My notes on This Poppy
California Poppy
by FooL
Citation:   FooL. "My notes on This Poppy: An Experience with California Poppy (exp58926)". Erowid.org. Jul 3, 2009. erowid.org/exp/58926

 
DOSE:
2 tsp oral Poppies - California (tea)
BODY WEIGHT: 130 lb
Herbs had been my hot topic for a little while now and through my many searches the california poppy popped up. It looked like a drug that could potentially replace my sleep aids and with that in mind, I set off to gain a supply. Upon receiving it from an online vendor I preceded to make a tea out of the red flowers. I used about 2 teaspoons in a coffee mug of water. I let that sit for about 30 mins along with a tea bag of “apple cider” flavoring. This resulted in a very dark red liquid that stained anything that it touched.

The taste of this liquid was not enjoyable. In fact it was rather unbearable seeing on how I could only finish it after holding my nose shut and drinking all of the liquid at once. It took about 30 mins for the stuff to kick in and I started to feel the sedating effects. The effects seamed to max out around the 1 hour mark and it stayed there until the 1.5 to 2 hour mark when I started to feel the effects subside. I could of at any point during this event fallen asleep but I wanted to 1st know the full limits of the drug.

In conclusion it has great potential for a sleep aid. It could also maybe help flush some stuff out of your system if your were in going in for a drug test at work since it makes you go to the bathroom frequently. I really don’t see any addictive qualities that I could find since it would be a worthless recreational drug.

Effects

Positive
Muscle relaxation
dream like experience
Sedation

Neutral
Pupil dilation
Sleepiness
Time distortion

Negative
Frequent use of bathroom
Loss of conscious

Exp Year: 2006ExpID: 58926
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given
Published: Jul 3, 2009Views: 27,556
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