep, this chemical is released into the bloodstream. This is what causes you to dream, and have a sense of “being” while you are in that dream process.
Why this chemical is released during
your REM cycle? That is one of the many mysteries surrounding this
A Molecule Found Throughout Nature
The Spirit Molecule