Active Principle

Some articles on active principles, active principle, active, principle:

Psychology Of Religion - Religion and Drugs - Drug-induced Religious Experiences
... The chief species is Psilocybe mexicana, of which the active principles are psilocin and its derivative psilocybin, in their chemical composition and activity not unlike LSD (D-lysergic acid diethylamide) the ... The chief active principle of peyote is an alkaloid called mescaline ... to be attributable to the action of harmine, a very stable indole that is the active principle in the plant ...
Natural Product - Traditional Medicine
... effect, traditional healing systems usually had a substantial active pharmacopoeia, and in fact most western medicines up until the 1920s were developed this way ... The therapeutic properties of the opium poppy (active principle morphine) were known in Ancient Egypt, were those of the Solanaceae plants in ancient ... The snakeroot plant was well regarded in India (active principle reserpine), and herbalists in medieval England used extracts from the willow tree(salicin) and foxglove (active principle digitalis - a ...
Index Of Physics Articles - A
... Action (physics) Action at a distance (physics) Activation analysis Activation product Active acoustics Active and passive transformation Active cavity radiometer Active galactic ... Adi Bulsara Adiabatic conductivity Adiabatic flame temperature Adiabatic invariant Adiabatic principle Adiabatic process Adiabatic process (quantum mechanics) Adiabatic shear band Adiabatic theorem ... Johnson Anthony Zee Anthropic principle Anti-gravity Anti-laser Anti-phase domain Anti-reflective coating Anti-scatter grid Anti-scratch coating Anti-shock body Anti-vibration ...

Famous quotes containing the words principle and/or active:

    The principle of avoiding the unnecessary expenditure of energy has enabled the species to survive in a world full of stimuli; but it prevents the survival of the aristocracy.
    Rebecca West (1892–1983)

    If church prelates, past or present, had even an inkling of physiology they’d realise that what they term this inner ugliness creates and nourishes the hearing ear, the seeing eye, the active mind, and energetic body of man and woman, in the same way that dirt and dung at the roots give the plant its delicate leaves and the full-blown rose.
    Sean O’Casey (1884–1964)