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A Bed-sized Book
Salvia divinorum (5x extracts)
by Nathan
Citation:   Nathan. "A Bed-sized Book: An Experience with Salvia divinorum (5x extracts) (exp47857)". Erowid.org. May 23, 2006. erowid.org/exp/47857

 
DOSE:
200 mg smoked Salvia divinorum (extract - 5x)

BODY WEIGHT: 140 lb


My first salvia experience was using the plain dried leaves, then the 5x extract. I used a homemade gravity bong. I loaded the bowl, lit the leaves and took a hit. I took several more, they were varying sized from smaller to heavier thick ones. I waited and wasn't feeling too much, save being a bit out of my head and euphoric. Somewhat like being stoned, yet different. I wanted to experience more, so I broke out the 5x and loaded it in the bowl. I took several good hits of that, then waited. Suddenly, BOOM! I was out of it. Beyond high, it was trippy. It's very hard to describe fully; when I try I burst out into incoherant sylables.

I knew suddenly, I was no longer myself, I didn't know who or what I was. The feeling was very bizzare. Things felt like they were moving sideways and I felt like I was some kind of....book? Or a page, on a giant book big as the bed I was sitting on, bent back like a tent, and I was the page that kept turning and turning. I kept holding my arms and fingertips straight and placed them at angles agacent to each other. I began to realize what was happening, and I told my friend it was definetely working and to start recording with his cell as I laughed insanely. I was trying not to 'fold' for some reason. I'm not sure how long it lasted exactly, maybe a couple minutes, it wasn't too long, as I was coming down from it I began trying to explain what happened with hand gestures and stuttered excited rantings. I noticed no real visuals, other than the etheral perception that I was that strange creature /object.

Yeh, I would definetely try this again. The setting is important. Outside noises prove very annoying, even my friend making comments and jokes wasn't helping. I hope I see some visuals next time of some sort. But that first experience wasn't half bad, better than anything else I've tried. It will be a sad day if this good stuff becomes illegal.

Exp Year: 2005ExpID: 47857
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: May 23, 2006Views: 4,689
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