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Pain Does Not Stand to Pleasure
Anadenanthera colubrina
by windchild
Citation:   windchild. "Pain Does Not Stand to Pleasure: An Experience with Anadenanthera colubrina (exp45261)". Erowid.org. Oct 10, 2005. erowid.org/exp/45261

 
DOSE:
4 seeds insufflated Anadenanthera colubrina (ground / crushed)

BODY WEIGHT: 150 lb


Four seeds of Anadenanthera Colubrina were microwaved so they'd pop, which they did a little, they didn't burst, though. The popped seeds were crushed with baking soda (about 1/4 volume - usually people use limestone, but its really about being basic, not about a specific material) until they were about as fine as the soda. The mixture was wettened a little (to help the active substance solve and to soak the soda into the material), then dried again and crushed. The result was nearly a teaspoon full of brownish material. I split the material into 4 pretty long 'lines' for insuffulation.

I proceeded to insuffulate it as quickly as possible, which was 2 lines in quick succession, then a pause of a few minutes, trying to bear the pain, desire to sneeze violently, and nasty taste. My nostrils felt filled with cement at that point. I began to notice effects during the break.

Then I insuffulated the other 2 lines, with a short break in between. I laid down on the couch. The psychoactive effects were quite noticeable, but short of a real trip. Some colorful CEV's, definite trippy feeling, definite 'intoxicated' feeling, but no real trip. Runny nose later on.

Critique:

- apparently my nostrils were quite dry. That might mean the DMT wasnt solved to get into my bloodstream, and that some of the first 2 lines ended up in my throat instead of where it belongs. Later on, when my nose got runny, the effects were a little stronger. I should have split the material into several shorter lines, so that my nose would get runny quickly, and the material would stick better.

- the material should be insuffulated completely in as short a time as possible, which I just didnt manage. The pain and smell were just overwhelming. The fear of sneezing and blasting half a litre of mucous/drug mixture everywhere was overwhelming.

- maybe it could have worked better with limestone, which is a little more basic, iirc.

- the psychoactive effect was generally pleasing, extremely visual for such a low level (impressive colors)

Exp Year: 2005ExpID: 45261
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Oct 10, 2005Views: 18,878
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