Flower Ladies
2C-I
by Skunk Numero Uno
Citation:   Skunk Numero Uno. "Flower Ladies: An Experience with 2C-I (exp53774)". Erowid.org. Jun 18, 2006. erowid.org/exp/53774

 
DOSE:
  smoked Cannabis (daily)
  15 mg oral 2C-I (liquid)

BODY WEIGHT: 150 lb


Background:
I am a 22 year-old male working in India at a technical support call center. I am originally from the USA and am working for an American company out here. Recently on a trip back to the US to see my family, I ordered 100mg of 2C-I, as well as some other research chemicals.

It was not until the night before I was leaving to return to India that I decided to try the 2C-I. I had not tried the other chemicals yet either because frankly I was a bit nervous about it.

As for my drug background, I smoke marijuana daily, and I take cocaine occasionally. At this time, I had just returned from a vacation in the Caribbean where I did quite a bit of coke for about a week straight. It was a day or 2 later so I was not feeling any effects of the coke.

I have taken E twice and both times it had no effect on me while my friends were tripping their heads off. I have also tried acid 3 times and it did not affect me. I am not sure if these drugs just do not affect me or if I just did not take enough.

Anyway, the experience with 2C-I was like the ecstasy experience I never had...

Preparation:
I had 100mg of this stuff and this is a very small amount of off-white colored crystals. The crystals are very sparkly and also very sticky. It is difficult to work with and I had no accurate way to measure it, so I measured out 200ml of water and dissolved the entire 100mg of powder. I shook it up for a long time. It did not dissolve easily at all. I let it sit for the day while I went out to dinner with my family.

The Experience:
I had a couple of glasses of wine with dinner so I decided to wait a bit before taking the 2C-I. I was already a little nervous because I was leaving for India the next day and would not be back for another 6 months. I still had a little bit of packing to do and I was also a bit stressed because I had not received my visa yet. I was supposed to receive it the same morning I was to leave so there was always the chance I could miss my flight. Anyway, what I'm trying to say is these were not the ideal circumstances to take this chemical, but I did not want to take it with me to India, so I had to try it at least once before I left.

I measured out about 10ml, or 5mg, of the solution and drank it. I rinsed it and made sure to get any residue from the shot glass I was using. It was about 12:30AM at this point and my family was asleep. I was still packing and I tossed on Napoleon Dynamite, which is a really trippy movie anyway.

I read online that it may take awhile to kick in, so I waited almost an hour. I did not feel much so I took about another 10mg (20ml). After about 10 more minutes, I started to get that funny feeling like 'oh shit, something's happening'. I tried to relax and sat down to watch the movie for a bit. I drank a few glasses of water, something I normally do when I start to feel nervous during a trip.

After another 1/2 hour or so (about 1.5 hours from the first dose), I really started to feel the effects of this powerful drug. I was nervous because it was impossible to ignore the effects. It was winter time and my room was a bit cold. My body became hypersensitive to this and I bundled up in sweatshirt and pants, etc. My skin was very sensitive to the touch and it felt good to rub my hands together and on my arms and legs.

I started feeling very happy and also a little psychotic at the same time. It was a crazy, giddy sort of happiness. When I checked myself out in the mirror my pupils were huge. I did not really have any open eye visuals, certainly nothing that would qualify as a hallucination. To me, it seemed like what ecstasy was supposed to be like. I had a lot of energy and felt like dancing to loud music (which I could unfortunately not do because everyone in the house was sleeping).

It was also easy to get lost in thought. I found myself thinking about past experiences in my life and just feeling compassion for everyone I ever knew. I thought about how much I loved my family and got really emotional. But then I quickly snapped out of it and got into a crazy, energetic mood again. I had to play my guitar for a bit, and then something a little embarrassing happened. I just could not resist hunting some porn and pleasuring myself. I wish I could have shared the experience with a female. The sexual energy was so intense, I could vividly fantasize about what I wanted.

This is when I discovered the closed-eye visuals. When I closed my eyes, it was like a random, bizzare-o dream world. I honestly cannot describe it, but it made perfect sense in my mind. I remember seeing these flowers that had women's heads in the middle, surrounded by the petals, like in a cartoon. They were smiling at me and sending me telepathic messages. This was around 3-4 hours into the experience and I really was feeling the full effects. I laid in my bed with heavy blankets but I could not fall asleep. When I closed my eyes, I went back to my fantasy world. It actually felt like I was leaving my body.

I basically went into this world and talked to the flower ladies. We didn't say much, just sat and smiled at each other and felt wonderful. I would take off on a whim of a thought and come back here and there but I distinctly remember these flower ladies.

At some point I finally did fall asleep but it was not for a good 6 hours after I took the first dose, and I was still tripping. The next morning I felt very aloof. My body felt a little out of synch with my brain. I just kind of felt drained by the whole experience, but it was very lovely and interesting.

Summary:
2c-I is a very powerful chemical. I have a naturally high tolerance to most drugs I have tried and this had a very strong effect on me. It can make me really think objectively about my life and my goals and analyze myself. I have studied out of body experiences (astral projection) and have even successfully had them, but this chemical went beyond just looking at myself sleeping. When I closed my eyes, I really felt like I was in another world.

The sexual energy and body high of this drug is really nice too. Next time I go back to the US, I hope I can get a female friend of mine to trip on this with me. It feels to me like how people normally describe ecstasy. I never lost control of my thoughts completely but I could see with a higher dosage how it would be easy to let the body high take me over.

The other intimidating thing about 2C-I is the duration of the trip. I tripped for at least a good 5 hours. So when I get that 'oh shit' feeling, I know it's going to be with me for awhile. By the time it wore off, I sort of missed the feeling though.

I enjoyed my trip immensely.

Exp Year: 2006ExpID: 53774
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Jun 18, 2006Views: 9,015
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