Tava is a gaseous intoxicant favoured among the kinds of people who favour such things in the Chiss Ascendancy. It is cheap and easily available in the Ascendancy, with mild doses caused inebriation and higher ones temporarily knocking out those affected.
While Tava is quick to take effect, it wears off just as quickly, with few effects remaining once the the quantity of it in the air is exhausted. For this reason, it is much-used by young Chiss students for pranks on each other, and on their more boring instructors.
The Pahzik are a species of semi-domesticated herd animal, native to the planet Kupoh a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Their meat is tasty and nutritious, but it is their horns that they are most prized for.
Pahzik horn is reputed to have aphrodisiac powers, and a thriving black market exists in selling it to various off-worlders, usually ground into a powder for easier transportation and consumption. It is unclear what, if any, powers Pahzik horn possesses beyond the power to separate rich idiots from their credits.
Deathsticks are a serum, usually distributed in glass tubes – to consume, the user simply ingests the contents, which are bright red or yellow in colour (the different colours are purely cosmetic and have no different effects).
Taking Deathsticks is quite popular among a certain class of people living not quite as long a time ago in a galaxy far, far away: among other effects, it deadens the user’s connection to the Force, which can be desirable to those who want no part of the endless Sith-Jedi struggles.
It is a potent hallucination, which makes it easier to dismiss any Force-ghosts one might see as mere hallucinations. As the name suggests, however, taking it tends to shorten one’s lifespan not inconsiderably.
Caskan Wolf Snake Venom is a deadly poison to various species on the planet Caska. It is also, curiously, a strong hallucinigen to humans are some other sentients.
As an illegal substance under imperial rule, Caskan Wolf Snake Venom is sometimes smuggled into the Empire’s jurisdiction.
A colourless, watery liquid, Bacta has incredible healing properties. Administered in a variety of manners, but the most effective is to entirely immerse the body in a tank full of the substance. Bacta promotes tissue regeneration and prevents the formation of scar tissue.
As such, it is an effective treatment for nearly any kind of injury, in a great number of species across the galaxy. Its nature is unknown, but the name suggests it may actual be some sort of incredibly potent anti-biotic bacteria.