Scientists Uncover 1,000-Year-Old Shamanic Pouch with Hallucinogens


The remains of a fox-snout pouch believed to have been owned by a South American shaman a thousand years ago has revealed traces of powerful hallucinogenic drugs.The ancient find indicates people were not only using single plants known to produce hallucinations, but were blending various plants to create potent compounds which could result in lengthier and more powerful trips.Anthropologists made the rare find in the now-dry Sora River valley in…

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