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A Peaceful Float to the End of the Earth
Damiana
Citation:   Voodoo. "A Peaceful Float to the End of the Earth: An Experience with Damiana (exp1368)". Erowid.org. Jul 16, 2000. erowid.org/exp/1368

 
DOSE:
6000 mg oral Damiana (capsule)
BODY WEIGHT: 140 lb
After a day surfing at the beach, I was driving home with my friend at 4:00pm. I had a bottle of Damiana that I just bought from a GNC store, hoping for a new experience. There was 90 gelatin pills of 1000mg each. I opened up 6 pills and poured the contents into half a cup of water, and drank. It didn't taste too bad, infact it was very refreshing in a wierd natural type of way. After about 5-10 minutes I felt a little tired and slight tingles in my finger tips. Nothing great, and I thought it wasn't going to work. About 40 min later, I was chillin on my friends bed, just staring into space. I got very cold, and started to stare VERY HARD at nothing at all. My mouth hung open, and I could feel my heart beating hard, but not really fast. I felt tingly and woozy all over. It was pleasant and different. This lasted about 45 min, getting more intense the whole time.

There was a picture of a beautiful model on his wall. I started staring at her face and blocked everything else out. It got very personal, and I felt as though I was having a mental conversation with her. She talked to me, but I don't know what she said. Then it kinda turned. I started feeling very sad, depressed, and over all very bad. I suddenly felt as if the whole world was resting on my shoulders, and I felt like I really messed up in carrying it. I started to tear up uncontrollably, and just kinda felt like shit for awhile. Then it went away about 30min later and I was just totally mellow. Couldn't really focus too much on anything, nor on what anyone said. I was still tingly and felt like I was floating for several hours. It finally ended. I am not too sure what my opinion is. I don't know if the sadness was a one time thing or not. I will try it again though. VERY DIFFERENT.....

Exp Year: 2000ExpID: 1368
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given
Published: Jul 16, 2000Views: 39,266
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