DMT, like many mind altering substances, has been around since the dawn of human civilizations. In the US in 1931 this chemical compound was first scientifically synthesized by chemists.
It was not until the 1950’s, that scientists discovered it has already occurred in nature for millions of years. The first found documentation of DMT dates back to as early as the 8th century AD.
Many South American shamans have been using a plant containing DMT for spirituality, and ceremonies for hundreds and thousands of years.
Many other ancient civilizations, such as the Ancient Egyptians, have been doing studies on the Pineal Gland and the uses of it since the time of the mummies.
During mummification, the Egyptians would throw away the entire brain but save the Pineal Gland in a sacred jar to be buried with the dead. They believed it was this gland that was responsible for human consciousness.
The Ancient Egyptians and the South
Americans were two of the many ancient civilizations and great
thinkers to take interest in this mysterious part of our body.