Haoma and Harmaline: A Critical Analysis

CANNABIS CULTURE – Just as the identification of the Fly agaric mushroom as Soma has been widely accepted, the Harmaline containing plant Syrian rue has come to be identified with the Persian Haoma, and this is largely due to the exhaustive work of David Stophlet Flattery and Martin Schwartz in their admirable book Haoma and Harmaline (1989). Noting that the modern plant used in the Haoma ritual Ephedra had none of the psychoactive properties alluded…

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Author: Chris Bennett