Citation: John Smith. "Spinning World: An Experience with Salvia divinorum (extract) (exp72776)". Erowid.org. May 18, 2020. erowid.org/exp/72776
I recently had a very psychedelic experience with Salvia. The first time I used it was on this years 420, but the effects were not nearly as intense, because I confused it with weed and did not hold it in for a long enough time. Also, I was not using extract, and was only smoking the leaves.
A few days ago, I went over to my friends house who had always asked if I wanted to try the extract, and finally this time I agreed. We waited until his parents were asleep, and then we decided to smoke it. The first time I hit it, my friend did not, so that he could make sure I had a comfortable first experience. He hands me his bubbler and I hit it and started to hold it in for 30 seconds. By 15 seconds, my perception had changed and I already imagined things. At this time I smiled, and could barely hold in the smoke. I looked out the window at a shed outside and it appeared to me at this point to be alive, and the pile of hoses next to it became a very round and short lady, who smiled at me. I blew out the smoke after 30 seconds and asked for another hit, but my friend told me just to wait a few more seconds and I understood why afterwards.
Everything started swirling clockwise, and all the light in the room became part of the pattern of the swirl. Everything in the swirl was full and warm, but the area outside of the swirl was filled with emptiness and cold. I attempted to make it over to his bed, and it was a struggle. My other friend who does not do drugs of any sort was downstairs at the time, yet I felt that he was in the room, so I spoke to him, and he responded to me. I told him to go away, because he was scaring me, and he did as I wished and disappeared. Next I finally found my way to the bed and lied down. I stared into the room and imagined myself going into a haunted-house like box, yet I was not scared. I kept on going through a series of different squares until I made it to a larger square, and then it all disappeared. I saw his room again, but for only a second. I looked around the room until my eyes were drawn to his black desk chair that was illuminated the color pink. I asked it for the reason why I was here, and it told me that I loved this girl that I have strong feelings for right now. I was satisfied with the response and looked at a closed window and imagined a string of long shapes that filled my imagination. Then everything started coming back to me, and I stood up and started to talking to my friend, and began feeling the after effects of Salvia. They are quite pleasing actually, and it felt like I was a bit buzzed. The effects wore off and I hung out with my friends for a couple hours. Then I decided to do it with my friend again.
This time, my friend did it with me. This time was not nearly as intense because I think I didnít inhale as much as I should have. I hit it and held it in for 30 seconds, and released it out his window. I did not see anything, but I felt like I was being pressurized from all angles. Then the laughter hit. Everything that happened was absolutely hilarious, and I laughed at everything, even if it wasnít remotely humorous at all. Then I came down and wished to do it again.
I hit it a third time and held it in again for 30 seconds. This time I could communicate with my friend who was not on Salvia, and described a Ski Slope to him in great detail, and said that it was on his left shoulder. My other friend on Salvia somehow understood exactly what I was talking about, and we connected for a little while. I then decided to lay down next to my friends bed on the floor. I then became part of a working class in a village system with faceless people with no arms or legs. I did my part in moving along in the line of people, and was rewarded with compliments from the other villagers. I then came down, and decided to do it again, but that this was going to be my last time.
I hit it for a 4th time, and made sure I was going to inhale the most I could. I let it out after 30 seconds, and the same pressurized feeling as the second time happened. This time I became very sexually aroused for some strange reason, and I decided to masturbate to answer the arousal. I laid down, and began to masturbate. I have tried it while high on weed before, and the feelings were very similar. Except for that on Salvia I imagined that there was a woman-like spirit that was connecting sexually with me. It was very intense, but then I came down after finishing up, so I had no time to try and imagine. After this I had cravings to drink and smoke weed, because I didnít want to be in a normal state of mind, but we had no weed and drinking would give me a hangover and I had to wake up early the next morning so I decided to go to sleep instead.
Overall, Salvia was an absolutely wonderful experience, nothing went wrong, and I plan on doing many more times in my future.
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