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Fast and Furious
Salvia Divinorum
Citation:   glasshoppa. "Fast and Furious: An Experience with Salvia Divinorum (exp95334)". Erowid.org. May 28, 2019. erowid.org/exp/95334

1 hit smoked Salvia divinorum (extract - 10x)
I'm an adult with moderate experience with hallucinogens. My psychedelic voyages are few and far between yet approached with respect and anticipation.

This said, I still was a tad cavalier in my first encounter with salvia. A small pinch of 10x fortified leaf taken in a single bong hit... And within a couple of minutes, reality began to tear apart at the seams.

The oft-noted physical hallucinations/sensations were present. This phenomena was unlike anything I've ever experienced and was somewhat disconcerting in its seeming reality and overall weirdness. Pushing, pulling; like being handled from behind. Or like being a puppet on strings, blown by wind. Like my peripheral vision is tugging at my body from this direction or that; or a sense of being physically connected to my envorionment and having to exert energy to pull free of it.

The peak did not last long; perhaps five minutes. After which I felt pretty good. Open, like the mellow afterglow of a mushroom trip. Hands were sweaty, felt like I had some energy. But otherwise, nothing profound. Having learned to respect the profound, ancient and clear space of psylocybin and lsd, salvia is something of a disappointment. Despite the intensity of the psychedelic peak, this substance does not open the mind in the same way. At least, not for me.
Despite the intensity of the psychedelic peak, this substance does not open the mind in the same way. At least, not for me.

I guess I'd call salvia a potent psychedelic novelty. A brief and intense ride for the adventurous, but of limited value to expand mind and soul. Not sure I will do it again.

This stuff should always come with a sincere, brotherly warning to the uninitiated.


Exp Year: 2012ExpID: 95334
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 44
Published: May 28, 2019Views: 578
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