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Cosmic Energy Cloud
5-MeO-DMT
by Sam
Citation:   Sam. "Cosmic Energy Cloud: An Experience with 5-MeO-DMT (exp78485)". Erowid.org. Jan 25, 2010. erowid.org/exp/78485

 
DOSE:
17 mg smoked 5-MeO-DMT (powder / crystals)

BODY WEIGHT: 70 kg


I’m struggling for words here. 5-Meo-DMT is without a doubt the most powerful substance I have ever experienced, and I am familiar with most things, psychedelics in particular.

I received a sample from an Australian friend, along with some changa. I had previously erred on the side of caution with 5-Meo, having read up on it and well aware of its reputation for potency. I had tried a tiny pinch, and got a pleasant, heavy intoxication, but that is it.

This experience took place at night, lying in bed, with candlelight and Shpongle playing. I decided to dump the rest of my sample into my glass pipe (impossible to know how much, approximately 15-20mg). I applied a flame to the pipe, vaporised, long and slow, and inhaled one, and then another vast lungful of 5-Meo (not that harsh).

Very rapidly, within a few seconds, my consciousness began to mutate in to something very different. I became aware that my mind was being flooded with light/energy. The feeling was very cosmic, of oneness with everything. There were some visual patterning in this ocean of light, but this seemed a mere footnote compared to the energy I was experiencing. I felt massively intoxicated – very different to smoking DMT. When I smoke DMT, I encounter incredibly detailed and colourful visions, yet during the experience I feel incredibly clear headed. Not so with 5-MeO. The feeling was of pressure, yet incredibly pleasurable pressure, enveloping my being, and this feeling built up very rapidly after smoking. My pulse increased rapidly, my breathing became shallower, and I did feel nausea.

I didn’t get ‘the fear’ with 5-Meo, to be honest I actually find the trance state more inviting than on DMT, which can feel quite cold and alien on high doses. I find it very hard to describe the trance it put me in, particularly in comparison to other psychedelics…words are a poor medium for describing such a state. I was however, very impressed, and feel very lucky to have experienced it.

Exp Year: 2008ExpID: 78485
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Jan 25, 2010Views: 4,596
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