4-AcO-DMT’s chemical structure is also similar to that of psilocin, the psychoactive compound that psilocybin turns into when processed by the body.
As a novel psychoactive compound, 4-AcO-DMT exists in a legal grey area in many countries. In some countries, the substance is legal while in others it is explicitly illegal.
4-AcO-DMT is a tryptamine psychedelic, meaning it has the basic element of tryptamine known as the indole structure.
4-AcO-DMT is a structural analog of the psychedelic compound psilocybin, meaning they both have a similar chemical structure.
Albert Hofmann and Franz Troxler first synthesized 4-AcO-DMT in the early 1960s.
– Sedation – Body feeling heavy – A body high characterized by a pleasurable, warm, soft tingling sensation – Tactile enhancement – Nausea
– Color enhancement – Objects appear to melt, flow, breathe, and morph – Color shifting (objects change colors)
– Enhancement – Distortion – Auditory hallucinations