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The Edge of Journeying
Salvia divinorum
by inveni0
Citation:   inveni0. "The Edge of Journeying: An Experience with Salvia divinorum (exp83989)". Erowid.org. Mar 12, 2020. erowid.org/exp/83989

  smoked Salvia divinorum


Recently, I traveled with my wife to Arkansas to try Salvia. (Possession is a Class C Felony in our home state.) We're both into the idea of using drugs provided by mother nature but strongly against processed narcotics (like cocaine, heroin, etc.). Since Marijuana is also illegal (and we have children to think about), it was not an option. Salvia seemed like the best bet for a decent high.

I'd done a ton of research into Salvia, and felt comfortable with my concept of what I would experience in using it. When we purchased 1/2 of a gram, we bought the 'Yellow' potency from a retailer based on recommendations from the guy working there.

We took the Salvia back to the hotel and I went first, loading the metal pipe and taking a huge hit. I sucked in more than intended and instantly coughed it back out. I thought I had just blown it, so I started loading up another hit when the effects came storming on.

It was like there was some unseen force pushing my body across the room, but my mind was trying its best to move in the opposite direction. Sadly, this was as intense as the experience got. After the 'gravity' effect began to subside, there was a significant feeling of euphoria and sexual arousal.
After the 'gravity' effect began to subside, there was a significant feeling of euphoria and sexual arousal.
I wound up taking about 3 more hits and having the best sex of my life.

My wife also tried Salvia that night. She took one hit and laid down on her back on the bed. She spent about 45-60 second laying there with her hands over her eyes. When she finally opened them, she said, 'Wow, that looks weird.'

Out of curiosity, I asked, 'What looks weird?'

She flung her hands around wildly in the air for about 5-10 seconds and then said, 'I don't know.'

She came out of the effects pretty rapidly after that and claims that she doesn't remember that part of the experience. I feel confident that her experience was much more dramatic than mine.

The next time we can legally try Salvia, we plan on using the 'Red' level. (I wish, however, that I could keep plenty of Yellow on hand because it gave a nice effect while allowing me to have plenty of control over my body…darn you State Legislators!!!) If 'Red' doesn't give me the visual results I'm wanting, I'll keep moving up until I get what I want!

I know most people don't use Salvia much, but I liked it enough that I'm considering moving!

Exp Year: 2010ExpID: 83989
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 28 
Published: Mar 12, 2020Views: 390
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