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He Started Convulsing
Wormwood (extract)
by Anonymous
Citation:   Anonymous. "He Started Convulsing: An Experience with Wormwood (extract) (exp58162)". Erowid.org. Jul 11, 2007. erowid.org/exp/58162

 
DOSE:
7.5 ml oral Wormwood (extract)
  6 shots oral Alcohol - Hard (liquid)

BODY WEIGHT: 175 lb


The other day my friend thought it would be a good idea to try some wormwood. He ordered a bunch from an online source, it was 100% wormwood oil. He researched it online, looked at the chemical compound (he's a chemistry major) and figured it was okay.

A few days went by and he decided to drink 7.5 mL worth. He also had 6 shots of 80 proof rum. About ten minutes later he started losing control of his knees. His mind was fine however so we took him home and he layed down. He said he was fine and that he'd call if anything went bad.

I came back home about 45 minutes later. He was laying in bed moaning. He then vomited on himself.

About two minutes later he started convulsing. It was very similar to a seizure. He could not speak other than growling and was unable to control any muscles, and was barely able to breathe. I called for an ambulance and they took him away.

He almost died that night, all due to this 'legal' high.

Exp Year: 2006ExpID: 58162
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Jul 11, 2007Views: 1,369
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