Alexander “Sasha” Shulgin, Ph.D.
This nOde last updated November 28th, 2002 and is permanently morphing…
(7 K’an (Corn) / 17 Keh (Red) – 124/260 – 22.214.171.124.4)
began his career at Dow Chemical in the fifties.
the stepfather of ecstasy.
authored _PIHKAL: A Chemical Love Story_ (Phenylethylamines I Have Known and Loved) co-authored with his wife, Ann Shulgin
A teacher, expert witness, and outspoken proponent of legalization, Shulgin had many friends in the law-enforcement community and long held a license to analyze scheduled compounds.
Consultant, B.A. in Chemistry, Ph.D. in Biochemistry. Published over 200 scientific papers on the design, synthesis and psychonautic bioessays of Mescaline and DMT analogues. Co-author with his wife Ann of _Pihkal_ and _Tihkal_.
(“Phenylethylamines i have known and loved”, “tryptamines i have known and loved”)
There is a wealth of information built into us … tucked away in the genetic material in every one of our cells … without some means of access, there is no way even to begin to guess at the extent and quality of what is there. The psychedelic drugs allow exploration of this interior world, and insights into its nature. — Alexander Shulgin
“All states are temporary.” – Ann Shulgin