Support accurate info and harm reduction.
Donate $50+ and get a Know Your DrugsData tee
A Pleasantly Surprising High
Wormwood
by PenguinMckenna
Citation:   PenguinMckenna. "A Pleasantly Surprising High: An Experience with Wormwood (exp108760)". Erowid.org. Jul 23, 2016. erowid.org/exp/108760

 
DOSE:
2 bowls smoked Wormwood (dried)

BODY WEIGHT: 155 lb


I had read about wormwood's psychoactive effects, and was curious. Marijuana is expensive in my area, and my dealers are unreliable, so I figured wormwood was worth a shot especially given how cheap it is. I ordered an ounce of ground wormwood herb for $2.50 online.

When it came I was surprised by the pungent and pickled smell of the herb. It smelled fairly disgusting, and I was tentative to smoke it. However, the herb burns extremely well and is pleasant when smoked. Once I started it burning it kept burning unlike marijuana. This is actually convenient, but it should be noted.

After I took a few hits I definitely noticed a change in consciousness much like marijuana, but milder. I smoked two bowls in total. When I went inside, I felt what could be described as a mellow marijuana high. After fifteen minutes I was really feeling it. It was different, in the sense that I was more clearheaded. I turned on some tunes and chilled for the hour, until my mom came home. I was easily able to hold a conversation with her, and if anything was more open and more pleasant. The high faded two hours after initial consumption, but I felt relaxed and mellow for the rest of the day.



Exp Year: 2016ExpID: 108760
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 18 
Published: Jul 23, 2016Views: 1,699
[ View as PDF (for printing) ] [ View as LaTeX (for geeks) ] [ Switch Colors ]
Wormwood (50) : First Times (2), Alone (16)

COPYRIGHTS: All reports are copyright Erowid and you agree not to download or analyze the report data without contacting Erowid Center and receiving permission first.
Experience Reports are the writings and opinions of the individual authors who submit them.
Some of the activities described are dangerous and/or illegal and none are recommended by Erowid Center.


Experience Vaults Index Full List of Substances Search Submit Report User Settings About Main Psychoactive Vaults