Table of Contents
Introduction

1. Soma and Sacred Herbalism in the Ancient World

2. Light, Ecstatic States, and Other Effects of Soma

3. The Identity of Plants Used as Soma

4. The Asvins and the Elixir of Immortality

5. Soma and the Origins of Alchemy

6. Soma and the Origins of Western Magic

7. Soma and European Alchemy

Notes