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Caution :   Reactions and experiences may vary dramatically from person to person. [see below]
Datura Duration
Total Duration
8 - 18 hrs
20 - 120 mins
Coming Up
60 - 120 mins
5 - 12 hours
Coming Down
2 - 3 hours
After Effects
6 - 24 hrs
Hangover / Day After
2 - 3 day
Note: Duration is strongly affected by dose, which can be difficult to accurately predict. Uncommonly large doses can cause effects lasting for 2-3 days.

  • euphoria
  • surreal interactions with world
  • hallucinations, elaborate interaction with hallucinations
  • auditory hallucinations, auditory shifting and effects
  • smoking of phantom cigarettes
  • expands bronchial passages (sometimes used to treat asthma)
  • loss of appetite, thirst
  • inhibits digestion
  • clipped, flat speech
  • slurred speech
  • loss of sense of the passage of time
  • dizziness, headache
  • dry mouth, dry eyes
  • inability to focus eyes (can persist for multiple days)
  • nausea, usually without vomiting
  • feeling of weakness
  • sedation, stupor
  • uncoordinated movement
  • fear, anxiety, panic
  • confusion, delirium, impaired cognitive function (sometimes leading to extremely dangerous behavior)
  • amnesia
  • hyperthermia
  • blockade of sweat glands, impairing heat dispersal
  • difficulty breathing
  • numbness
  • cardiac failure possible at large doses
There is currently no Effects Description for this substance.

Erowid's effects information is a summary of data gathered from users, research, and other resources. This information is intended to describe the range of effects people report experiencing. Effects may vary dramatically from one person to another or one experience to another based on a variety of factors such as body chemistry, age, gender, physical health, dose, form of material, etc.