Citation: Angi. "A Relaxing Drink: An Experience with Catnip (exp79491)". Erowid.org. Jun 21, 2009. erowid.org/exp/79491
I never smoked anything before, and even cigarette smoke makes me cough. So, naturally, looking for another way to get mildly buzzed, I picked a few leaves of catnip from the garden (around 7), and a few leaves of fresh spearmint. I smashed it into a cup, and added honey and poked at it with a grapefruit spoon. After my water came to a boil, I clamped on the lid and waited for the stuff to cool down. The resultant tea was colored like very weak jasmine tea, and tasted very minty.
10 minutes: I got dizzy and quite warm. I feel a bit giddy, and it is quite pleasurable.
15 minutes: General feeling of well being, and it's harder to concentrate - but it's still good.
30 minutes: The feeling of coming down. I feel a lot more relaxed now.
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