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Spirit Passion
Passion Flower & Caffeine
by Same Creature
Citation:   Same Creature. "Spirit Passion: An Experience with Passion Flower & Caffeine (exp103479)". Erowid.org. Oct 22, 2018. erowid.org/exp/103479

 
DOSE:
T+ 0:00
215 mg oral Caffeine (liquid)
  T+ 3:00 9 flowers oral Passion Flower (tea)

BODY WEIGHT: 144 lb


I am fortunate enough to have moved in with my uncle recently who has a BEAUTIFUL backyard. All kinds of fruit trees, vines, cacti and among these being a truly inspiring passion flower fine currently in full bloom and producing passion fruit. Truly an amazing being. The way it grows astounds me. Flower and vine. Genius design like nothing else I've seen. Its impressive.

Anyways, having taken passion flower extract supplements in the past I decided to pick 9 this evening to make into tea. Normally I would leave them in the sun to dry several days but there didn't seem much reason and tbh, I was looking for a pick me-up today. I had take a 5-hour energy bottle 3 hours before at 5:30pm and felt a little more alert and myself. Normally I would smoke a little bud but I haven't for 2 months now because I want a to find a second job. So instead of turning to DXM for a mental reset, I gave the energy drink and passion flower a shot.

I put some honey in my tea and sipped away playing and singing songs in my room. The hard wood floors provide perfect acoustics. About 30 minutes after finishing my tea (sipped over the course of about 15 min) I was writing lyrics and much more active mentally. I noted I was happy. Very happy. Not that I was waiting on results or anticipating any euphoria. I was just enjoying my music and the house to myself without any care for what was to come.

Then I realized after an hour of this how wonderful I felt and the time spent had been. I just feel the feeling of love. Language is wildly limited...I don't mean overwhelming Ecstasy-like love, more like an enlightenment kind of joy. Subtle, mind you. I feel very peaceful and alert. My creativity is not crazily enhanced like it is on LSD or anything but I'm just less inhibited and more easily in a state of flow. It's really fantastic. So calm. So...perfect. Its this place that transcends mental understanding and language. Normally to be here I am high. I prefer small doses of LSA (Hawaiian baby wood rose seeds) or cannabis to be here but I don't do either for the 'high' anymore but precisely for what this passion flower/energy drink combo has given me. Its perfect...and at the same time no big deal at all. Although I'm not fully 'there' (or rather, here), its close.

Sorry if that doesn't quite make sense to you. Language is all we have to relay these things. Try not to understand people's words but rather the message they are trying to send to you. That is a realization I have come to in the last few hours.

Anyways, Passion flower; there's something special there. Subtle. But its something.

Exp Year: 2014ExpID: 103479
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 20 
Published: Oct 22, 2018Views: 1,227
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