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Cold Crystal Fire
a-PVP
by Anonymous
Citation:   Anonymous. "Cold Crystal Fire: An Experience with a-PVP (exp107599)". Erowid.org. Jan 10, 2016. erowid.org/exp/107599

 
DOSE:
  insufflated a-PVP (powder / crystals)
    oral a-PVP (powder / crystals)

BODY WEIGHT: 72 kg


This report shall provide a subjective summary of the effects of a-PVP. Despite the often given equality in duration of all ROAs with this compound I found vaporization or smoking it with tobacco to be much shorter lasting than insufflation or oral administration. Also I want to mention, that I didn't use scales. The chemical used and labeled as a-PVP was bought from a trusted online shop and came in the typical crystalline form of gravel.

First time:
On the first time I was alone at home and made sure no one would interrupt me while stimulated, to diminish paranoia I experienced with other stimulants sometimes. I crushed a crystal with the size of a rice grain and insufflated the powder. Most of it got stuck at the back of my throat and caused burning irritation for about five minutes. A bitter taste wandered from the back of my tongue to the front, so I flushed it with some juice.

15 minutes in I felt quite euphoric and sexually aroused, started masturbating which was easy, but not as spectacular as I expected. Soon after that I got paranoid, over interpreting noises as people, having business with me. As mentioned, this is not new to me, but still unsettling. At that point the euphoria already dissipated and left me with heavy heartbeat and shallow breath. My hands became sweaty and I heated up in general.

45 minutes after the first line I swallowed an equally sized crystal with some water, feeling like the dosage was too low, to develop more positive aspects. The oral road took about 30 minutes to become noticeable. I realized how much fun it was to move and do sports, so I jumped through the house. Time flew by while I was reading a book with great focus and listened to the thunderstorm outside.

After three hours I decided against the urge to re-dose and went to sleep. It turned out that I underestimated my wakefulness. That night I kept rolling around in my bed, unable to hold still or get comfortable in any position. Of course I got no sleep until sunrise.

Summary:
With repetitive use of the stimulant and addition of tobacco I built a serious addiction
With repetitive use of the stimulant and addition of tobacco I built a serious addiction
, even though the high became less comfortable with every dose. When smoked, a-PVP unfolds a sharp flash, but the euphoria dissipates even faster and leaves me with racing heart, cold and sweaty hands and feet and a strong odor at the armpits. Showering hot provides some relief.

I realized a lack of thoughts, when on the substance. There is no head rush, instead one feels blank and apathetic, like every emotion was washed by the sudden flash. Two hours after smoking, depression and tiredness become remarkable. After a day of repetitive consumption I can see jitters with opened eyes and with closed eyes or in utter darkness there are fireworks all over the place. Some geometry might also be there, like interlocking gears, tunneled vision as driving on a highway or even dark human shapes with small heads. The colors range from red over yellow to green and are usually visible as flat surfaces or borders of black figures.

On the body side a-PVP seems to give high stress to the liver and the kidneys. Also the blood pressure and heart rate increase slightly even when sober. I had no problems with irritated tissue from the smoke.

Exp Year: 2015ExpID: 107599
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 23 
Published: Jan 10, 2016Views: 20,388
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