entheogen

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en·the·o·gen

 (ĕn-thē′ō-jən)
n.
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.

[Greek entheos, possessed; see enthusiasm + -gen.]

en·the′o·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.