Review Erowid at
Help us be a "Top Rated Nonprofit" again this year and spread
honest info (good or bad) about psychedelics & other psychoactive drugs.
("Share Your Story" link. Needs quick login creation but no verification of contact info)
Pleasent End to a Quiet Day
Mugwort & Passion Flower
Citation:   Jayster. "Pleasent End to a Quiet Day: An Experience with Mugwort & Passion Flower (exp65034)". Jan 8, 2010.

7 g oral Mugwort (tea)
  5 leaves oral Passion Flower (tea)
I first heard about Mugwort online, and thought I'd try it. I went to my local herb shop and bought a half ounce of Oat straw and Mugwort, and about 5 leaves of Passion Flower which, I guess, is two and a half grams. I then put 1/4 ounce of the Mugwort 1/5 ounce of the oat straw in a pot of water and boiled it for about 15mins, I put honey and vanilla extract in the mixture to add flavor as well. I lost about half of the mixture when I filtered the mixture poorly, I took a sip but didnít feel like drinking it now, so I stored it in the refrigerator for a few days. I didnít feel like drinking the tea due to a bad experience with catnip, the flavor in my mouth wouldnít go away, along with the feeling in my stomach every time I saw or smelled an herb that can be used in tea (which is just about every herb).

Anyways, after a couple of days, I decided to drink some, but it was a Luke cold type temperature, if you can imagine, Undrinkable. Since it needed to be heated up, I figured Iíd add the passion flower because itís a sedative like the Mugwort. So I cut up the leaves and put them in my cup then heated it in the microwave for two minutes on 25% power. I put some milk, and more honey in the tea and only took a few sips (the catnip was still on my mind...) Surprisingly, I felt a lot of the effects, I thought to myself, ďThis stuff must be very powerful if 3 sips can make my eyelids heavy.Ē

There wasnít really a lot of experience the first time I drank it, so an hour later I drank some more in hopes of a better one and I ended up chugging the whole dam cup. I decided this would be easier then taking one sip every 3 minutes. After I drank it, I had a lot of phlegm in my mouth (flem to be a lot simpler [lol]) I was also on the computer at this time... so I got off and laid down for awhile and watched a movie. I was patient for a half hour and thought I still wasnít feeling the effects, until I got up to snack...

I could barely walk, and I had a slight headache, too. I probably had a headache because I drank the whole cup in a few seconds. Anyways, the effects, like before were more powerful than I expected. Iím not sure if this was due to the addition of Passion Flower, but probably not, because it only was a few grams, and also, Passion Flower is a mild sedative from what I read. It turned out my mom was thawing a chicken for dinner so I couldnít snack on anything. I couldnít eat, but I didnít like this headache, so I took a couple of Advils.

I fell asleep at the end of the movie, though the tea was making me stay awake. Weird thing about this, Iíve found that it makes you drowsy but restless. I had very vivid, colorful dreams, and I recalled them almost perfectly. Besides what happened in my sleep, this wasnít much of a trippy experience, unless you call very mild delirium a high... but itís very good if you like to dream. This is still a pretty good experience, compared to other herbal ďbuzzesĒ Iíve tried. Pretty cool, but itís not at all psychoactive.

Exp Year: 2007ExpID: 65034
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given
Published: Jan 8, 2010Views: 25,360
[ View PDF (to print) ] [ View LaTeX (for geeks) ] [ Swap Dark/Light ]
Mugwort (292), Passion Flower (121) : First Times (2), Combinations (3), General (1), Alone (16)

COPYRIGHTS: All reports copyright Erowid.
No AI Training use allowed without written permission.
TERMS OF USE: By accessing this page, you agree not to download, analyze, distill, reuse, digest, or feed into any AI-type system the report data without first contacting Erowid Center and receiving written permission.

Experience Reports are the writings and opinions of the authors who submit them. Some of the activities described are dangerous and/or illegal and none are recommended by Erowid Center.

Experience Vaults Index Full List of Substances Search Submit Report User Settings About Main Psychoactive Vaults