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DMT: You Cannot Imagine a Stranger Drug or Stranger Experience

• arclein
N,N-dimethyltryptamine, or DMT, is an illegal, psychedelic tryptamine compound found in the human body and at least ~60 species of plants worldwide. Rick Strassman, MD, described it as ?the first endogenous human psychedelic? in DMT: The Spirit Molecule (2000), and in an interview in 2011 said that DMT ?seems to actually be a necessary component of normal brain function.? Terence McKenna (who, ?more than anyone,? Strassman wrote in 2000, ?has raised awareness of DMT, through lectures, books, interviews, and recordings, to its present unprecedented level?) called DMT ?the most powerful hallucinog