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Withdrawal Effects Surface
Opium Poppy (tea) & Yohimbe
by Bj and the Chef
Citation:   Bj and the Chef. "Withdrawal Effects Surface: An Experience with Opium Poppy (tea) & Yohimbe (exp35861)". Erowid.org. Aug 18, 2004. erowid.org/exp/35861

 
DOSE:
  oral Poppies - Opium (tea)
  4 tablets oral Yohimbe  

BODY WEIGHT: 120 lb


Hi, I just wanted to confirm something I've heard. Another guy told about taking a yohimbe-based product after consumption of poppy tea. He claimed that the Yohimbe caused the poppy effects to be negated, and withdrawal effects to surface.

This was my third day in a row using poppy tea [from 8 Poppy heads], and my SO was coming over, so I took 4 capsules of yohimbe. Sorry, the dosage was not listed on the package. It was one of those suppliments that you buy at grocery stores. The recommended dose was 6 tablets. About 45 minutes after I took the yohimbe, (which was about 4 hours after I'd drank the tea) I started feeling very tired, and achey. I also got the 'spacey', pounding-head feeling that antidepressant withdrawals gave me. I've suffered withdrawals from antidepressants before, as well as from Hydrocodone (vicodin). This combination was very similar to the other withdrawals, except that it was more intense, and it came in waves. It was very uncomfortable. This is not something to be messed with. I felt like shit for the rest of the night (4-5 hours) until I fell asleep.

Exp Year: 2004ExpID: 35861
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Aug 18, 2004Views: 28,665
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Poppies - Opium (43), Yohimbe (96) : Difficult Experiences (5), Combinations (3), Not Applicable (38)

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