The botanical origins of a medieval madness: a brief history of LSD | Curio

The botanical origins of a medieval madness: a brief history of LSD

12 mins | Jun 14, 2017

Often the hallucinations lead the sufferer to believe he was crawling with insects or engulfed in flames. Laurent Merceron, writing in Lapham’s Quarterly, explores the origins of LSD in the botanical roots of medieval madness.

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From Lapham's Quarterly