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Caution :   Reactions and experiences may vary dramatically from person to person. [see below]
2C-E Duration
Total Duration
4 - 9 hrs
20 - 90 mins
Coming Up
15 - 30 mins
3 - 7 hrs
Coming Down
1 - 2 hrs
After Effects
2 - 4 hrs
Hangover / Day After
6 - 24 hrs
  • sense of well-being (enhanced lucidity, sense of inner peace)
  • mental and physical stimulation
  • increase in associative and creative thinking
  • increased awareness and appreciation of music
  • increased awareness of senses (taste, smell, touch, hearing, vision)
  • increased tactile sensation
  • visual patterning, closed and open eye visuals
  • insight into personal issues
  • profound life-changing spiritual experiences
  • general change in consciousness (as with most psychoactives)
  • pupil dilation
  • confusion, difficulty concentrating, and/or scrambled thoughts
  • change in perception of time
  • slight increase in body temperature
  • slight increase in heart rate
  • muscle tension and aching
  • jaw tension
  • increased perspiration
  • gastrointestinal discomfort, nausea and vomiting
  • dizziness, confusion
  • over-awareness & over-sensitization to music and noise
  • paranoia, fear
  • unwanted life-changing spiritual experiences
  • possible difficulty integrating experiences
2C-E is a psychedelic phenethylamine, with dosage and effects similar, but not identical, to those of 2C-B. Some users report similarities with other psychedelics such as LSD.

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.