Citation: LuridHope. "Backwards Masking: An Experience with Nutmeg (exp57026)". Erowid.org. Apr 30, 2018. erowid.org/exp/57026
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In my early teens I was very curious about the effects of drugs on perception, particularly that of natural herbs. Nutmeg is inedible and really shouldn't be bothered with unless one has got a warm custard or a pumpkin pie.
However curiosity got the best of me and I swallowed down three heaping tablespoons of the gritty spice. I was somewhat dissapointed when nothing happened immediately. Several hours later I felt quite odd. I was alone and desperately wished there were a friend nearby. Suddenly the phone rang and I felt quite disoriented.
I made it to the phone, picked it up and spoke. From that point on everything I said or heard seemed eerie and backwards. If anyone reads this, don't think it was cool. This was an uncomfortable auditory hallucination accompanied by negative physical effects like nausea, cramps, aches, and physical disorientation.
The trip only lasted 15 to 20 minutes and then I felt sick for three days.
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