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Aaronson, Bernard, 186

absinthe, as aphrodisiac, 102

aconite, 7,13,127

Acosta, Christoval,, 126

Adams, Roger, 139-140

addiction, theories about, 94, 216, 229-230.

See also opiates; names of drugs adrenochrome, 255 Africanus, Leo, 126 agara tree, 79 Agave, 56

Aiken, John, 61, 208 Aiken, Louisa, 61,208 alcohol, 91-93, 96, 217, 225, 314 addiction to, 93,168,197,230 as aphrodisiac, 102 beverage industry and, 91 consumption statistics, U.S., 91 effects of, 91-93 histoid of, 91

22,23,28,231 interaction with other substances, 93, 106,

242,244:245,255 pharmacology and, 231, 233, 242 prohibition, 28, 137, 282 religious uses of, 31, 35, 37, 38, 39,40, 41-43,44,46,55,56 Akott, Louisa M., 104 Aidrich, Michael, 87, 89 Aldrich, Thomas Bailey, 132 Alexander the Great, 6,119,120,217 Algren, Nelson, 283

alkaloids, 21-23,66-67, 183-184, 222.See also atropine; cocaine; datura; harmine; henbane; indole; isaxazole; mandrake; nightshades; phcnylcthyl amine; tropanc Allegro, John M., 43,70 Alien, Steve, 185 Alles, Gordon, 26, 209, 237

Alpert, Richard (Baba Ram Dass)y 30, 101, 184,

185,192,193,208,212 alpha-chloralose, 255

AM A (American Medical Association), 138, 257,312-313

Amanita muscaria mushroom, 3,31,66,69-71,197,281-282 chemistry of, 70 effects of, 70-71 geographical distribution, 70 history of, 70

religious use of, 35, 38,43, 198 use of, 70 varieties of, 69 Amasec, 241

ami trip ty line hydrochloride, 247 amobarbilal, 243, 256 amo-secobarbital, 243 amphetamines, 106, 195,209,236-241 as aphrodisiac, 108, 110, 209 cocaine and, 175 dealing in, 282-283 in history of drugs, 26 medicaJ uses of, 236 pharmacology and, 236-241, 256, 258 chemisttiy, 237-238 effects, primary and adverse, 238-240 non-amphetamine stimulants, 241 popularity, 236 terms for, 236 psychedelics, 209 amyl nitrite, 255 as aphrodisiac, 104-106 effects, 255 Amytal^ 243

analgesics, pharmacology and, 252, 259 Darvon,252 Percodan, 252 synthetic opiates, 253 See also aspiuin; opiates anesthetics, pharmacology and, 236, 247-252 ether, 251-252 nitrous oxide, 235,247-251 Angel Dust. SeĀ© PCP

AnsJlnger, Harry J,, 26, 98,137-138,139,140,

143, 144, 152, 314 Antony, Mark, 5 anticoagulants, alcohol and, 93 antidepressants, 247, 259, 282

alcohol and, 93 antihistamines, 106, 255, 259 A PC (aspirin, phenacetin, caffeine), 252 aphrodisiacs, 97-114 absinthe, 102

alcohoL, 102

amphetamines, 108, 110,209

amyl nitrite, 104-106

caffeine-like alkaloids, 108, 110

cannabis (marijuana), 102, 104, 135

chocolate, 56, 89, 106

cocaine, 97,108-110,169

damiana,106-107

datura, 67,101-102

deadly nightshade, 101-102

fugu, 112-114

hallucinogens, 98-99

hashish, 98, 104

henbane, 101-102

kavakava, 106, 107

L-dopa, 107

licorice root, 108

mandrake, 101-102

methaqualone, 97-98, 99, 244

opium, 104, 105, 106

other crude compounds, 112-114

pemoline magnesium, 108, 110

rocket plant, 112

sarsaparllla, 108

satyrion, 112

Spanish Fly, 107-108

strychnine, 106

yage, 106

yohimbine, 77,106,260 vitamins, 110 apomorphine, 255 Arcter, Guy, 311 AristotJe, 6

Armstrong, Louis, 137

arrests, legal advice and, 304-306

choosing lawyer, 305 Artaud, A., 205 asarone, 73, 255

Aschenbrandt, Theodore D., 166, 167, 236 Ashley, Richard, 139,177 Asian Connection, 268, 275-276, 283-284 aspirin, 93, 96, 252 Atahualpa, 55

atropine, 21, 67, 68, 69, 101, 255-256. See also nightshades Aubert-Roche, Louis, 129 automobile searches, legal advice on, 304-305

Avicenna, 13, 84 Axton, Hoyt, 176

Aztecs, psychotropic plants and, 56-58, 68, 79,197-198,199

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