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A Rather Potent Relaxant
Chamomile
by Adam V.
Citation:   Adam V.. "A Rather Potent Relaxant: An Experience with Chamomile (exp87430)". Erowid.org. Jan 25, 2011. erowid.org/exp/87430

 
DOSE:
  oral Chamomile (tea)

BODY WEIGHT: 155 lb


Recently I've found that chamomile tea is a rather potent relaxant. I picked up some bulk tea bags from a local dry goods store (like a natural food store, but way cheaper.) I've been steeping one tea bag in a mug (approximately 15 oz.) of hot water (really hot, but not boiling.) I leave the tea bag in the water, wait five minutes, and drink the tea, not removing the bag until it's all gone. It's like being comfortably stoned, with a nice body high, and a clear, sedated mind. I've found chamomile a helpful substitute for cannabis and alcohol. It helps alleviate jitteriness and encourage a deep, relaxing, and restful sleep. In the spectrum of substances that I ingest, frequently and occasionally alike, chamomile has become a useful tool for rest, relaxation, and recovery.

Exp Year: 2010ExpID: 87430
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 23 
Published: Jan 25, 2011Views: 19,658
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