Hamilton's Pharmacopeia

Hamilton's Pharmacopeia

2016 - 2018,
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Episode Guide

  • Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - The Cactus Apprentice (Season 2 Episode 8)
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    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Cactus Apprentice

    Deep in the Andean highlands of Peru, Hamilton becomes the apprentice of a local shaman, learning how to use the night-blooming San Pedro cactus as a medicine.

  • Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - A Fungal Fairy Tale (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    A Fungal Fairy Tale

    Hamilton ascends the Carpathian Mountains to learn how Europeans use Amanita muscaria, and uncovers the chemistry behind a mushroom-inspired pharmaceutical.

  • Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - A Clandestine Chemist's Tale (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    A Clandestine Chemist's Tale

    Hamilton meets an unsung hero of the psychedelic underground and hears a tragic tale of MDMA synthesis and chemiluminescence.

  • Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - Ketamine: Realms and Realities (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Ketamine: Realms and Realities

    Hamilton heads to India to see industrial Ketamine synthesis, and speak with therapists and luminaries in an attempt to understand the role of dissociative anesthetics in society.

  • Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - Ketamine: Realms and Realities (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Ketamine: Realms and Realities

    Hamilton heads to India to see industrial Ketamine synthesis, and speak with therapists and luminaries in an attempt to understand the role of dissociative anesthetics in society.

  • Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - Wizards of DMT (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Wizards of DMT

    Hamilton travels across North America to study how and why DMT exists in the environment and the laboratory.

  • Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - Kratom: The Forbidden Leaf (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Kratom: The Forbidden Leaf

    Hamilton investigates the pharmacology and traditional uses of Kratom, a Thai tree with opioid-containing leaves.

  • Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - Peyote: The Divine Messenger (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Peyote: The Divine Messenger

    From the greenhouses of Thai cactophiles to the Tamaulipan thornscrub, Hamilton traces the history of peyote with the help of a Native American peyotist.

  • Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - The Psychedelic Toad (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Psychedelic Toad

    Hamilton embarks on a quest to answer the most important question in ethnoherpetological history and along the way, he finds the power of love.

  • Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - The Lazy Lizard School of Hedonism (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Lazy Lizard School of Hedonism

    Vice meets with famed LSD chemist Casey Hardison in the Nevada desert to embark on a roadtrip and visit the unsung hero the psychedelic history.

  • Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - Fish N' Trips (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Fish N' Trips

    Hamilton embarks on an aquatic adventure to Reunion Island and Madagascar to investigate ichthyoallyeinotoxism and a twisted history of hallucinogenic fish.

  • Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - Magic Mushrooms in Mexico (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Magic Mushrooms in Mexico

    Hamilton explores magic mushrooms with the help of shamans, clandestine growers, and ethnomycologists.

  • Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - Shepherdess: The Story of Salvia Divinorium (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Shepherdess: The Story of Salvia Divinorium

    From the heavenly cloud forests of Oaxaca to a viral video of Miley Cyrus, Hamilton investigates the inconspicuous yet extraordinary psychedelic plant Salvia divinorum.

  • Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - A Positive PCP Story (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    A Positive PCP Story

    Hamilton travels across the USA meeting with addicts, dealers, and chemists to trace the history of PCP from its pharmaceutical origins to its escape onto the streets.

  • Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - The Story of the South African Quaalude (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Story of the South African Quaalude

    South Africa is the last place on earth Quaaludes can still be found; Hamilton travels there to study the drug and learns of a dark history of medical experimentation.