Avestan Haómá/Haömá or the Vedic Sómá सोम was a sacred plant among the ancient Aryans and has continued to be sacred among Zoroastrians for its special restorative powers. Amanita muscaria or the Fly Agaric is not a well-known mushroom based on its scientific name or common name. Haoma is the Avestan name for a plant and its divinity, Mid. Flattery still held *sauma to have been an hallucinogen, and argued (p. 68.1) it is indicated that haoma was pressed together with a plant ed haânaêpâtâ- (q.v.), a word of disputed meaning.
From the book 'Medicine and Life Sciences in India', published by Centre for Studies in Civilization, 2001, New Delhi The Rgvedic Soma Plant Rajesh Kochhar Soma is a celebrated plant in the Rgveda as well as in Avesta, where it is ed Haoma, later shortened to Horn in Pahalvi. It has been ed the elixir of youth and the wine of eternity.
Yet, the picture on the left, of this mushroom, will probably be familiar to the reader.
In recent time, it is the mushroom that has been adopted as the prototype mushroom in western cultures. Abstract: The Avestan name for a plant and its divinity, MPers. soma, living Indic languages som, soma (Flattery and Schwartz, p. Therefore, ephedra must have been mixed with another psychotropic agent, one inducing visions. This is known in Iranian languages as sepand, esfand, sven, forms all derived from Av.
Soma is frequently mentioned in the Rveda, which contains many hymns praising its energizing and intoxicating qualities. METFORMIN RANITIDINE DISTENDED
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