LSD is the most potent hallucinogen known to man. It is manufactured from lysergic acid, which is found in ergot, a fungus that grows on rye and other grains.
Chemist Albert Hofman, first synthesized LSD in 1938 in Switzerland.
LSD comes in tablets, capsules, liquid, and colored powder and may be taken orally, snorted, or smoked.
Short term effects: In 30 to 90 minutes of ingestion the user will have dilated pupils, increased body temperature, increased heart rate, increased blood pressure, sweating, loss of appetite, sleeplessness, dry mouth, and tremors.
Sensations may seem to “cross over” for the user, giving the feeling of hearing colors and seeing sounds.
Long term effects: Flashbacks, psychosis, schizophrenia, severe depression, aggression, violence, compulsive drug seeking behavior, and drug tolerance.
Flashbacks can occur weeks, months, or years after cessation of the drug.
LSD soaked papers come in colorful sheets where each square is considered one dose.
Street Names: Acid, Blotter avid, Cid, Doses, Dots, Trips, Window pane, Mellow yellow