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'Fullness' in My Brain's 'Sleep Button'
Calea zacatechichi & Caffeine
Citation:   gimpchrist. "'Fullness' in My Brain's 'Sleep Button': An Experience with Calea zacatechichi & Caffeine (exp107542)". Apr 29, 2019.

11-22 drops oral Calea zacatechichi (extract)
    oral Caffeine (liquid)
Chilling With Calea

I was apprehensive at first to try it, but since I am very much an oneironaut, yet can never seem to be conscious in Dream Time, I was eager to try it as well. A friend has been saying its great for Dream Time, so I committed to the purchase of 1 fl oz.

The first night, I put 11 drops in a cold starbucks frappucino drink, drank it, waited a half an hour or so and settled in for sleep. I found it slightly bitter, but I don't seriously mind bitter tastes, and also the starbucks drinks are synthetic-ey enough to mask the taste with sweet, fake sugars and syrups.

Normally I can force myself into sleep, but this was different, I felt restless, my legs were itchy, and the place in my brain I normally go to 'press the sleep button' felt full instead of empty as felt like I had to 'expand out of my brain' instead of going down into it in order to fall asleep. I eventually fell asleep and had no dreams.

I woke up at five am, went to the bathroom (I guess the new herb in my system 'cleaned me out' so to speak..haha) and went back to bed. I fell back asleep almost immediately and for the next hour had a very long, very detailed, dream, and I felt much more focused and 'there'....a lot less 'misty' or 'muddled' than normal, and the dream transitioned between scenes/scenarios much more naturally & realistically instead of jumping a lot, which is normal for me.

The second night I upped the dosage to 22 drops, same frappucino coffee drink, but I had a cigarette before sleep. I had no restlessness, no itchiness, and no dreams, however the 'fullness' in my brain's 'sleep button' area definitely happened again.

I will have to explore more with this herb, but the first dream makes me very happy about it. I have a feeling the full feeling in my braincenter, and the herb's tendency to make me 'expand out' to fall asleep instead have good indications for astral travel.

Exp Year: 2015ExpID: 107542
Gender: Female 
Age at time of experience: 28
Published: Apr 29, 2019Views: 841
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