Tihkal has ratings and 18 reviews. Andrew said: Awesome. RIP!As I exhaled I became terribly afraid, my heart very rapid and strong, palms sweating. TiHKAL: The Continuation is a book written by Alexander Shulgin and Ann Shulgin about a family of psychoactive drugs known as tryptamines. TiHKAL is. This HTML version of TiHKAL was created by Bo Lawler with the help of Erowid. The content was generously provided in electronic format by the Authors.

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Essential reading for anyone. The Continuation by Alexander Shulgin. Mar 10, Mark rated it it was amazing. Dec 05, Rose rated it it was amazing. Sharlene Campbell rated it it was ok Feb 11, Lying to ourselves is no path for enlightenment.

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Tihal am still in love with the Shulgins and I sorely wish I could meet them although sadly I hear Alexander’s health probably won’t allow that. Part 2 of TiHKAL may be distributed for non-commerical reproduction provided that the introductory material, copyright notice, cautionary notice and ordering information remain attached.

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Fascinating insights into how the mind works is here, even if the book reads like a standard text on the physical, quantitative properties of the chemicals which allow this to happen. Being a neuroscientist I thikal put the Shulgins on a pedestal. All that can be experienced, and all the experiencer is. But still, few have achieved this level of understanding in an entire lifetime. To ask other readers questions about Tihkalplease sign up. Want to Read saving….


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It is an endogenous component of the human brain. Besides the plethora of more research still to be done, what more is there to say about this book? But it apparently has use as a base for molecules that are basically drugs, and psychedelic, just put some carbon or oxygen and some nitrogen on it and it’ll be active, smokeable, or can be taken orally, or injected intravenously or muscularly for effect.

TIHKAL (Tryptamines I Have Known and Loved): The Continuation

Alexander and Ann Shulgin. The first part, for which all rights are reserved, begins with a fictionalized autobiography, picking up where the similar section of PIHKAL left off; it then continues with a collection of essays on topics ranging from psychotherapy and the Jungian mind to the prevalence of DMT in nature, ayahuasca and the War on Drugs. All phenomena is a change through chemical reactivity. Tryptamines i Have Known And Loved: This indole molecule is also heavily aromatic, being found in feces and flowers as well as having use as a scent in chemical sprays, having a particular smell.

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If there’s one carbon atom on a substance it’s called meth or a methyl group and it will have three hydrogens on it which just fit in where they can, so if you have amphetamine and put a carbon somewhere on it it’ll be a methamphetamine, but if there’s two carbons it’s an ethyl group, similar to tihka, ethanol alcohol.


It is notably shorter in duration, unfortunately.

They are both absolutely brilliant and have evoked so many complex and powerful emotions in me through their writing. Retrieved from ” https: LSD is ithkal DMT except there’s more carbons stacked on it and one methyl group on the other nitrogen, and two ethyl groups on an amide instead of two methyls on an amine.

Benjamin Dean rated it really liked it Jan 18, A terrible sense of dread and doom filled me — I knew what was thkal, I knew I couldn’t stop it, but it was so devastating; I was being destroyed — all that was familiar, all reference points, all identity — all viciously shattered in a few seconds.

Jun 11, Andrew C. Its chemical structure is 5-hydroxytryptamine, a tryptamine skeleton with an oxygen on the five carbon, which is derived from the amino acid tryptophan – that therein being a benzene ring fused to a nitrogen containing pyrrole ring, together known as an indole ring.

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