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Smoked Extract As a Stimulant
Salvia officinalis
Citation:   Aopocetx. "Smoked Extract As a Stimulant: An Experience with Salvia officinalis (exp67711)". Erowid.org. Dec 22, 2008. erowid.org/exp/67711

  oral Pharms - Alprazolam  
    smoked Salvia officinalis (extract)
    smoked Tobacco  
I created an extraction by dissolving finely ground sage in a 40/60 mix of rubbing alcohol and water. I let this sit for about thirty minutes, shaking often. Then I strained this into a pot and set it to boil on medium. When the alcohol had evaporated away, I put the heat on high. When the majority of the liquid was evaporated I added a small amount of the finely ground sage to give this stuff form. When I say finely ground, I mean this stuff is a powder.

I smoked a total of one fat bowl of this stuff. First off, I was on 2mg alprazolam as I was making this. Xanax is a GABA agonist. Thujone, the main psychoactive ingredient in sage, is a GABA antagonist (opposite effect). I mixed the thujone extraction with finely ground tobacco to help it burn better (it's a bitch to light without mixing it!).

Before I hit it, I was feeling very chill from the Xanax. When I was done smoking the bowl's worth of material my state of mind took a 180 degree turn. I now felt stimulated and clearheaded. I no longer felt sedated. And to further prove sage's effect, I could not fall asleep no matter what until three hours later at ~2:50 AM. Consider that my bedtime is usually 11 or 12 and that I was on Xanax. I should have knocked out way earlier. Smoking this stuff also gave me dilated pupils (which persisted until I went to bed) and moderate euphoria.

Exp Year: 2007ExpID: 67711
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given
Published: Dec 22, 2008Views: 15,514
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