Entheogen meaning

ĕn-thēō-jən
A psychoactive substance, usually one derived from plants or fungi but also from the secretions of animals such as toads, that is ingested by a shaman or another participant in a ritual in order to produce visions or gain mystical insight.
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A psychoactive substance, usually one derived from plants or fungi but also from the secretions of animals such as toads, that is ingested by a shaman or another participant in a ritual in order to produce visions or gain mystical insight.
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Origin of entheogen

  • Greek entheos possessed enthusiasm –gen

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition