Citation: mea35. "Alligator Time: An Experience with Salvia divinorum (20X Extract) (exp74027)". Erowid.org. Oct 21, 2020. erowid.org/exp/74027
I was all to anxious to try Salvia for my second time. Between that and not being completely comfortable with my environment I believe caused me to have an unpleasant trip. This trip I went on was nothing like my first trip. In fact it was a world apart literally. I was the first out of 3 people who would be smoking Salvia. We were outside in a backyard. We turned on some light trance music and I took one hit of Salvia Extract x20. I held it in for about 20 seconds, then the rest is difficult for me to put into words.
35 seconds plus after initial hit. I began to open my eyes from the daze I was in. I laughed but it quickly ended when I looked at the table in front of me and it seemed to stretch into eternity. I then feel like I'm being pulled back into my chair. I look at my forearms, and there is teeth sinking into my arms. I could feel the pain, which freaked me out and made my trip go from bad to worse. My arm kept getting sucked into these teeth but my arm was never ending in length.
1 min plus after initial hit. I am now in what appears to be water, and I realize the teeth sinking into me are from an alligator. I try to reach my hand up and yell for help. I wanted it to stop but I was being pulled in. Pulled into what? I didn't know. I was falling back endlessly with this alligator dragging me.I felt as if I was just floating in mid air while this creature was dragging me. It seemed eternity had past and eternity was still to come. I could not get the pain or visions to subside. It felt like forever. Where was I going? Where was I being taken? I'm moving but going no where. No where at all.
About 4 minutes into initial hit I feel the teeth let go of my arms. Suddenly I felt like I was shot through a slingshot back into reality. This reality was still somewhat odd. Things are still morphing somewhat but this subsides after about another minute or two.
I asked 'what happened to me and what I did'. They said 'you just sat there with a blank look on your face.' I said 'didn't I scream for you guys?' They replied 'no...we told you already, you just sat there' I was still in a bit of shock because I knew for a fact I was screaming for them, but apparently I didn't. I got up and began to walk. I kept thinking to myself what if I'm still tripping? What if all the sudden I woke up and I was sitting back over in that chair. I couldn't get this thought out of my head. It seemed like it would last forever. About 30 minutes after my initial hit I felt completely normal.
All in all I think I've reached my limit when it comes to Salvia. The visions and the feelings I felt were too real for my comfort.
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