Pihkal: A Chemical Love Story - Study Guides, Essays.
This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on Pihkal: A Chemical Love Story by Alexander Shulgin. This book is a slightly fictionalized account of how the two authors—Alexander and Ann Shulgin—begin their relationship, marry and continue to live with another.
Alexander “Sasha” Shulgin, perhaps the greatest psychedelic research chemist of all time, passed away on June 2, 2014, just 15 days before his 89th birthday.
A psychonaut is a person who experiences intentionally induced altered states of consciousness and claims to use the experience to investigate his.
Alexander Shulgin was the next person to come in contact with the drug. Shulgin after parting ways with Dow chemicals, began to prolong his research on new compounds and specializing in the phenethylamines family of drugs, which are central nervous stimulants.
Alexander Shulgin worked as a biochemist for Dow chemicals, and was pursuing an “interest in psychedelics on the sly.” (Reynolds 1998, pg 22). Having been successful with Dow, he was able to set up his own government approved laboratory, allowing him to legally produce the chemicals he wanted.
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The drug MDMA did not go anywhere until Alexander Shulgin used it in 1966 to study psychopharmacology of hallucinogens (Freudenmann, 2006). It was used by Dr. Leo Zeff for psychiatric counselling for its therapeutic uses were illegal in the United States.