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This information is based on a systematic review of scientific literature, and was peer- reviewed and edited by contributors to the Natural Standard Research Collaboration ( Dawn Costa, BA, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Nicole Giese, MS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); James Hegarty, PharmD (Massachusetts College of Pharmacy); Shaina Tanguay- Colucci, BS (Natural Standard Research Collaboration); Catherine Ulbricht, PharmD (Massachusetts General Hospital); Wendy Weissner, BA (Natural Standard Research Collaboration).


DISCLAIMER: Natural Standard developed the above evidence- based information based on a thorough systematic review of the available scientific articles. For comprehensive information about alternative and complementary therapies on the professional level, go to Selected references are listed below.

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Calabrese JD. Spiritual healing and human development in the Native American church: toward a cultural psychiatry of peyote. Psychoanal.Rev. 1997;84(2):237- 255.

Carod Artal FJ. [Neurological syndromes associated with the ingestion of plants and fungi with a toxic component (II). Hallucinogenic fungi and plants, mycotoxins and medicinal herbs]. Rev Neurol 5- 16- 2003;36(10):951- 960.

de Rios MD, Grob CS, Baker JR. Hallucinogens and redemption. J Psychoactive Drugs 2002;34(3):239- 248.

Fickenscher A, Novins DK, Manson SM. Illicit peyote use among American Indian adolescents in substance abuse treatment: a preliminary investigation. Subst.Use.Misuse. 2006;41(8):1139- 1154.

Franco- Molina M, Gomez- Flores R, Tamez- Guerra P, et al. In vitro immunopotentiating properties and tumour cell toxicity induced by Lophophora williamsii (peyote) cactus methanolic extract. Phytother.Res. 2003;17(9):1076- 1081.

Gilmore HT. Peyote use during pregnancy. S.D.J.Med. 2001;54(1):27- 29.

Halpern JH, Sherwood AR, Hudson JI, et al. Psychological and cognitive effects of long- term peyote use among Native Americans. Biol Psychiatry 10- 15- 2005;58(8):624- 631.

Hashimoto H, Clyde VJ, Parko KL. Botulism from peyote. N.Engl.J.Med. 7- 16- 1998;339(3):203- 204.

Henry JL, Epley J, Rohrig TP. The analysis and distribution of mescaline in postmortem tissues. J Anal.Toxicol 2003;27(6):381- 382.

Huttlinger KW, Tanner D. The Peyote way: implications for Culture Care theory. J.Transcult.Nurs. 1994;5(2):5- 11.

Lu BY, Woofter C, Escalona R. A case of prolonged peyote- induced psychosis resolved by sleep. J.Clin.Psychiatry 2004;65(10):1433- 1434.

Nolte KB, Zumwalt RE. Fatal peyote ingestion associated with Mallory- Weiss lacerations. West J.Med. 1999;170(6):328.

Padula PA, Friedmann LW. Acquired amputation and prostheses before the sixteenth century. Angiology 1987;38(2 Pt 1):133- 141.

Schwartz RH. Mescaline: a survey. Am Fam.Physician 1988;37(4):122- 124.

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