Plant Intoxicants

Plant Intoxicants

‘Plant Intoxicants’ is a pionering study of psychactive plants and their role in society. Initially published in Nuremberg in 1855, it is one of the first books to examine the cultivation, preparation, and consumption of the world’s major stimulants and inebriants. Drawing on his own…

Sacred Mushroom of Visions

Sacred Mushroom of Visions

Teonanácatl was the name given to the visionary mushrooms used in ancient Mesoamerican shamanic ceremonies, mushrooms that contain psilocybin, the psychoactive agent identified by Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, the discoverer of LSD. The rediscovery of these visionary mushrooms by the Mazatec healer Maria Sabina and…

Entheogens and the future of religion

Entheogens and the future of religion

The sensible use of entheogens is one of the most promising paths to deep spiritual insight for many people. The book provides a well-articulated, thoughtful and rational basis for understanding the power of psychedelic biochemicals to stimulate visionary experience. These essays make a strong case…

Plant Spirit Shamanism

Plant Spirit Shamanism

In this incredible book R. Heaven and H.G. Charing explore the use of one of the major allies of shamans for healing, seeing, dreaming and empowerment plant spirits. After observing great similarities in the use of plants among the shamans throughout the world, they discovered…

Plants of the Gods

Plants of the Gods

In the traditions of every culture, plants have been highly valued for their nourishing, healing, and transformative properties. The most powerful of those plants, which are known to transport the human mind into other dimensions of consciousness, have always been regarded as sacred. In this…

LSD Spirituality Creative Process

LSD Spirituality Creative Process

This book presents for the first time the results of one of the longest clinical studies of LSD ever undertaken and explores their implications regarding LSD’s influence on creativity, imagination and spirituality. In 1954 a Los Angeles psychiatrist began experimenting with a then new chemical…

Get Lost! The Cool Guide to Amsterdam

Get Lost! The Cool Guide to Amsterdam

(Only available in English) Aaron James Cole?s legendary Get Lost! guide is back with a completely revised and updated edition, leading travellers to the cheapest, funkiest and most delicious spots in Amsterdam. Whatever your scene, it?s the most up-to-date, practical, and amusing guide to this…

Acid diaries

Acid diaries

In THE ACID DIARIES, Gray details his experimentation with LSD over a period of three years and shares the startling realisation that his visions were weaving an ongoing story from trip to trip, revealing an underlying reality of personal and spiritual truths. Following the theories…

Dreamwork

Dreamwork

Full title: Dreamwork – Around the World and Across Time: An Anthology Dreamwork brings together compelling writings on dreams from the pioneers of Western psychology, modern psychotherapists, world religions and myths and from great philosophers, scientists, poets and more. This wide range of selections can…

Legal Highs

Legal Highs

Legal Highs is a concise encyclopedia of legal herbs and chemicals that possess psychoactive properties. Many of these potent substances are relatively unknown to both the general public and the legislatures. Legal Highs includes how they are obtained, how to use them and what their…

Sacred Vine of Spirits: Ayahuasca

Sacred Vine of Spirits: Ayahuasca

Ayahuasca is a hallucinogenic Amazonian plant mixture that has been used for hundreds, perhaps thousands, of years by native Indian and mestizo shamans in Peru, Colombia, and Ecuador for healing and divination. Many Western trained physicians and psychologists have acknowledged that this substance can allow…

Moksha

Moksha

Full title: Moksha: Aldous Huxley’s Classic Writings on Psychedelics and the Visionary Experience In May 1953 Aldous Huxley took four-tenths of a gramme of mescaline. The mystical and transcendent experience that followed set him off on an exploration that was to produce a revolutionary body…

Phantastica

Phantastica

The publication of Louis Lewin’s Phantastica in 1924 began an era of ethnobotany that is still flourishing today. Until Lewin, books on the use of drugs were purely works of anthropology, concerned with how people used these plants, rather than how the plants produced their…

Kava, The Pacific Elixir

Kava, The Pacific Elixir

The Definitive Guide to Its Ethnobotany, History, and Chemistry. The most comprehensive treatment of kava ever written, Kava: The Pacific Elixir summarizes the literature and research on a plant that is now considered comparable or superior to anti-stress prescription drug. Kava is consumed throughout the…

The Varieties of Psychedelic Experience

The Varieties of Psychedelic Experience

The Varieties of Psychedelic Experience” was published in 1966, just as the first legal restrictions on the use of psychedelic substances were being enacted. The authors’ pioneering work on the effects of LSD on the human psyche, which was viewed by its participants as possibly…

Uit je bol

Uit je bol

(Only available in Dutch!) Despite the international war on drugs”, a lot of young people occassionally use XTC, coke, or pot. Or they cultivate hallucinogenic mushrooms at home, without knowing what such a substance can do or what they could reach with it. This is…

Alles uber Psilos

Alles uber Psilos

This book is only available in Dutch and German. Handbuch Der Zauberpilze Der Autor zeigt auf eindrückliche Weise die Geschichte der ?Magic Mushrooms? . Angefangen bei der Entdeckung der heiligen Pilze in Mexiko über die ersten psychedelischen Wellen der siebziger Jahre, die Europa nebst LSD…

The Dream Book

The Dream Book

Full title: The Dream Book – Symbols for Self Understanding What does it mean if you dream you are being chased by someone or something night after night? What if you are flying or falling or spitting out teeth? Should you be embarrassed if you…

Dream images and symbols

Dream images and symbols

Full title: Dream images and symbols – A Dictionary This book breaks new ground. Building upon the very best that is currently available in the field of interpretation and imagery it contains more than 2500 dream images and symbols plus 10000 interpretations. The variety of…

Lucid Dreaming

Lucid Dreaming

Full title – Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self While lucid (consciously aware) in the dream state and able to act and interact with dream figures, objects, and settings, dream expert Robert Waggoner experienced something transformative and unexpected. He was able to interact consciously…

Birth of a psychedelic culture

Birth of a psychedelic culture

Full title: Birth of a psychedelic culture – Conversations about Leary, the Harvard Experiments, Millbrook and the Sixties Birth of a psychedelic culture shines a bright light on the exploratory culture of the time and experiments undertaken by Professors Timothy Leary, Richard Alpert (Ram Dass)…

Ayahuasca Reader

Ayahuasca Reader

Full title: Ayahuasca Reader – Encounters with the Amazons Sacred Ayahuasca is a sacred drink used for millennia by numerous indigenous groups primarily in the Upper Amazon and Orinoco basins for divination healing& other cosmogonic/shamanic purposes. The Ayahuasca Reader is a panorama of texts translated…

Inner Paths to Outer Space

Inner Paths to Outer Space

Full title: Inner Paths to Outer Space – Journeys to Alien Worlds through Psychedelics and Other Spiritual Technologies For thousands of years, voyagers of inner space – spiritual seekers, shamans and psychoactive drug users – have returned from their inner imaginal travels reporting encounters with…

Closet Cultivator

Closet Cultivator

Full title: Closet Cultivator Closet Cultivator shows how to set up the ideal garden and covers the newest growing techniques in plain English – not technical jargon. The step-by-step directions will enable anyone to grow and harvest the highest quality marijuana. It’s the perfect book…

A Psychonaut’s Guide to the Invisible Landscape

A Psychonaut’s Guide to the Invisible Landscape

Full title A Psychonaut’s Guide to the Invisible Landscape: The Topography of the Psychedelic Experience Journeying into the invisible world revealed by his use of the dissociative psychedelic DXM (dextromethorphan) Dan Carpenter found that what he experienced was not simply subjective sensations and psychological states…

Ayahuasca

Ayahuasca

Full title: Ayahuasca The Visionary and Healing Powers of the Vine of the Soul Ayahuasca is an autobiographical account of the author’s work with ayahuasca a potent and sacred plant brew of the Amazon region that is known for its extraordinary visionary and healing powers.…

Spiritual Growth with Entheogens

Spiritual Growth with Entheogens

Full title: Spiritual Growth with Entheogens – Psychoactive Sacramentals – From the Good Friday Experiment to the Direct Experience of the Divine Modern organised religion is based predominantly on secondary religious experience – we read about others’ extraordinary direct spiritual encounters in the distant past…

GOA: 20 Years Of Psychedelic Trance

GOA: 20 Years Of Psychedelic Trance

GOA: 20 Years Of Psychedelic Trance is a unique book about the Goatrance movement, an anthology of the international Goa and Psytrance generation. It is the first book that describes the scene as a whole. The articles are written by 41 insiders of the international…

De hypocrisie van de achterdeur

De hypocrisie van de achterdeur

This book is only available in Dutch. De invoering van een wietpas, protesterende coffeeshophouders en een burgemeester van Maastricht die verklaart dat het (tijdelijk) sluiten van coffeeshops de lokale samenleving ontwricht: het gedoogbeleid staat meer dan ooit in de schijnwerpers. Reden om dat beleid kritisch…

Opium Poppy Garden

Opium Poppy Garden

The Way of a Chinese Grower. A complete guide to cultivating and harvesting the beautiful opium poppy. The opium poppy is a potent plant that has been used for thousands of years to alleviate suffering. The use of plant substances as alternatives to synthetic medicines…