Citation: TheGonzoTendency. "Potpourri: An Experience with Sceletium tortuosum, Blue Lotus, Cannabis & Salvia divinorum (exp19063)". Erowid.org. Jan 3, 2005. erowid.org/exp/19063
I've been waiting to receive a shipment of psychoactives for about a month. I just got home from school around 6:30 to do some quick tests. My mindset was one of anticipation and excitement, I had a bad day but I tried to clear all negative thoughts from my head. This was hard because the past few days hadn't been so great. I have never done any of the things I did before, it was probably rash to mix so many drugs, but I'd done extensive research and concluded they were safe to have together.
I placed a few sun opener leaves in a bowl, and sprinkled about 15 mg of Kanna on top of it. I smoke the bowl. The Kanna has almost a sweet taste, it's a little harsh and pleasant. It crackles a little bit. The sun opener is harsh and bitter tasting, the smoke from it however smells excellent, like good incense. I than place another 15 mg or so in my mouth and chew. I had so little of the Sun Opener it is unlikely that it was active, and I didn't feel any of its effects.
T: +10 minutes:
The effects of the Kanna are felt almost immediately. I think I felt the effects strongly because I have naturally low serotonin, and suffer from dystimia (very minor depression) maybe a month ago I was put on Lexapro. I had discontinued this medication about a week ago. It is likely that my bad mood of late was partly based of this. Kanna, which is a short term SSRI, seemed to do the trick. I was cracking jokes, and generally in good spirits. I didn't feel high but I did feel altered.
T: +45 Bowl of Sacred Blue, and a Bowl of Pot
Euphoric effects of Kanna continue, they feel stronger at this point. I have left my house and driven to a field with my friend where we often smoke. I decide to pack a very large bowl of Sacred Blue Lotus. It tastes and smells excellent, It's a pleasure to toke. At this point my friend sparks a bowl of pot (the pot isn't quite headies but it's still excellent dro.) As soon as I take the first hit I feel very high. I don't feel pot high, but all of a sudden the Lotus high comes into focus. It has a different texture than a pot high. I felt very lucid, and energized. There was a full moon out, and I noticed it for the first time. I sort of zoned out staring at the moon and thinking how incredible it looked. It stood out on its own, had a different feel than everything else. I can't really explain it but it was interesting, and pleasant. We finished the bowl of pot, and headed back to the car.
Driving while intoxicated, tripping, or extremely sleep deprived is dangerous and irresponsible because it endangers other people. Don't do it!]
My friend suggested that I, 'chill' with the lotus for a while because I look like someone on drugs. I explained that I could focus and that I felt completely in control, just that I felt extremely altered. I felt clear-headed, thoughts flowed easily but I had trouble thinking about anyone thing for to long.
Smoke two more bowls of pot while driving around. The pot high does not take over I still feel the same but more so.
Drink some green tea, smoke one last bowl and go home. I watch TV for about an hour. I'm ripped.
Make myself some valerian root tea, and I threw in some salvia leave just for kicks.
I'm ready for some more experiments. I have some music on and the lights out, I burn a bowl of Salvia D. I use a butane lighter, and hold the smoke in for a long time. Nothing. I repeat. I repeat a third time. I decide to pack a fourth bowl this time mixed with some Sacred Lotus for taste. The salvia tastes like shit on it own, with the Lotus however it's fine. I smoke this last bowl and I begin to feel something. When I close my eyes I see patterns, and a few vivid pictures. Only for a few seconds does it actually seem real though. With my eyes open I feel altered, and things look strange but beyond that, nothing happens. I feel this way for about 15 minutes.
I was disappointed with the Salvia, hoping for some sort of spiritual experience. I plan to make the extract to get things going for real. But for sure, Lotus and Kanna are great with Cannabis. It was a great experience.
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