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Definitely Not Placebo
Coleus
by Wingnut
Citation:   Wingnut. "Definitely Not Placebo: An Experience with Coleus (ID 51843)". Erowid.org. Mar 31, 2006. erowid.org/exp/51843

 
DOSE: 8 leaves smoked Coleus (dried)

BODY WEIGHT: 130 lb


I recently purchased a rather large Coleus Blumei ('Wild Lime' hybrid). After reading several antecdotes on the supposed effects of this plant I dried 8 large leaves in the oven at 140 degrees for 45 minutes and than rolled and smoked a rather large 'spliff'.

Immediately I felt a mild relaxation that I, as a skeptic, simply took for a placebo effect. Ten minutes later I began to feel a tingling sensation throughout my entire body, and began to question my initial skepticism. At this time I felt as if I was melting into the couch, and definitely did not want to get up, but when I did so I realized a slight distortion/brightening of colors, waviness and a marked inebriation.

The total experience lasted approxamitely 4 hours and was very enjoyable.

Exp Year: 2006ExpID: 51843
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Mar 31, 2006Views: 19,088
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