Citation: Thursday. "Blessed Relief: An Experience with Coca (exp96463)". Erowid.org. Apr 1, 2018. erowid.org/exp/96463
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Being a fan of cocaine, I did some research on the plant it comes from, the coca leaf. Fascinated by learning that the natives of Peru just chew the leaves to enjoy the effects, and have done so for millennia; I had to try this.
After getting my hands on a small amount of coca leaf powder from South America, I was elated. I had never done this though, and did not know the best way to use the sacred leaf. It took several tries to find the most effective method. But I have now simplified it to perfection.
I took a clean heat resistant cup, and added one heaping tablespoon of coca leaf powder. Added 1/2 teaspoon baking soda as well. Brought water to a boil, removed it from the heat and waited a moment. Poured just-boiled water in cup to fill it halfway. The soda & the leaves react with the hot water and there is a large green head of foam that rises to the top, this is why I only fill it half full. Grabbed a spoon & stirred up my magic tea.
I sipped while it was still hot, holding a mouthful for as long as possible, and began to feel my mouth numb. As I swallowed each sip I could feel my throat numb too. But that was not even the best part. Each sip strengthened a distinct feeling growing within me. A calm. Dare I say, a cloud-floating high.
A wonderful, soothing, warm feeling radiated through me, it was incredibly pleasant & unexpected. I felt it in the body and the mind, my breathing became very easy, my thoughts became slow and clear. Quite the opposite from the stereotypical cocaine experience.
The key is to keep the tea in my mouth for a few minutes with each sip. Keep it in as long as I can, it is a little strange to sit there with a mouthful of tea and not swallow it, but the longer the better. As the tea cooled, it took longer to get the effects from each sip. So, heat is definitely a factor in effectiveness. I found the best temp is right below boiling.
When I realized what I had done, and that I was high on actual, pure coca, I started laughing out loud to myself. My mood softened, any aches or pains, were now gone, to my delight. I sat back, enjoyed this for about 90 minutes, with each sip, the high renewed, over and over until I drained the mug. Quite amazed.
The tea brought me back down gently, leaving me with a peaceful feeling that lasted the rest of the day. I slept like a baby that night, and woke the next morning with a profound sense of well being.
I never imagined this could come from a little cup of green tea.
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