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Good Antidepressant
Sceletium tortuosum & Tobacco
by Oom Smog
Citation:   Oom Smog. "Good Antidepressant: An Experience with Sceletium tortuosum & Tobacco (exp68591)". Erowid.org. Jan 23, 2008. erowid.org/exp/68591

 
DOSE:
150 mg smoked Sceletium tortuosum (plant material)
    smoked Tobacco (plant material)

BODY WEIGHT: 62 kg


Woke up this morning, I was a bit depressed after a fight with my girlfriend over the telephone, about stupid little things that bothered me for a long time.

I smoked +-150 mg of kanna mixed with tabacco in a cigarette, almost didn't taste it. 20min later I wasn't so depressed anymore. An hour later I was at work, and for once didn't bother to be there, although I wasn't thrilled to be there and the time passed very slow. I felt some weird headache in the late afternoon (+-6hours after smoke).

after work I went to the cafe I usualy go to, met some friends I hadn't seen in a long time and had the best conversation in months, talked for 4 hours nonstop and had to split because we have to work tomorow. Came home and finally finished the painting that was laying on the floor for weeks and then I still had the energy to type this all down. Now some mj and some sleep.

It's a bit early to tell for me, but it feels as a good antidepresive, perhaps not for daily use.

Exp Year: 2008ExpID: 68591
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Jan 23, 2008Views: 24,148
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Sceletium tortuosum (179) : Various (28), Depression (15), Health Benefits (32), First Times (2), General (1)

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