LSD (d-lysergic acid diethylamide)—also known as acid, blotter and dots—is a powerful hallucinogenic drug manufactured from lysergic acid, which is found in a fungus that grows on rye and other grains.
Users take LSD for its psychotropic effects (trips), which usually last about 12 hours. LSD is primarily taken orally, either in the form of tablets, capsules, liquid or decorated absorbent paper that is dissolved on the tongue.
Psychological LSD effects depend largely on dosage, the user’s state of mind while using and their previous experiences. They include:
Physical LSD effects include:
LSD is not physically addictive, but many users develop psychological addictions to it, meaning they feel as though they need LSD even though they are not chemically dependent on it.
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