Tagetes lucida is a beautiful, bright green perennial herb from the Sierra Madre Mountains of Mexico. Tagetes lucida has been used since pre-Hispanic times. Mexican Tarragon grows best in zones 9-11. Man, what happened to Erowid? Post May 25, 2011 #7 2011-05-25T08:51. 117 1. regular. Don't fucking edit my titles, please This file is intended to list all the effective psychoactive plants which are also known to be relatively safe. Template:Main Cannabis (Marijuana) is a popular psychedelic plant. But then I read in a book called "Plants that Heal" that T. lucida has a substance which bares a striking resemblance to LSD-25. Tagetes lucida has been used since pre-Hispanic times. Its a mystery, because theres nothing on www.erowid.com about Tagetes lucida. Hence two of the common names often associated with Tagetes lucida---Winter Tarragon and Spanish Tarragon. HOW TO PREPARE/RECIPE: I have discovered a number of different preparations for Tagetes lucida herbage in my research. In ceremonies, the Huichol Indians from the Sierra Madre Mountains worked with this curious plant as a ritual incense. What's the dosage and method of administration for this plant ?I grow some and might buy some from a trusted source. Tagetes lucida is the scientific name for the plant species. The smoke is said to produce everything from euphoria to "closed-eye-images" that are similar to Peyote. Growth may disappear below the ground, but should return in the spring. It is known by a number of names such as Mexican Mint Marigold or Mexican Tarragon (for its use as a tarragon substitute in cooking). There used to be trip reports on Tagetes Lucida there. Mexican Tarragon (Tagetes lucida) Santa Maria, Yerba Anis, Mexican Marigold, African Marigold, Sweet Mace, Pericon The origin of this plant's scientific name epithet (lucida) means 'shining'. romanesco. I know Tagetes lucida is a mild stimulant and it contains a chemical called trimethoxycoumarin maybe that is why they mixed it with their peyote. In colder areas, plants can be grown in a container outside during the spring and summer and then be over-wintered indoors. Tagetes lucida is an ideal addition to any dream inducing smoking blend or tea, and has particularly interesting effects when smoked along with Calea zacatechichi and Mexican Prickly Poppy. Coumarin itself in high doses is a narcotic. They are all gone. It has a long history of use as a medicinal and culinary herb as well. The index into Erowid's collection of more than 20,000 personal reports describing first-hand experiences with psychoactive plants and drugs. Tagetes Lucida is a special member of the marigold family valued for medicinal and culinary uses. 117 1. All the botanicals listed are either overtly psychoactive or have historical significance, or both. 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