5-MeO-DMT Resources

Here are some resources on 5-MeO-DMT that we've curated. This is an evolving document, and we welcome your suggestions for additions.

Books | Films and Videos | Podcasts | Journalism | Scientific Studies


The Toad and the Jaguar
by Ralph Metzner

An exploration into the history, preparation, and methods of use, for both the natural excretions of the toad as well as synthetic 5-MeO-DMT by one of the pioneers of the field.

Amazon CA
The God Molecule
by Dr. Gerardo Ruben Sandoval

The author, a doctor who has facilitated 5-MeO-DMT for thousands of journeyers, believes that now is the time for 5-MeO-DMT, in this circumstance in human history.

Amazon CA

"It is the only substance I have witnessed capable of showing us who we really are. It removes our ego-made masks and shows us what we are made of…. Light!"

Films and Videos


A documentary about 3 friends taking 5-MeO-DMT, and their reflections on their experiences with the medicine. (73 mins)

Vimeo Prime Video
Hamilton Morris describes the history of 5-MeO-DMT

Hamilton Morris of Hamilton's Pharmacoipea takes an in-depth look into the history of 5-MeO-DMT. Dense but thorough. (42 mins)

Pheonix Academic Webinars: Serving 5-MEO
with Trina Nguyen, Dace Mars, and Richard Kay

Three seasoned 5-MEO-DMT facilitators, including our mentor Trina Nugyen, talk about the medicine, their work, and how they began facilitating. (1 hour 59 minutes)

Direct Video Link Pheonix Academy webinars list


Steve Rio: Facilitating 5-MeO-DMT Ceremonies, Dying Before Death, and Having A Psychedelic Mindset in the Psychedelic Industry
Modern Psychedelics Podcast

An interview with a local practitioner. (66 mins)

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Dr. Gerardo Sandoval: Exploring the Sacred Power of 5-MeO-DMT and the Psychedelic Toad
Psychedelic Times Podcast

An interview with a long-time practitioner who has worked with thousands of clients. He's a really gentle beautiful soul. (60 mins)

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5-MeO-DMT: The 20-Minute Psychoactive Toad Experience That’s Transforming Lives
by David E Carpenter at Forbes Magazine


Scientific Studies

A single inhalation of vapor from dried toad secretion containing 5-methoxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine (5-MeO-DMT) in a naturalistic setting is related to sustained enhancement of satisfaction with life, mindfulness-related capacities, and a decrement of psychopathological symptoms
by M.V. Uthaug et al. (2019)

See also this article summarizing the findings for a non-scientific audience.

Springer Link Open Access
5-methoxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine (5-MeO-DMT) used in a naturalistic group setting is associated with unintended improvements in depression and anxiety
by A.K. Davis et al. (2018)

T&F Online
Intensity of Mystical Experiences Occasioned by 5-MeO-DMT and Comparison With a Prior Psilocybin Study
by J. Barsuglia et al. (2018)

Open Access