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Ginseng Cigarettes
Ginseng
by GWBasic
Citation:   GWBasic. "Ginseng Cigarettes: An Experience with Ginseng (exp2975)". Erowid.org. Oct 14, 2000. erowid.org/exp/2975

 
DOSE:
1 cig. smoked Ginseng

BODY WEIGHT: 190 lb


There is a tobbacco shop in the town where I live, called the Owl Shop. I went in there one day out of curiousity; but intending to attemp to buy some herbal, tobbacco free cigarettes out of curiousity. I saw ginseng cigarettes, $5.25 for a pack of 20. The box says, 'tobbacco free, nicotine free.' I decided to try them. Because they have no tobbacco, I did not need to show an I.D.

I returned to my fraternity house, and my roommate and myself each smoked one. He experienced something similar to a strong nicotine buzz; I experienced a sudden urge to have a grin on my face and felt rather loopy and giddy. Another person felt no buzz. I enjoyed the cigarette and found it rather smooth, but they left a dead-fish smell in the room.

I've hunted around a bit for info on ginseng cigarettes, but I have not been able to find any referances so far. The pack says, 'Imported from England.'

Exp Year: 2000ExpID: 2975
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Oct 14, 2000Views: 53,786
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