Peruvian Torch Cactus ( Trichocereus peruvianus)


Peruvian Torch Cactus ( Trichocereus peruvianus)

The Peruvian Torch cactus (Echinopsis peruviana) originates in the Andes mountains of Peru and Ecuador where this mescaline cactus grows at an altitude of 2000-3000 meter. Nowadays this cactus can be found in other parts of the Andes, such as the Argentinean and Bolivian mountains. The Peruvian Torch is a rapidly growing cactus: under the right circumstances, this cactus can grow up to 30 to 40 cm a year.

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Peruvian Torch Cactus is native to the high Andes. They are a very hardy and easy to grow columnar cactus, often growing a foot per year and reaching heights of over 15 feet (40 feet has been recorded). Peruvian Torch Cactus is ribbed, with usually 6 to 8 ribs. It is a branching cactus and often has many side arms.

Trichocereus Peruvianus is closely related to San Pedro Cactus (mescaline cactus), but much less common. It is similar in appearance, but has longer spines and has a darker color, sometimes being blue. This cactus grows much like san pedro, but amazingly, it seems to grow faster and be even more hardy.


Cactus peruvian torch can make you feel like walking through your own fantasy world, with colourful and spiritual visions. This can give you a happy feeling. But because the amount of mescaline between different kinds of the Trichocereus genus varies, it is difficult to estimate how heavy the trip will be. The trip normally lasts for 6 to 12 hours. The Trichocereus peruvianus trip is more friendly than the Peyote trip. And also the nausea during the first hour after consuming will be less than with the Peyote.


1 small cactus should be enough for a light to moderate trip and a big one is a little more heavy.
2 small cacti or 2 big cacti for a really strong trip.

You can eat it raw, however this really does not taste nice.

You can also drink it, Remove the long thorns and throw them away. Peel the skin of the Trichocereus peruvianus cactus (the meat has the highest concentrations of mescaline) and let the cactus dry. When the Trichocereus peruvianus cactus is dry enough, grind it to powder. The powder can be mixed with a sweet and fruity drink like orange juice. San pedro cactus etsy.

You can also bake the cactus before you consume it, Dry the cactus first, cut it into slices and put it in an oven on 50°C for 4 or 5 hours. Then you can eat the slices. Make sure you remove the thorns because you cannot eat them!


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