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DPT Also known as:
ine, N,N-dipropyl-[ACD/Index Name]
)ethyl]-N-propyl-1-[German][ACD/IUPAC Name] propanamin
)ethyl]-N-propyl-1-[ACD/IUPAC Name] propanamine
)éthyl]-N-propyl-1-[French][ACD/IUPAC Name] propanamine
- Indole, 3-(2-(dipro
- MFCD01718836[MDL number]
ine free base
ine, free base
ethyl-N-propylpropa[ACD/IUPAC Name] n-1-amine
N,N-Dipropyltryptamine, a psychedelic tryptamine compound and lesser-known analogue of DMT, with similar psychedelic effects. Like DMT it is a partial serotonin receptor agonist.
It is closely related to DMT and is reported to be uniquely similar in its hallucinogenic intensity, albeit with a moderately longer duration and greater unpredictability relative to DMT and other psychedelic tryptamines. DPT was first synthesized in 1950. Human use was first reported in 1973, where it was researched in low doses as an adjunct to therapy for alcoholism.
It has also been researched in high doses to induce peak experiences for terminal cancer patients. It has gained some notoriety for its adoption as the primary sacrament for the “Temple of the True Inner Light” in the United States, a Christian off-shoot organization who believe in the ritual use of psychedelics and refer to them as “the true flesh of God. " DPT is commonly consumed via insufflation or orally.
Many report the experience of insufflation to be very congestive and painful which, with the rapidness of onset, does not give the user much time to acclimate themselves to its powerful effects. It can also be administered intramuscularly or via vaporization after conversion to the freebase form. Smoking the freebase is reported to be the preferred route used by the “Temple of True Inner Light”.
Very little data exists about the pharmacological properties, metabolism, and toxicity of DPT, and it has relatively little history of human usage. It has long been available on the research chemicals market as a legal, grey-market alternative to DMT, and commercially distributed through online vendors. Many reports also suggest that this substance may be overly difficult to use safely for those who are not already very experienced with hallucinogens.
It is highly advised to approach this powerful psychedelic substance with the proper amount of precaution and harm reduction practices when using it.
Tryptamines share a core structure comprised of a bicyclic indole heterocycle attached at R3 to an amino group via an ethyl side chain.
DPT contains two propyl groups carbon chains bound to the terminal amine RN of its tryptamine backbone. DPT has a number of substituted analogs such as 4-HO-DPT or 4-AcO-DPT.
|Avg. Mass||244.3752 Da|
|Monoisotopic Mass||244.193954 Da|
- Anxiety & Paranoia
- Conceptual thinking
- Cognitive euphoria & Cognitive dysphoria
- Déjà vu
- Emotionality enhancement
- Feelings of impending doom
- Increased music appreciation
- Increased sense of humor
- Novelty enhancement
- Immersion enhancement
- Personal meaning enhancement
- Memory suppression
- Language suppression
- Personal bias suppression
- Simultaneous emotions
- Spatial disorientation
- Autonomous voice communication
- Multiple thought streams
- Thought disorganization
- Thought loops
- Time distortion
DPT’s psychedelic effects are believed to come from its efficacy at the 5-HT2A and 5-HT1A receptor as a partial agonist. The role of these interactions and how they result in the psychedelic experience remains the subject of ongoing scientific investigation.
- Spontaneous bodily sensations - The "body high" of DPT is generally more prominent to that of the better known DMT. There is often the sensation of limbs feeling disconnected from the body, a force pinning the body to the surface on which it lay and body tremors which can often make the user feel aware of but not in control of their body.
- Physical autonomy
- Changes in felt bodily form
- Changes in felt gravity - At higher doses, physical feelings of moving through spaces at quick speeds or being completely pinned down are common.
- Abnormal heartbeat
- Increased blood pressure
- Motor control loss
- Muscle contractions
- Excessive yawning
- Pupil dilation
- Increased libido - This effect appears to occur with more regularity and intensity than other psychedelic tryptamines.
- Synaesthesia - In its fullest manifestation, this is a very rare and non-reproducible effect. Increasing the dosage can increase the likelihood of this occurring, but seems to only be a prominent part of the experience among those who are already predisposed to synaesthetic states.
Relative to psychedelic tryptamines like DMT, DPT is often reported to be similar in its hallucinogenic intensity, albeit with a moderately longer duration and more challenging effects. DPT experiences are often described as a “bizarre”, “unsettling”, and “darker” version of DMT experiences. DPT is reported to be more sensual and physical than DMT and other psychedelics with a corresponding amount of adverse physical effects.
- Drifting (melting, breathing, morphing and flowing)
- After images
- Colour replacement
- Colour shifting
- Environmental patterning
- Scenery slicing
- Symmetrical texture repetition
- Visual haze
DPT visual geometry can be described through its variations as intricate in complexity, both abstract and concrete in form, more digital than organic in feel, choppy and only loosely structured in organization, brightly lit, multicolored in scheme, sharp in its edges, fast in speed, simultaneously smooth and glitching in motion, immersive in depth, and consistent in intensity. At higher doses, it is more likely to result in states of level 8A geometry over level 8B.
DPT produces a full range of high level hallucinatory states in a fashion that is more consistent and reproducible than that of any other commonly used psychedelic barring DMT and ibogaine. These effects include:
- Machinescapes - These are reported to be more common with DPT than with DMT, which lends to its common description as feeling more "industrial" and futuristic, while DMT visuals can often be described as "ancient" or "earthy" in feel.
- Internal hallucination (autonomous entities; settings, sceneries, and landscapes; perspective hallucinations and scenarios and plots) - As with DMT, DPT produces high level internal hallucinations at appropriate doses more consistently than most other psychedelics. They are more common within dark environments and can be comprehensively described through their variations as lucid in believability, interactive in style, new experiences in content, non-autonomous in controllability, geometry-based in style and almost exclusively of a personal, religious, spiritual, science-fiction, fantasy, surreal, nonsensical or transcendental narrative in their overall theme, with a tendency towards chaotic disorganization and incoherence.
- External hallucination (autonomous entities; settings, sceneries, and landscapes; perspective hallucinations and scenarios and plots) - These are more common within dark environments and can be comprehensively described through their variations as lucid in believability, interactive in style, new experiences in content, non-autonomous in controllability, geometry-based in style and typically of a personal, religious, spiritual, science-fiction, fantasy, surreal, nonsensical or transcendental narrative in their overall theme, with a tendency towards chaotic disorganization and incoherence.
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