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Best Relaxation Herb
Mugwort
by herblife
Citation:   herblife. "Best Relaxation Herb: An Experience with Mugwort (exp103682)". Erowid.org. Sep 12, 2018. erowid.org/exp/103682

 
DOSE:
  oral Mugwort (tea)
    repeated smoked Mugwort (dried)

BODY WEIGHT: 120 lb


I found mugwort while looking for some cannabis substitutes. I bought an ounce of it along with some skullcap and other herbs.
My first time smoking it, I only smoked a bowl of it. It tasted bad and was harsh on my throat. That night I had some weird dreams that were unusual from what my dreams normally are.

The next time I tried drinking it as tea, it wasn't very tasty, and didn't do much for me at all. I did however have a sudden urge to meditate.

The next time I smoked about 10 bowls of it. About 3 grams I believe. I felt EXTREMELY relaxed and euphoric. It almost felt like a cannabis high without the anxiety, huge mind change, or paranoia I usually experience with cannabis. I was really sleepy and my mind was at ease. After smoking so much of it I got used to the taste and began to like it. That night I put some under my pillow and left some burning while I fell asleep.

The next day I'd like to believe I had some different dreams that night but I can't say for sure if they were related to the mugwort. I did however feel GREAT the next day. I felt well-rested, happy, and non-anxious.

I really love this herb.

Exp Year: 2014ExpID: 103682
Gender: Female 
Age at time of experience: 18 
Published: Sep 12, 2018Views: 936
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