DRCNet Response to the
Drug Enforcement Administration
LSD in the United States

LSD-Related Street Terminology25

a, acid, animal, barrels, battery acid, beast, Big D, black acid, black star, black sunshine, black tabs, blotter, blotter acid, blotter cube, blue acid, blue barrels, blue chairs, blue cheers, blue heaven, blue microdot, blue mist, blue moons, blue star, blue vials, brown bombers, brown dots, California sunshine, cap, chief, chocolate chips, cid, coffee, conductor, contact lens, crackers, crystal tea, cubes, cupcakes, d, deeda, domes, dots, double dome, electric Kool-Aid, fields, flash, flat blues, ghost, God’s flesh, golden dragon, goofy’s, grape parfait, green double domes, green single domes, green wedge, grey shields, hats, hawaiian sunshine, hawk, haze, headlights, heavenly blue, instant zen, l, lason sa daga, LBJ, lens, lime acid, little smoke, logor, lucy in the sky with diamonds, lysergide, mellow yellow, mickey’s, microdot, mighty Quinn, mind detergent, one way, optical illusions, orange barrels, orange cubes, orange haze, orange micro, orange wedges, Owsley, Owsley’s acid, pane, paper acid, peace, peace tablets, pearly gates, pellets, pink blotters, pink Owsley, pink panther, pink robots, pink wedge, pink witches, potato, pure love, purple barrels, purple flats, purple haze, purple hearts, purple ozoline, recycle, royal blues, Russian sickles, sacrament, sandoz, smears, snowmen, squirrel, strawberries, strawberry fields, sugar, sugar cubes, sugar lumps, sunshine, tabs, tail lights, ticket, trip, twenty-five, vodka acid, wedding bells, wedges, white dust, white lightning, white Owsley’s, window glass, window pane, yellow, yellow dimples, yellow sunshine, zen, zig zag man
—street names for LSD.

acid head
—LSD user.

—guide someone through first drug experience.

—LSD and strychnine.

black acid
—LSD or LSD and phencyclidine.

businessman’s LSD

come home
—end a “trip” on LSD.

explorers club
—group of LSD users.

frisco special, frisco speedball
—heroin and LSD.

ground control
—the guide or caretaker during a hallucinogenic experience.

—dosage units of LSD; usually paper squares.

lay the sheets
—applying LSD to sheets of paper.

outer limits
—crack and LSD.

—papers, letters, cards, clothing, etc., saturated with drug solution; used to smuggle drugs into prisons or hospitals.

sheet rocking
—crack and LSD.

—LSD-induced perception that moving objects leave multiple images or trails behind them. travel agent
—LSD supplier.

—dosage units of LSD; usually paper squares.


yellow submarine
—brand name for LSD sold in tablet or liquid in Illinois.

yen sleep
—restless, drowsy state after LSD use.


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