What are the street names/slang terms?
Businessman’s trip

What is DMT?
Dimethyltryptamine (DMT) is a hallucinogenic tryptamine. It is found in a variety of plants and seeds, and can also be produced synthetically.

What does it look like?
Pure DMT is most often found in crystal form.

How is it used?
Generally it is sniffed, smoked or injected.

What are its short-term effects?
Hallucinogenic effects last for about 45 to 60 minutes. Because the effects last only about an hour, the experience was called a “businessman’s trip.”

What is its federal classification?
Schedule I

Source: U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)