Practical LSD Manufacture provides the most detailed, comprehensive and concise description ever of several of the methods employed in the preparation of lysergic acid diethylamide, or LSD, from natural sources! Uncle Fester also offers a breakthrough in the literature of psychedelic chemistry: a simple process for extracting the hallucinogenic drug TMA-2 from the commonly found and easily grown calamus plant.
Natural sources of the lysergic amides, including harvesting procedures for ergot-infested rye and Spartina marsh grasses
Methods of extraction and isolation of the lysergic acid amides
An interpretation of LSD-progenitor Albert Hofmann's patented 'one-pot shot' method of LSD synthesis, plus purification and storage techniques
A never-before-published presentation of 'Method X,' wherein a propionic anhydride mixes with lysergic acid, allowing for a much-improved synthesis
A section on solvent management, a crucial but often overlooked detail all chemists should be aware of
New recipes which further enable the clandestine operator to lower his or her profile
And much, much more
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