LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide)

LSD is the most commonly known hallucinogen drug that causes perceptual distortions such as changing shapes or colours. People may also experience unusual thoughts, feelings, or beliefs. 

LSD is also known as: 

  • acid
  • trips 
  • tabs.

What does LSD look like? 

LSD is an odourless white powder that can be dissolved in water. It may also be soaked up on blotting paper, sugar cubes or microdots (little gelatine balls), or as a liquid, tablet or capsule. 

More information

Visit the Positive Choices website for detailed information about LSD.

Drugs A-Z on the Positive Choices website has detailed information about other drugs and alcohol. 


Page last updated: 21 Sep 2017