Citation: Ahmet. "Better Than a Coffee Grinder: An Experience with Morning Glory (exp80598)". Erowid.org. Jul 11, 2019. erowid.org/exp/80598
I have played around with grinding techniques and have found a peppermill to be a better tool than the coffee grinder for Ipomoea tricolor seeds. I loosen the grinder to a semi-coarse grind. This will actually powder most of the seed pulp while leaving the husks mainly intact. I pass the resulting 'powder' through a fine mesh strainer, and collect what comes out of the bottom, a fine yellowish-beige powder with a few flecks of black. It actually reminds me of fine ground white pepper. Most of the husk material will be left behind and looks like coarse ground black pepper with just a bit of the pulp still attached. This helps cut down on nausea as I do not like the idea of using poisonous chemicals to remove the toxins.
I soak the yellow powder in Vodka or Everclear (I use vodka 80 proof) for 2 to 3 days in a sealed jar shaking 4 or 5 times a days and filter the resulting brownish orange liquor until mostly clear. From here it is usable though I know some who have evaporated the alcohol to a smaller amount or in the case of everclear almost completely.
I wish to keep a sacred experience as natural as possible and prefer this method over the polar/nonpolar soaks.
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