Research Sources and Organizations

The Vaults of Erowid is an online library of information about psychoactive plants and chemicals and related topics.The library contains over 14,000 documents related to psychoactives including images, research summaries & abstracts, media articles, experience reports, information on chemistry, dosage, effects, law, health, traditional & spiritual use, and drug testing.

Heffter Research Institute
The mission of HRI is to conduct research of the highest scientific quality with psychedelic substances in order to contribute to a greater understanding of the mind, leading to the improvement of the human condition, and the alleviation of suffering.
The site of Rick J. Strassman MD, author of DMT: The Spirit Molecule. A Doctor's Revolutionary Research into Near-Death and Mystical Experiences. This book describes the first new human research with psychedelics in the US in over 20 years, which involved DMT, a naturally occurring psychedelic found in all of our bodies, and in the legendary psychedelic compound, ayahuasca.

Visit the site of Catarino Carrillo Sanchez, Huichole singer.
Sponsored by INSPIRING LEADERS, a non-profit forming to promote research in shamanism. Also visit:

The Wixárika Research Center is a 501(c)3 nonprofit public foundation founded and registered in the State of California in May of 2001. We strive to promote public awareness of the Wixárika (Huichol) culture of Mexico through an online archive of their art, history, and culture along with a news section dedicated to current events. In addition to the archive, we provide support for community initiatives that advance and preserve Wixárika culture and territory.