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Vaporizing Vs. Smoking
5-MeO-DMT
by Eagle
Citation:   Eagle. "Vaporizing Vs. Smoking: An Experience with 5-MeO-DMT (exp80053)". Erowid.org. May 4, 2010. erowid.org/exp/80053

 
DOSE:
  smoked 5-MeO-DMT (powder / crystals)

BODY WEIGHT: 65 kg


I have had a number of experiences with this substance, all using a pyrex glass ´bubble´ vaporizer (looks like a lightbulb with a tube sticking out of it). A ´blue flame´ lighter was always used to gently heat the bubble in order for the substance to turn into vapor.

On a couple of occasions slightly too much heat was applied, which caused the production of something more akin to smoke than actual vapor. What both myself and a friend noticed when this happened was that this caused a markedly different experience from when the material was allowed to slowly turn into a vapor. The experience was a lot more intense and came on stronger and faster.

Maybe the reason many people find this compound so overly-intense is because they allow the material to burn before inhaling. From reading trip reports it seems many people use a standard pipe or bong which I guess would usually ignite this material. Although this has advantages I suggest trying a method where the substance turns to vapor slowly at a lower temperature than would be used to burn material, if anything simply for the comparison between the two.

Safe journeying.

Exp Year: 2009ExpID: 80053
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: May 4, 2010Views: 14,412
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