A few interesting places to check out on the web:
BOOKS & MAGAZINES
American Botanical Council
Publisher of the wonderful quarterly journal HerbalGram, which presents
information on the chemistry, culture, and use of medicinal and psychoactive
herbs. Frequently discusses happenings surrounding FDA regulations and
attempts to regulate herbs. A definite must. The American Botanical Council
also publishes numerous excellent books and monographs on herbs.
Hard-to-find, out-of-print books and ephemera related to psychedelia. Great
service, wonderful selection. We're ecstatic that they are finally on the
web! This is one of our favorite companies.
The absolute best overall source on the web for books on psychoactive drugs
from different publishers. Good prices, fast service, great selection. Highly
Ronin Publishing, Inc.
Publishing a prolific number of entheogen-related titles, Ronin has been the
foremost publisher in the area of "street drugs and culture" for many years.
The lowest price for any Ronin titles can be had by ordering directly from
them, and they offer discounts for payment via money order.
Writings and rants from the technical editor of The Entheogen Review.
Information on how to order K. Trout's books and monographs directly. And a
nice selection of links.
Leads you through some interesting territory, including the King Bong web
site, which sells all manner of entheogens legal to the United Kingdom.
Excellent selection of seeds, plants, and dried herbs, as well as books,
water filters, vegetable oils, and many other products.
Just the stuff you want: Diplopterys cabrerana, Psychotria viridis,
Banisteriopsis caapi, Virola calophylla bark, Salvia divinorum, Tabernanthe
iboga, Mimosa hostilis (= M. tenuiflora) and more.
Native Habitat Ethnobotanicals
Most of the relevant plants and seeds, including the best variety of
Brugmansia and Datura species available anywhere.
Carries a nice selection of plants and seeds. This is the only source that we
are aware of for Mitragyna speciosa (kratom) plants. Their web site has a
lot of good information on the products that they sell.
THE ONES THAT STAIN BLUE
Vendors of Psilocybe cubensis spore prints from Texas. Good prices, reliable
Tools, supplies, field guides, T-shirts, videos, and cultivation books for
Supplies and equipment to grow any kind of mushrooms; check 'em out!
The Spore Works
Rare and exotic mushroom spores, including various Psilocybe species. Lots of
growing information on the site too.
The International Association for Cognitive Liberty
An international non-profit association that seeks to foster cognitive
liberty; the right of each individual to think independently, to use the full
spectrum of his or her mind, and to engage in multiple modes of thought and
alternative states of consciousness.
Best of the web, period. Most reliable, well-referenced site on illicit
psychoactive drugs and the mind states they engender. Think of them as the
PBS of the web, and remember to donate some funds towards keeping this
valuable reference running to its best ability.
The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies
Established in 1986, MAPS is the inspirational torch-bearer for above-ground
psychedelic research. Becoming a member in MAPS is one of the most productive
things that you can do towards changing the oppressive laws against
psychedelics by helping to support government-approved research proving the
numerous benefits of these drugs.