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Citation:   Jill Stingray. "Unpleasant: An Experience with 25E-NBOH (exp114358)". May 5, 2020.

600 ug sublingual 25E-NBOH (blotter / tab)
Unpleasant First Experience

This was my first time with any phenethylamine, my previous hallucinogenic experiences have consisted of shrooms, lsd, salvia, dxm, dph, weed, and nutmeg. The only recent experience from the time of this trip was a few weeks prior with mushrooms.

I was looking forward to trying something from the NBOx class for a long time, so when I finally got some 1200ug tabs I decided that I would take a small dose to test the waters the very next day. I woke up around 1:00pm and decided to dose at 1:30pm. I had heard that 25E-NBOH was less potent than others of its class, so I decided that 600ug would be a good first try. I cut a tab in half and swished it around underneath my tongue for about 30 minutes, it was slightly metallic tasting and very numbing, but it wasn't overpowering
it was slightly metallic tasting and very numbing, but it wasn't overpowering

I started feeling weird as soon as 20 minutes after putting the tab in my mouth, it was really difficult to pinpoint what it was though. My stomach and my lower chest had a really strange feeling and it made me not want to eat any food, but I knew I would probably feel worse later if I didn't eat anything. I had some tater tots cooking so I started to eat those after the tab had fully dissolved, but the first several I ate carried the metallic taste around my mouth and were pretty nasty, it didn't last very long, but my stomach was still disagreeing with the idea of having food in it. I decided to listen to music and try to get some class work done, but I started having a really difficult time remembering what I was doing and focusing on tasks. I also started feeling a bit anxious and very uncomfortable, but I couldn't figure out why. I felt like my body had a bunch of energy, like I needed to do something, but there wasn't anything I could do to satisfy it. It was very unpleasant and I found myself hoping that the trip didn't last as long as I thought it would. All of these symptoms gradually got stronger over the course of the next 3 hours.

Another prominent feeling I had was one that's difficult for me to describe, but it felt like my body was "buzzing", especially my head
it felt like my body was "buzzing", especially my head
. It was really uncomfortable and similar to the body high I get on LSD, which is also the biggest reason I dislike LSD. The buzzing and my anxiety would also get stronger and then subside in unison every 3-15 minutes, but subtly. I imagine these "waves" being more intense on higher doses.

At around 5:00pm, I decided to go on a drive with my girlfriend while she did some errands to distract myself from the unpleasantness. The air felt really nice and helped distract me from how uncomfortable and anxious I felt.

At around 6:00pm we decided to get some ice cream, this was when I could feel the buzzing starting to go away, each time I had a wave it would be slightly weaker, and I could feel myself thinking more clearly in between each wave. My stomach also started feeling more normal again, and ice cream and fried zucchini sticks sounded very appetizing. They turned out to be very yummy and didn't upset my stomach.

At around 7:00pm, my girlfriend drove me back to my house. Since we went through the drive-through for ice cream, I had been sitting in the car for 2 hours straight. When I stood up to get out of the car, I suddenly felt like all of my muscles were really tired, like I had been working out for hours, but also very loose and it actually felt pretty good. I hadn't realized how "tight" my body had felt since I took the half tab.

By 7:30pm, I was feeling almost entirely sober. Laying down in my comfy bed felt amazing, like relaxing after a long workout.
8:00pm: I feel completely sober and in a good mood.

Summary: It was overall pretty uncomfortable and I kept feeling very anxious throughout the trip. What bothered me most was that I couldn't find the source of my anxiety, while I can normally pinpoint where my anxiety comes from and figure out how to cope with it, this drug made it very difficult for me to think about it. The "buzzy" feeling of my body and head was also really unpleasant, although that may just be me since it reminded me of LSD. I didn't have any open-eyed or close-eyed visuals whatsoever, which was disappointing but also expected since my dose wasn't very high for 25E-NBOH. I definitely didn't feel like my thinking was altered much at all either at this dose. The trip was considerably shorter than I expected, although like I said, it was a fairly low dose. I was probably still being effected by it while I felt sober, but since it was a small dose it was unnoticable. It was certainly not enjoyable, but I acknowledge that I could've been in a better state of mind beforehand and that it was only one attempt. I definitely hope I have the opportunity to try this compound more in the future so I can give it another chance.

Exp Year: 2020ExpID: 114358
Gender: Not Specified 
Age at time of experience: 21
Published: May 5, 2020Views: 2,187
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