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Meditation Help
Ephedra or Caffeine
by Dollface
Citation:   Dollface. "Meditation Help: An Experience with Ephedra or Caffeine (exp12672)". Erowid.org. Feb 17, 2002. erowid.org/exp/12672

 
DOSE:
30 mg oral Caffeine
  300 mg oral Ephedrine

BODY WEIGHT: 125 lb


I avoided all stimulants for about 6 years, starting when I was 16. Now that I'm 21 and regularly meditating/doing yoga/working out, I've found that a small amount of ephedra and/or caffeine does some amazing things to my meditation process.

I find that if I take just a regular dose and then wait half an hour, I can reach amazing levels of disassociation when I begin to meditate. I can stay at these levels for over an hour, and when I come out I'm clearerheaded than I've ever felt in my life...of course, the stimulants then make me start shaking and I lose some of the effect, so I'm now experimenting with lower amounts. It seems that I don't go as far into the meditative state on a lower dose, but I feel much better afterward.

Exp Year: 2002ExpID: 12672
Gender: Female 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Feb 17, 2002Views: 46,415
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