Common abbreviation for N,N-Dimethyltrypatime
. This chemical has a highly interesting coincidence of properties:
Widely considered to be the most powerful psychedelic compound known (Salvia Divinorum being the other contender).
- One of the shortest-acting entheogens known (approx. 5-10 minutes).
- The most "natural" psychedelic there is (it is already in your brain as a neurotransmitter and ubiquitous in the plant and animal kingdoms).
DMT comes in various forms: laboratory synthetic, plant extraction, toad venom (all smokeable) and the orally-ingested ayahuasca
) common in South America. Terence McKenna
was one of the biggest proponents of the sacrament
al use of DMT for its ability to transport one into another dimension. Essentially, a full-dose DMT trip is an instant out of body experience
). Interestingly, there is a strong correspondence between different peoples' experiences on DMT--to a startlingly specific degree--leading many to believe in the concrete reality of DMT space.