Lysergic acid diethylamide - a psychedelic and hallucinogenic drug substance, better known as LSD.On the black market the drug most often found in the form of a solution, which is impregnated blotting paper ("Marks"), or applied to a piece of sugar.The drug is almost always consumed orally.
substance was first produced by Swiss chemist A. Hofmann in 1938.Lysergic acid diethylamide d promised to open a new era in the treatment of psychiatric disorders, but it did not happen.Instead, it came the era of mass consumption of drugs.
diethylamide of lysergic acid is substantially water-insoluble solid which crystallizes as prisms.Color, smell and taste it has.As a representative amine compound may form salts with inorganic and organic acids, which are usually dissolved in water well.However, they retain the physiological activity of the parent compound.
lysergic acid diethylamide prepared by reacting diethylamine with lysergic acid, which is derived from a fungus ergot alkaloids parasitizing on different
Biochemistry effect of the compound on the body is not completely unclear.Lysergic acid diethylamide, the chemical structure similar to the one of the natural mediators organism - serotonin.He is responsible for the transmission of nerve impulses, the state of rest and sleep, and also regulates the storage of energy.Psychoactive effects of LSD appears in all the ways it enters the body.There are three stages of the drug.
initial stage lasts up to 1.5 hours.Lysergic acid dimethyl operates individually for each person.However, most users report dizziness, agitated, sometimes anxiety.At the same time pupils dilate and the skin turns pale or reddens - the man throws, then cold, then hot.Breathing slows, the pulse becomes rapid, there may be a violation of the coordination of movement.The colors seem more vivid and bright, begin to bend the plane waves or rhythmic pulse, and a variety of objects while moving left gradually disappearing train.
second stage lasts somewhere in 8-12 hours.All the effects are stronger and more intense.There are hallucinations and visions that materialize out of nowhere - out of the fog, the lines on the hands of any subject.Feelings can be mixed.Color can be a sound, and vice versa.Upon reaching the peak time stops.People feel in a different world.Someone feels a part of the universe, and someone he gets it.
Some people can be very jitters.Sometimes it happens that at this stage there is a psychosis associated with paranoia.In this case, you need to seek medical help.LSD should be treated with caution, as the drug can lead to various mental disorders.In the final stage the effects are on the decline, and several hours later completely stopped.