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UPDATE 2016 April: UK has banned all legal highs. Starting from 2016 April  (postponed indefinitely due to police asking for more time to be able to enforce it, I will update this site as soon as I know more) : 

“it is an offence to produce, supply, offer to supply, possess with intent to supply, import or export psychoactive substances; that is, any substance intended for human consumption that is capable of producing a psychoactive effect. The maximum sentence will be seven years’ imprisonment.” – The Psychoactive Substances Bill [HL] 2015-16

Slowly I will update the legal status part of the webpage of each plant to reflect this change.

The law is expected to be signed into law in April but enforcement will only start in May. Last chance to order something online if you live in the UK! (Don’t forget, it takes time till they ship it to you, if you order from abroad.)

 

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Legal highs

 

Humanity has been experimenting with psychoactive substances since the beginning of time.

When you hear the word “drug”, “highs” or”narcotics” you think of something illegal, although it should not necessarily be the case.

There are plenty of legal drugs out there.

Just take a look at this list of the best legal drugs to change your mind.
Many of them are easily available in your grocery store, online or you can pick them yourself if it’s the right season.

 

Definition of legal high

Legal highs – definition: substances with psychoactive properties, which are not currently illegal in the given country.

Legal highs can be synthetic and natural and what is considered a legal high depends on the country’s laws.

Entheogens – definition: any substance, taken to bring on a spiritual experience. Most often psychedelic and hallucinogenic plants are called entheogens.

 

What are the best legal highs, legal drugs, and intoxicants?

 

Legal highs (a.k.a legal intoxicants, legal drugs) are intoxicating plants, chemicals, which are legal to use and will get you “high” (intoxicated, altered state of mind).

In this guide I will focus on the best plants, plant extracts and mixtures.
These are often called entheogens. I think entheogens are the best legal highs.

The most commonly used intoxicants are alcohol and tobacco.
But many others are used, including the entheogens – used by indigenous cultures – , modern research chemicals, which are very dangerous, certainly not recommended – and other intoxicating substances that have not yet been defined as illegal.

Just about everyone has had experiences with drugs, one way or another (alcohol, coffee, prescription pills, and yes, even tea is a drug).

This list includes the best legal psychoactive plants, plant extracts I know to be effective.

All of the legal highs in the list are legal to use in most countries, but just to be sure, please don’t forget to always check the legal status of these legal highs.

 

What motivated me to compile this definitive list of the best legal highs that work

 

My motives for writing this comprehensive legal high guide

In short, apart from the personal reasons (see below), my aim with this guide is to get as many people off illegal drugs and dangerous research chemicals by showcasing safer (and cheaper), legal, natural alternatives, which will get you just as high if not more.

I believe, that a lot of people will choose safer, natural, legal alternatives over illegal drugs and dangerous research chemicals if they get to know the alternatives.

 

So please don’t start using legal highs, any drugs, just because of this guide. That’s not my aim.

I remember as a teenager, that was many years ago. And it was incredible difficult to find reliable information about them online.

I learned from my own mistakes, which can be very dangerous ( I nearly ended up in the hospital after eating way too much nutmeg).

That has been 8, 9 years ago.

It is somewhat better nowadays but still not easy to find safe legal highs online.

I decided to create this all encompassing, constantly updated list of the best legal highs available worldwide.

You will be surprised that some of the legal highs mentioned here can be actually found in most grocery store!

 

Warning: I do not advocate consumption of legal highs. They can have adverse side effects and if you are allergic, or if you overdose you might even die.

Some of them are poisonous plants – nightshades- causing a dangerous state of delirium and should not be consumed under any circumstances.

If you are planning to consume any of the substances mentioned here consult your physician first and make sure you read about potential health effects and safe dosing.

Some of the information presented here might be outdated or incorrect. Make sure, that if you are planning to try out any of the substances to research them yourself as well. And please tell me about outdated or incorrect information in the comments section below.

 

BEWARE, SCAM!:  Don’t buy pre-packaged legal highs (often advertised as legal buds, herbal incense, herbal potpourri). They are ineffective and overpriced, you are essentially paying for marketing and nothing else.

Or they are full of dangerous research chemicals and contaminants, which might get you high or you might end up in the hospital. Don’t gamble with your life.

None of these synthetic legal highs have their ingredients listed on the package or online, which is a huge red flag.

More about research chemicals here: Research chemicals (coming soon)

 

Useful:

Learn how to make your own research chemical-free, herbal incense mixture for a fraction of the cost of brand name, herbal incense!

If you are buying the plants separately and make your own legal high mixture at home you can save a significant amount of money.

 

 

Top legal highs:

 

This legal high guide is really big (12 000+ words, equivalent of 20 pages).
Most of my visitors don’t read this in one sitting.

You might want to bookmark the guide so you can easily find it if you come across a legal high you have never heard about online or if you are feeling adventurous and would like to discover new, interesting legal highs.


To help you find the perfect legal high for you:
 -the following will help guide you along in the often complicated world of legal highs

Check out the legal high poll to see what other people like, which legal highs are popular. You too can contribute and you can vote on your favorite legal high. 

Check out Simon’s Legal Highs discount wall, where you can find all the best legal high discounts, promotions, bonus codes and coupons collected. The internet’s only legal high discount aggregator. 

Simon’s Legal High Shop Blacklist:  –  Avoid the following scam websites! Find out which and why. 

If you have a few minutes to spare please read my blog post about responsible and safe legal drugs use. If you are planning to use any of the legal drugs in the list you definitely need to read it.

 

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Entheogens and legal drugs

Best legal stimulants:

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Ephedra sinica

Dried ephedra sinica tea preparation.
Ephedra

Ephedra sinica (mormon’s tea), has been used in Chinese traditional medicine for over 5000 years.

The plant is actually a small shrub prevalent in Asia and the Americas.

It is the best known and most popular legal stimulant.

Ephedra was used to be marketed as legal Xtasy and it was the most popular weight loss supplement for years. It is still the basis of most legal stimulant mixtures on the market.

 

Effects

The active ingredient is ephedrine a strong stimulant, appetite suppressant with mood enhancing properties.

It increases focus and stamina (sometimes libido too in rare cases) + slight euphoria and extasy (MDMA) like buzz, but not as strong.

 

Dosage

The dosage of ephedrine is between 25 mg to 150 mg when used in a hospital setting (depends on age, gender, weight, height, illnesses etc…).

Use the following formula to calculate safe dosage:

(X grams) x (Y ephedrine concentration) = Z

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X= grams of ephedra or ephedra extract

Y= ephedrine concentration %

Z= your dose, Z should be between 25 – 150 mg (0,025 – 0,150 grams)

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Example:

Your ephedra tea preparation has an ephedrine concentration of 1% and you bought 200 grams.

200 g x 0.01 = 2 g

So, Z=2 g (2000 mg), therefore your amount of ephedra is enough for 13.3 strong doses for one person.

 

Or, you can use the following ephedra dosage calculator.

 

Legal status

 Ephedra – legal status
USAEphedra tea preparation and extracts are legal to buy online and to possess and use, but medications containing ephedrine, pseudoephedrine are strictly controlled, each state has different limits for these medications
CanadaCanada has no specific regulation against online sales since 2012, legal status of online purchases of Ephedra sinica herb and its extract are ambiguous, unregulated
CroatiaEphedra is illegal in Croatia. Only medical use of the plant (on prescription) is legal.
FinlandEphedra is illegal in Finland. Only medical use of the plant (on prescription) is legal.
GermanyEphedra is illegal in Germany. Only medical use of the plant (on prescription) is legal.
HungaryEphedra is illegal in Hungary. Only medical use of the plant (on prescription) is legal.
NetherlandsEphedra is illegal in the Netherlands. Only medical use of the plant (on prescription) is legal.
SwedenEphedra is known to be legal in Sweden.
UKYou can purchase Ephedra legally online from abroad in the UK, but it is illegal to buy and sell within the country (buying and selling within the UK is legal only with prescription, in pharmacies).
IndonesiaEphedra is known to be legal in Indonesia.

 

Buy ephedra - US

You can buy ephedra and ephedra extract in the US here:

Buy ephedra and ephedra extract /shipped from the US, credit cards accepted/

 

It’s often out of stock. Legal high vendors have a hard time meeting the demand for ephedra and ephedra extract.

 

If it’s out of stock try the ephedra substitute Sida cordifolia.

 

Buy ephedra - Netherlands

For more information about ephedra and to buy ephedra or ephedra pills in the Netherlands go here:

Buy ephedra pills /shipped from the Netherlands/
– Ephedra is no longer available, only pills containing ephedrine, beware, it’s really strong

If it’s out of stock try the ephedra substitute Sida cordifolia.

 

Additional information on ephedra

 

Sida cordifolia

On the picture is the orange flower of Sida cordifolia, a.k.a country mallow, the best known ephedra alternative.
Sida cordifolia, country mallow

Sida cordifolia (country mallow, bala, heart-leaf, sida, flannel weed) is a small shrub native to India.

However, country mallow has spread all over the world and can be found in most countries.

Country mallow is the best ephedra substitute, which you can buy online.

It contains the same alkaloids as ephedra (ephedrine and pseudoephedrine).

Country mallow is much milder than ephedra, and to get the same effects you need much more (see dosage below).

In certain countries ephedra is illegal but country mallow is still legally bought and sold.

/Not to mention, because ephedra is the most popular legal stimulant, it is often out of stock or overpriced, in that case Sida cordifolia can be a good alternative./

 

Effects

The effects are the same as that of ephedra and other ephedrine containing plants:

  • mood enhancing
  • helps concentration
  • increased alertness and focus
  • stimulating
  • and amphetamine like effects

Just like ephedra, this is not simply a caffeine alternative!

This is a genuine legal high that gets you “high” (high is described as amphetamine like by various trip reports).

Be careful, because it suppresses the effects of alcohol, and you can easily overdrink yourself, resulting in alcohol poisoning.

 

Dosage

Country mallow is said to contain much less active ingredients than Ephedra (according to forum posts, could not find any concrete evidence supporting this).

However, the main active ingredient is ephedrine, therefore you can can calculate the dosage  the same way you would do it with Ephedra.

The dosage of ephedrine is between 25 mg to 150 mg when used in a hospital setting (depends on age, gender, weight, height, illnesses etc…).

Use the following formula:

(X grams) x  (Y ephedrine concentration) = Z

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X= grams of country mallow

Y= ephedrine concentration of country mallow in %

Z= your dose, Z should be between 25 – 150 mg (0,025 – 0,150 grams)

————————————————————–
Example:

Your Sida cordifolia has an ephedrine concentration of 1% and you bought 200 grams.

200 g x 0.01 = 2 g

So, Z=2 g (2000 mg) , therefore your amount Sida cordifolia  is enough for 13.3 strong doses.

 

Use the country mallow dosage calculator to calculate dosage.

 

Legal status

Sida cordifolia is only illegal in countries, which have a blanket ban on ephedrine containing plants.

 SIDA CORDIFOLIA – LEGAL STATUS
 Croatia illegal
 Finland illegal
 Germany illegal
 Hungary illegal
 Netherlands illegal

However, the law is very ambiguous, when it comes to Sida cordifolia, not to mention compared to ephedra, country mallow is practically unheard of.

There is very little, reliable information available online regarding country mallow’s legal status and the legal status of the other ephedrine containing plants.

Sources:

 

Erowid – Ephedra law

Erowid- Ephedrine law

Wikipedia – Legal status of Ephedra in the United States of America

Wikipedia – Ephedrine – Legality

 

Buy Sida cordifolia - US

You can buy country mallow in the US here:

Buy country mallow /shipped from the US, credit cards accepted/
Update: only seeds are available for sale, for now.

 

Buy Sida cordifolia - Netherlands

To order Sida cordifolia online from the Netherlands go here:

Buy Sida cordifolia, ephedra alternative /shipped from the Netherlands/
Update: only seeds are available for sale, for now.

 

Additional information

This is only a summary of the best known ephedra alternative, Sida cordifolia.

For more in-depth information on the health effects, dangers, dosage of Sida cordifolia click here.

 

Betel

Betel, Piper betle fresh leaves arranged in a circle.
Betel

Piper betle, a.k.a. betel is a very popular recreational drug in Indonesia and parts of Southeast Asia.

The leaves of the plant are consumed (chewed).

It is often consumed together with areca nut.

This mixture is called paan and it is very popular in India and Indonesia.

 

Effects

Betel is a mild stimulant and slightly improves mood.

The effects of betel are likened to chewing tobacco. Consumed with areca nut the effects are enhanced.

 

Dosage

3-5 leaves are chewed per session.

However, many people chew up to 30 – 50 leaves per day.

 

Legal status

Betel is only illegal in the United Arab Emirates.

 Betel – legal status
United Arab EmiratesIllegal

 

Buy Betel US

Betel leaves and paan need to be freshly prepared, and the prepared product’s shelf life is very short.

Therefore, betel consumption  is restricted to regions, where betel is cultivated (Southern Asia and Indonesia).

 

Buy betel - Netherlands

Betel leaves and paan need to be freshly prepared and the prepared product’s shelf life is very short.

Therefore, betel consumption  is restricted to regions, where betel is cultivated (Southern Asia and Indonesia).

 

Additional information

 

Areca nut

Sun-dried Areca nuts (betel nuts).
Betel nuts

It is the seed of the areca palm, Areca catechu.

Areca nut is often called Betel nut.

Betel nut is often consumed together with the synergistic betel leaves (see above), the mixture is called paan.

 

Effects

Areca nut is a mild stimulant and it slightly improves mood too.

The effects of Areca nut are likened to chewing tobacco.

The main active ingredient is arecoline.

 

Dosage

Usual dosage is between 10 – 50 grams per day, per person, on average.

 

Legal status

Betel nut is only illegal in the United Arab Emirates.

 Betel nut – legal status
United Arab EmiratesIllegal

 

Buy areca nut - US

You can buy Areca nuts in the US here:

No longer sold in the US due to some changes in legislation (wholesale import is prohibited, small orders are still fine).

Try a European vendor.

Buy areca nut Netherlands

To buy areca nuts in the Netherlands go here:

Haven’t found any Dutch stores selling it.

Let me know in the comments below if you know of a place, where you can buy Betel nut online in Europe.

 

Additional information

 

Kanna

A flowering Kanna, Sceletium tortuosum plant. It is a mood enhancing legal high from Africa. Kanna is used as a recreational drug for thousands of years.
Kanna

Kanna, Sceletium tortuosum is a succulent herb from South Africa.
It has been used as a recreational drug for thousands of years by indigenous tribes in Africa.

 

Effects

Effects of kanna can range from a “pick-me-up” to MDMA and cocaine like effects depending on the dosage.

The active ingredient appears to be mesembrine, which elevates mood and decreases stress and reduces your level of anxiety.

Marijuana synergist: Kanna is known to strengthen the effects of cannabis. So if you are living in a country, where marijuana is legal you might want to try mixing it with some kanna for a new type of high.

 

Dosage

The typical dosage of kanna is:

  • oral ingestion  –  0.5 – 2 g
  • smoking –  0.2 – 0.5 g
  • insufflation – 0.1 g – 0.3 g (warning, can be painful, not recommended)

 

Legal status

Kanna appears to be only illegal in Louisiana and legal all over the world.

 KANNA – LEGAL STATUS
LouisianaIllegal

 

Buy kanna - US

To buy kanna or kanna extract in the USA go here:

Buy kanna and kanna extract  /shipped from the US, credit cards accepted/

 

Buy Kanna Netherlands

To buy kanna or kanna extract in the Netherlands go here:

Buy kanna and kanna extract  /shipped from the Netherlands,  if it’s sold out try a US vendor, look for Kanna and Holy-T Kanna/

 

Additional information

This is only an introduction to kanna. Click here to access the complete kanna guide.

 

 

Khat

Leaves of the psychoactive plant Catha edulis (a.k.a khat).
Khat

Catha edulis, edible khat is a very popular, legal recreational drug.

Khat chewing has a rich tradition as a social, communal activity dating back thousands of years.

 

Effects

The main active ingredient is cathinone, an amphetamine like stimulant.

It is a stimulant and  a strong mood enhancer (depending on the dosage).

The effects are described as amphetamine like and cocaine like by users.

 

Dosage

One traditional bundle of khat wrapped in a banana leaf (banana leaves are used in Africa, on the Arabian peninsula plastic bags are used) is 400 – 500 grams, it is usually enough for two people to start feeling mild effects. For strong effects you need to chew more khat.
During a session of khat chewing users typically consume (chew and spit out, don’t swallow it) between 100-300 grams of fresh plant material.

Fresh khat leaves and stem tips are generally chewed in large quids for 10-30 minutes.

 

Legal status

KHAT – LEGAL STATUS
ChinaIllegal
FinlandIllegal
FranceIllegal
GermanyIllegal
IcelandIllegal
IrelandIllegal
NorwayIllegal
PolandIllegal
SomaliaIllegal
UKIllegal
USIllegal
United Arab EmiratesIllegal

 

Buy khat - US

Khat cultivation and consumption is constrained to a small area within the Arabian peninsula.

Khat leaves and stems must be consumed within 48 hours after harvest or else they starts to lose their potency rapidly.

With such a short shelf life it is not surprising that you can not buy khat online.

To only way you could acquire khat online in the US is to buy extracted cathinone – the main active ingredient -, but that is illegal in the USA.

However, you can buy khat seeds.

Buy khat seeds here /shipped from the US, credit cards accepted/.

 

Buy Khat - Netherlands

Khat is illegal in the Netherlands.

 

Additional information


Coca leaves

Branches and leaves of the coca plant
Coca plant

Coca plants belong to the family of Erythroxylaceae. The plant can grow to 3 meters and has red berries.

The leaves of the coca plant contain several alkaloids, including cocaine. The drug of the same name is the purified form of this substance.

Effects

The main active ingredient of coca leaves is cocaine. As a result, effects of the leaves are also similar to cocaine, though much milder.

Coca leaves act as a stimulant, suppressing hunger, thirst, fatigue and pain. The leaves are either chewed or prepared as a coca tea.

Dosage

Coca leaves contain about 0,8% cocaine, though this varies from plant to plant.

For chewing, an amount of dried leaves is used that fits comfortably in one’s mouth. This is generally between 3 and 10 grams.

For making coca tea, fresh leaves or tea bags of ground leaves may be used. The effects vary by dosage, the recommended amount is between 1 and 8 grams.

Legal status

 COCA LEAVES – LEGAL STATUS
 USANo distinction is made between coca and cocaine. Both are considered controlled substances (schedule II), and only legally available on prescription, for medical reasons.
Argentina Cocaine in its processed form is illegal, but coca leaves are not. Chewing coca leaves and drinking coca tea is allowed. Small-scale sale is also legal, but wholesale supply is not.
Australia No distinction is made between coca and cocaine. Both are considered controlled substances (schedule 8), and only legally available on prescription, for medical reasons.
Bolivia Cocaine in its processed form is illegal, but coca leaves are not. Chewing coca leaves and drinking coca tea is allowed.
Brazil Both cocaine and coca are controlled substances. Cultivation of coca leaves is illegal, though possession of the leaves does not seem to be prosecuted.
Colombia Possession of up to 1 gram of cocaine for personal use is legal (sale is not). Coca leaves are also legal in Colombia.
 Netherlands Both cocaine and coca leaves are illegal. However, the ban on the possession of living plants does not seem to be enforced.
 Paraguay  Both cocaine and coca are controlled substances. Cultivation of coca leaves is illegal, though possession of the leaves does not seem to be prosecuted.
 Peru Coca plants may be cultivated and the leaves sold and consumed freely. Possession of up to 2 grams of cocaine is also legal, if one is not carrying more than two kinds of drugs.
 UK No distinction is made between coca and cocaine. Both are considered controlled substances (class A), and only legally available on prescription, for medical reasons.

 

Buy coca leaves

Coca leaves may only be bought in most countries on prescription, for medical purposes. Buying and using coca leaves is generally more accepted in South America, though laws vary by country.

Coca leaves are available for buying at land-based vendors in Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia and Peru. If you are on vacation in one of these countries, trying coca leaves can make for an interesting experience.

I did find a South American place that sells coca leaves online and ships to the US (even though it’s illegal) and to Europe as well.

Keep in mind, this seems to be completely illegal and I have no idea how this online shop is not yet prosecuted. Order at your own risk!

Buy coca leaves /Shipped from Peru./

 

Additional information

 

Cocoa powder

Natural unsweetened cacao powder.
Cacao powder

Cacao or cocoa powder is the dried and ground, fully fermented fatty seed of the Theobroma cacao tree.

Not many people know, that apart from its culinary uses, cacao also has mild psychoactive properties and it is considered a “household high”, along with nutmeg.

However, to induce its effects, you’ll likely need relatively large amounts of pure, 100% cocoa powder (not the sugary mixtures you usually get in regular grocery stores).

Effects

Theobromine is considered a stimulant, with effects “milder and longer lasting” than caffeine’s.

Some claim that they experience a certain high, when drinking shakes and other drinks prepared from large doses of pure cocoa powder.

The reported effects of the cocoa high are:

  • caffeine-like stimulation
  • enhanced mood
  • mild euphoria

It also makes you urinate frequently and if overdosed will cause theobromine poisoning with many adverse effects.

Dosage

An optimal dosage to feel the effects is two tablespoons of  natural, unsweetened cacao powder or more depending on your body weight.

You can actually make a pleasant, but strong hot drink from cocoa powder, that is guaranteed to trigger its psychoactive effects. Check out the “Additional information” section for the recipe!

Pets should not consume cacao powder under any condition. They metabolise theobromine much slower than humans and in their case, a lethal “chocolate poisoning” is a realistic possibility.

Legal status

Legal and available worldwide.

Buy cacao powder US

Buy cacao powder Netherlands

It’s  in nearly every grocery store. Look for unsweetened, natural cacao powder.

Additional information

 

Kola nut

A picture of fresh kola nuts.
Kola nuts

The kola nut is the fruit of the cola tree. The cola genus of trees itself is native to the tropical rainforests of Africa. The two most widely used and cultivated species in the genus are Cola acuminata and Cola nitida.

If you come across commercially available kola nut on the internet, there’s a good chance, that its gonna be whether Cola nitida or Cola acuminata. These are also the species with the highest caffeine and theobromine content, and therefore the most potent stimulating effects.

Effects

As the main active ingredient in kola nuts is caffeine, its effects are almost identical to that of caffeine. These are:

  • stimulation of the central nervous system (can alleviate symptoms of depression)
  • improved mental alertness
  • restored vitality – kola nuts are instant energisers
  • generally improved mood
  • in some cases, they reportedly boost libido

Kola nut contains more caffeine than coffee – approx. 3 times more and its effects are slightly different. In one reported experience, a user talked about a “mild bodily buzz”, unlike anything caused by coffee.

Dosage

A shop I know that sells kola nut (Cola nitida) extract recommends 1 tablespoon of extract for light, 2 tablespoons for medium and 3 for strong effects. The extract is around 10x, so if you have plain, ground nuts, you’ll have to use significantly more.

Legal status

Kola nut doesn’t contain any illegal substances. There is also no indication of any country or state, where any restrictions exist on its use or cultivation. It appears to be legal everywhere.

Buy kola nut powder - US

I cannot currently recommend any shops to buy kola nut from the US.

Buy kola nut - Netherlands

You can buy kola nut extract (Cola nitida) shipped from the Netherlands on the link below:

Buy kola nut (Cola nitida) extract /shipped from the Netherlands/

Additional information

 

 

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Kava

A Kava, Piper methysticum bush. The leaves are consumed for their psychoactive properties.
Kava

Piper methysticum, kava is consumed throughout the Pacific Ocean cultures of Polynesia, including Hawaii, Vanuatu, Melanesia and some parts of Micronesia.

Kava roots are used to produce a drink with sedative and anesthetic properties.

 

Effects

Kava is sedating and it is primarily consumed to relax without disrupting mental clarity.

The main active ingredients are kavalactones.

Kavalactones have a wide variety of effects including amnestic, analgesic, anticonvulsant, anxiolytic, nootropic and sedative,hypnotic.

/The extracts are very strong, be careful./

 

Dosage

The kavalactones dosage in a traditionally prepared cold infusion of kava root can vary drastically from 150 mg in a four-ounce serving to as much as 500 mg.

Furthermore, indigenous peoples in the South Pacific Islands and Hawaii are accustomed to drinking multiple bowls of kava per day; it’s not uncommon for people to consume a kavalactones dosage of up to 2500 mg daily for years at a time.

Although there have been no recorded ill effects in indigenous groups that frequently consume these high amounts of kava, the Kava Committee recommends consuming no more than 300 mg per day.

Legal status

 Kava – legal status
SwitzerlandSale of kava within Switzerland is banned, status of importing is unclear.
FranceSelling kava within France is illegal, legal status of importing it from abroad is unclear.
AustraliaKava is illegal in Australia, except personally carrying at max 2 kgs of the plant within the luggage upon entering the country.
South AfricaKava is illegal in South Africa.
UKSelling kava within the country is illegal, the legal status of importing it is unclear, see below the table*.
PolandKava is illegal in Poland.
NetherlandsIt is illegal to buy or sell kava within the Netherlands, the legal status of importing it is unclear.
SwedenSelling kava within the country is banned but you can order it import from abroad (for personal consumption, not for reselling).

 

UK*: kava is banned for import or sale for the purpose of ingestion, but ordering and importing it not for ingestion is legal, or at least not penalized. How authorities determine what was ordered for consumption and what wasn’t is not clear.

 

Buy kava - US

You can buy kava and kava extract in the US here:

Buy kava and kava extract /shipped from the US, credit cards accepted/

 

Buy kava - Netherlands

It’s illegal to sell kava within the Netherlands. Try a US vendor.

 

Additional information

Kava is a really popular legal sedative. This is only a summary.

Click here for more info on kava, kava consumption, health effects, dosage and preparation.

 

 

Kratom

Two kratom leaves.
Kratom

Mitragyna speciosa, kratom is a tropical evergreen tree in the coffee family. Kratom is native to Southeast Asia.

Its leaves are used for medicinal and recreational purposes.

Kratom is psychoactive, and the leaves are chewed to uplift mood and to treat health problems.

Kratom is the second most popular legal high after Salvia divinorum.

 

Effects

Lower doses of kratom act as a stimulant and mood enhancer. Higher doses produce strong sedative, euphoric, analgesic effects.

The main active ingredient is mitragynine.

 

Dosage

Kratom dosage ranges:

  • 2-6 grams = mild effects (typically the effects are stimulant-like)
  • 7-15 grams = moderate effects (the effects can be stimulant-like or sedative-euphoric-analgesic)
  • 16-25 grams = strong effects (sedative-euphoric-analgesic effects; too strong for highly sensitive people and first-timers)
  • 26-50 grams = very strong effects, possible overdose (sedative-euphoric-analgesic effects; TOO STRONG FOR MOST PEOPLE)

 

Legal status

Kratom’s legal status, country-by-country breakdown.

 

Kratom – legal status
Australiaillegal
Burmaillegal
Malaysiaillegal
Thailandillegal
Finlandillegal
Germanyillegal
Irelandillegal
Israelillegal
Myanmarillegal
Malaysiaillegal
New Zealandillegal
Romaniaillegal
Russiaillegal
South Koreaillegal
USAillegal
Austrialegal
Belgiumlegal
Brazillegal
Canadalegal
Greecelegal
Hungarylegal
Indonesialegal
Italylegal
Macaulegal
Netherlandslegal
Swedenlegal
UKlegal

 

Countries not listed have no information available about Kratom’s legal status online.

 

Kratom’s legal status in the USA.

 

Kratom – legal status – USA
Indiana illegal
Tennessee illegal
Louisiana illegal

Kratom is legal in every other US state.

 

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IMPORTANT: the FDA put an import alert on kratom and salvia, which means that large commercial orders can be seized by the customs and vendors can be prosecuted (notable example is Bouncingbearbotanicals, owner was jailed and it no longer sells kratom or salvia).

Vendors selling kratom in the US are operating in a legal gray area. And many kratom vendors cut corners and try to rip people off.

You can find a list of these vendors in legal high shop blacklist.

Please be very careful if you decide to purchase kratom from a US vendor (I do not advise it).

I can’t recommend any US kratom vendors right now.

 

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Additional information

Kratom is the second most popular legal high. There is plenty of interesting facts not listed in this brief summary.

Click here for the complete kratom guide, which provides more information on kratom consumption, health effects, dosage, preparation and trip reports.

 


Valerian

The exposed root of a Valeriana officinalis plant.
Valerian root

Valerian, Valeriana officinalis is a small flowering plant native to Europe and Asia.

The oil present in the root is used to make valerian tea which has sedative effects.

The exact cause of these effects is unknown. It has been speculated that there is no single active ingredient in Valerian, instead, a synergy of the compounds has sedative properties.

Effects

The effects of valerian have been compared to Valium and MDMA, though milder.

The oil extracted from the root has sedative effects and is used to treat insomnia. Some users have reported feelings of euphoria as well.

Valerian is also used to treat pain, convulsions and epilepsy,  though there is little research concerning the plant’s efficacy.

Dosage

The standard adult dosage of Valerian is 2 g to 3 g of dried root, 270 mg to 450 mg of an aqueous Valerian extract, or 600 mg of an ethanol extract.

Source: NYU Langone Medical Centre

Legal status

Valerian is not a controlled plant and appears to be legal globally. Valeriana officinalis is on the FDA’s list of substances generally recognised to be safe.
Source: Erowid

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Skullcap

A flowering Scutellaria lateriflora, a.k.a. Skullcap.
Skullcap

Skullcaps, in plural, refer to the genus Scutellaria in the mint family, Lamiaceae that contains around 300-400 species (there is no consensus).

Scutellaria lateriflora, the species that is most often commonly referred to as skullcap, is widely cultivated for its mild sedative, analgesic and anxiety relieving properties. It is also considered a light legal high and often smoked or consumed in teas alone, or mixed with other herbs.

Effects

It is a common ingredient in herbal incense mixtures. Almost all of them contain it.

It is also available as a standalone herbal smoke.The plant has scientifically proven anti-anxiety and general mood enhancing properties (see the details in the “Additional information” section).

The reviews online claim “awesome” to “none at all” effects (although the most positive reviews describe experiences under the influence of teas brewed form a mix of herbs, containing skullcap).

Dosage

I never had much luck with this. You probably need to make a tea out of a lot of it but I’m not sure how much. It is also nice to experiment with mixing it with other herbs. Clicking on the link in the “Additional information” section you can find a nice recipe for a tea-mix, that I’m planning to try soon!

As for the benefits: its mild anxiety relieving and sedative properties are certainly true – not a classic “recreational high”, though.

Legal status

Legal and available worldwide.

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Opium poppy seeds and opium poppy pods

Opium poppy seeds and dried pods.
Papaver soniferum pods and seeds

Papaver somniferum, a.k.a the opium poppy (not the California poppy!) is the source of many illegal and controlled substances like: morphine, codeine and morphine’s derivative heroin.

But some strains of the opium poppy remain staple food items in many countries and are available in grocery stores.

Poppy seeds and pods are often drunk as tea. The poppy seed tea is a light drug (legal in most countries).

However, the poppy pod tea is not to be trifled with and it is definitely not a light drug!

Effects

Poppy seed tea contains a mixture of chemicals but the main active ingredients are the residual morphine, codeine and thebaine, that are found on the seeds (the seeds themselves do not contain these alkaloids).

The seed tea gives you a relaxing, mild, nice, euphoric high.

The pod tee is quite strong, narcotic, sedative, euphoric.

You will feel refreshed and happy.

As a strange side-effect many people notice an increased tolerance against cold weather.

If overdosed (especially, be careful with poppy pods) it can kill you by slowing-down breathing (similar to heroin OD), there is at least one reported case of fatal overdose.

Dosage

It is really hard to estimate dosage, because the potency of batches varies greatly.

Poppy seed tea:

Here is how I use poppy seed tea (28, male, 80 kg):

  • 1 liter milk, low fat 1.5 %
  • 4 big spoonful of natural, unsweetened cacao powder
  • 1 bag of ground poppy seed (without sugar) from the grocery store , 500 grams
  • Put everything in one glass container (I use an Oktoberfest beer mug, called Maß).
  • Get a hand mixer, mix it for 10 minutes on highest setting till it’s really foamy.
  • And it’s done , add honey if you have a sweet tooth (I always drink it without any kind of sweeten, it’s not bad on it’s own).

I usually eat the seeds too, or at least part of the ground seeds. I think eating the seeds is really important, otherwise you won’t get really high.

It peaks in 2 hours, lasts 4 hours from peak.

The potency of the poppy seeds varies greatly. Over the years this “cocktail” (using the same amount, same way of preparation) caused wildly different highs, from next-to-nothing to seriously messed up (felt like my breathing was slowing down to a dangerously low level and felt like passing out, close to OD).

It is impossible to predetermine the exact amount. Use the ladder method and consume it very slowly, that’s what I do all the time.

/As an extra precaution, I always keep two big Monster energy drinks around, so if it turns out to be too strong and I feel my breathing slowing down too much and feel like passing out I just drink one or two./

Poppy pod tea:

It is kind of like the seed tea but much stronger and the same applies here as well. It is impossible to predetermine the exact amount, because the potency of the pods varies greatly.

Be careful with pods, overdosing can lead to death.

According to Erowid the recommended dose is between:

  • Between 1 and 3 pods for new drinkers
  • 2-5 pods for experienced
  • 5+ pods for opiate addicts

Source: https://www.erowid.org/plants/poppy/poppy_info2.shtml

Just be careful, I would start with poppy seeds first.

Use the ladder method and consume it very slowly.

Legal status

Poppy seeds are available and legal to purchase worldwide (except for the United Arab Emirates, se more below).

The legal status of opium poppy is controversial in many countries. Many authorities allow growing poppies for ornamental purposes, but punishments are imposed when the plants are grown for the purpose of extracting narcotics form them. However, such a law is extremely hard to enforce consistently.

Countries with available information on the legal status of opium poppy:

COUNTRY LEGAL STATUS OF OPIUM POPPY
 USOpium is a Schedule II drug under the Controlled Substances Act. Most opioids are Schedule II, III, IV, or V drugs. Growing opium poppies is not prohibited expressly, but one would surely get prosecuted if the DEA found out, that he’s growing the plant to extract opiates from it.
CanadaAll substances derived form, and all parts of the Papaver somniferum are Schedule I drugs.
 UKIn the UK, poppies are legal to grow, but it is illegal to use them for medicinal purposes without a licence – that is, extracting morphine, thebaine, codeine and other opiates from them.
 AustraliaIt is only legal to grow in Tasmania and Victoria, in possession of a licence. The former is one of the largest legal opium growing regions in the world.
New Zealand Legal to cultivate for ornamental purposes, but illegal to extract the psychoactive alkaloids
NetherlandsAll parts of Papaver somniferum are illegal after harvesting (except for the seeds), as they contain substances that are List I drugs under the Opium Law. However, unofficial sources claim, that the small scale cultivation of opium poppy plants for ornamental purposes is not actively prosecuted.
 Finland It is prohibited to cultivate opium poppy.
United Arab Emirates Illegal to grow or cultivate. Even poppy seeds are illegal. Last year, a 16 year old Indian boy was detained, for “smuggling” half a kilo of poppy seeds into the country.

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Wild Opium Lettuce

This is a picture of an opium lettuce plant.
Opium lettuce

Lactuca virosa, best known as opium lettuce is a well-known legal high.

It has very mild sedative, opium-like (hence the name) effects.

Legal status

Effects

The effects are really mild so if you are not an absolute beginner legal high user, it is best to go straight for the extracts instead.

The active ingredient appears to be Lactucarium.

The effects are very similar to opium. However, the main ingredient is not an opiate.

Dosage

Wild lettuce can be smoked or drank as a tea. The threshold amount of dry leaves is about 10 grams. The extract made from Lactuca virosa may also be smoked in an opium pipe; this seems to be the most effective way of consumption.

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Blue lotus, Nymphaea caerulea

A picture of flowering blue lotus, Nymphaea caerulea.
Blue lotus

The blue lotus (Nymphaea caerulea) held extreme importance in Egyptian mythology. It was also widely used for both its mild psychoactive properties and as a pleasant incense by people of dynastic Egypt.

It is traditionally consumed as a tea or soaked in alcohol – usually wine or martini. This method is said to make its psychoactive effects more pronounced.

Blue lotus is also used in the production of many perfumes.

Effects

The main active ingredients of blue lotus are the alkaloids nuciferine and aporphine.

The effects of blue lotus are reportedly mild and pleasant. The following effects often reoccur in trip reports:

  • improved general mood
  • a pleasant, warm feeling
  • a feeling of calmness
  • mild sedative effect or mild stimulation (probably dependent on the person, the situation and the amount consumed)
  • a pleasant bodily “buzz”

Blue lotus is also a mild aphrodisiac.

Dosage

The best way to consume blue lotus is to create lotus wine, or “lily-wine”.

2-3 grams of dried flowers and 1 gram 20x extract/bottle should do the trick. However, if you only have the dried plant, 20-25 gram should be ok, for the same effect.

It is not rocket science, you basically need to soak the dried blue lotus flowers in the wine for a few days (2-3 days should do – but you can leave them soak for up to 3 weeks).

Than filter the wine, and it’s done.

Serve chilled and enjoy!

Note that it is the best if you buy dry red wine, around 14% alcohol (it needs to be a strong 13-14% red wine for the best effects). You can, however, use rosé as well. In that case, the colour of the wine turns a darker shade of red after you let the dried plant soak for a few days.

You will need dry red wine 14 % alcohol (it needs to be a strong 13-14% red wine for it work).

Blue lotus blends well with other herbs, smoked and brewed alike. There are recipes out there, that mix it with plants like wild dagga (Leonotis leonoru), damiana (Turnera diffusa), or skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora).

Legal status

The only country I found where blue lotus is illegal is Russia, where it was banned along with the herbal mix called “Spice” in 2009.

The state of Louisiana also prohibited it’s use in the State Act No 159 of 2005.

It is legal everywhere else (if you have conflicting info, feel free to write a comment).

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Nelumbo nucifera

Sacred, or pink lotus flower
Nelumbo nucifera

Nelumbo nucifera, also called Indian, sacred or pink lotus is an aquatic plant native to South Asia and Australia. 

The large, pink flowers of nelumbo nucifera are held above the water. In Hinduism and Buddhism this symbolises purity, being untouched by sin (the mud).

Practically all parts of the sacred lotus are used for various purposes – the roots are served pickled, for example. For entheogenic purposes, the petals and sometimes the leaves are used. They may be smoked, eaten, or drank as tea or soaked in wine.

Effects

The main active ingredients of the sacred lotus are believed to be the alkaloids nuciferine and aporphine.

Nelumbo nucifera causes mild, opium-like effects. Users feel more relaxed and calm, often euphoric. The sacred lotus also acts as an aphrodisiac.

Dosage

The concentration of the active ingredients in Nelumbo nucifera varies from plant to plant. Most recipes and experiences use about 5 grams of the dried plant.

This is either soaked in wine for several hours, or steeped in hot water for 30 minutes. The petals are then filtered out, and the liquid may be drunk.

Legal status

Nelumbo nucifera is legal to buy, possess and cultivate in practically all countries.

The sacred lotus is not a controlled plant in the US. However, the state of Louisiana prohibited its use for human consumption in the State Act No 159 of 2005.

It appears to be legal everywhere else (if you have conflicting info, please leave a comment).

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Nymphaea alba (white lotus)

Nymphaea alba flower in a pond
Nymphaea alba

Nymphaea alba, also called white lotus or Europen white water-lily is an aquatic plant native to Europe.

It should not be confused with Nymphaea lotus, the Egyptian white water-lily, which is also referred to as white lotus.

Traditionally, the flowers of the European white water-lily have been used for medical purposes. Today, it is mostly cultivated for ornamental reasons. The flower is also what’s used for entheogenic and recreational purposes.

Effects

The main active ingredients of the white lotus are believed to be the alkaloids nupharin and nymphaeine.

The cognitive effects of Nymphaea alba are very similar to those of Nympaea caerulea. Users feel more relaxed and generally better, to the point of a mild euphoria. Nymphaea alba also acts as an aphrodisiac.

Dosage

The concentration of the active ingredients in Nymphaea alba varies from plant to plant. Most recipes and experiences use about 5 grams of the dried plant.

This is either soaked in wine for several hours, or steeped in hot water for 30 minutes. The petals are then filtered out, and the liquid may be drunk.

Legal status

Nymphaea alba is not a controlled plant in most countries. As a result, it is legal to buy, trade, possess and cultivate practically all over the world.

Neither the Egyptian white water-lily nor its active ingredients, nupharine and nymphaeine are on the list of controlled substances in the US. Several similar species, including the blue lotus and the sacred lotus are banned in Louisiana for human consumption, but Nymphaea alba is not (yet) regulated.

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Wild Dagga, Leonotis leonorus

Dried wild dagga petals.
Wild dagga

Wild dagga (a.k.a lion’s tail) is a mild legal high belonging to the mint family.

The plant is native to South Africa and southern Africa, where it is very common.

It is a staple ingredient in many of the pre-packaged herbal incense, herbal potpourri mixtures available online.

The characteristic orange petals contain the active ingredients in the highest concentration.

Effects

Wild dagga induces cannabis-like effects, although they are reportedly much lighter than in the case of marijuana. Some reports describe it as “weed without the unpleasant bodily symptoms, such as dry mouth and bloodshot eyes”.

Another upside to it, that reviewers often highlight, is that lion’s tale intoxication also lacks the anxiety that many people experience under the influence of marijuana, especially in crowded or public places.

Dosage

There is no exact info on the dosage, but most sources suggest a dose of between 6-10 grams of dried flowers for a tea. If you’re using an extract, than see how strong that is, and adjust the dosage accordingly (of a 10X extract, use around 1 gram, for example).

Legal status

Legal and available worldwide. If you know of a country or state where it isn’t, share the info in the comments below!

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Damiana, Turnera diffusa (or Turnera aphrodisiaca)

A picture of damiana (Turnera diffusa).
Damiana – Turnera diffusa, Turnera aphrodisiaca

Damiana (a. k. a. Turnera diffusa, or Turnera aphrodisiaca) is a shrub native to southwestern Texas, Central America, Mexico, South America, and certain parts of the Caribbean.

In modern medicine, it is used mainly to treat respiratory disorders, depression, headaches and menorrhalgia. Damiana is also a recognised aphrodisiac.

Damiana is also cultivated for its reported mild psychoactive properties. It is popular amongst herbal legal high enthusiasts and, because it blends well with other similar herbs, it is often used in relaxing and anxiety relieving tea and smoking mixtures.

Effects

Historically, damiana had been used for its anxiolytic effects and its ability to boost sexual potency. Recently, it also became popular as a recreational herbal legal high due to some of its desirable, mild psychoactive effects.

Damiana – both smoked or brewed in a tea – has the following effects:

  • A felling of relaxation (sedation, with higher doses)
  • Mild euphoria
  • Relieved anxiety
  • Increased sexual potency and desire for both male and female users

Dosage

You can either smoke damiana in itself, or mixed with other smokeable herbs, or brew a tea from the plant (mixing can be nice in this case too).

There is no exact dosage, but experience reports on the internet suggest that 1-2 medium sized joints or 1-2 tablespoons of the dried plant in a tea already produce noticeable effects!

Legal status

There is one US state where restrictions on the use of damiana (Turnera diffusa) exist. Louisiana State Act No. 159 of 2005 reportedly outlawed over 40 plants for human consumption, amongst them damiana (Turnera diffusa).

It appears to be legal in every other state and country around the world. If you have conflicting information, let me know in the comments below!

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Sinicuichi

A picture of the entheogen Heimia salicifolia. The Sun opener on the picture is flowering.
Heimia Salicifolia

Heimia salicifolia (Sun Opener a.k.a Yellowcrest, Sinicuichi) is a small flowering plant native to the Americas.

The plant has psychoactive and medicinal properties, and has been used for a variety of ailments by native peoples in Central America and Mexico.

Effects

Auditory hallucinations, mild intoxication, improved memory function are among the most often reported  effects.

Some people also reported increased libido, yellowed field of vision (especially at the periphery of vision), restlessness.

The primary active ingredient appears to be Vertine.

Dosage

10 grams is recommended as a starter dosage (as tea) according to forum posts, but more may be necessary to experience any effects.

Legal status

Legal in practically all countries and states. In Louisiana sinicuichi is banned, except for ornamental or landscaping purposes.
https://www.erowid.org/plants/sinicuichi/sinicuichi_law.shtml

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Marihuanilla

Effects

Marihuanilla is a mildly intoxicating plant.

The active component appears to be the alkaloid Leonurine.

The x15, x20 extracts are said to be really potent.

Many described the high as cannabis-like, only milder.

Dosage

The threshold value is about 10 grams of dried leaves, though higher amounts may be necessary to achieve the desired effects. Also, the concentration of active compounds varies from plant to plant.

Legal status

There is little information regarding the legal status of marihuanilla online. It is not a controlled plant in the US, and does not seem to be restricted anywhere else, which means it is considered legal.

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Lagochilus inebrians, intoxicating mint

A picture of the Lagochilus inebrians, intoxicating mint plant.
Lagochilus inebrians, intoxicating mint

Lagochilus inebrians, a.k.a. inebriating mint, intoxicating mint, Turkistan mint or intoxicating hare’s lip, is a member of the mint family Labiatae.

It only grows naturally in the  Samarkand and Bukhara provinces of Uzbekistan, some areas of Turkmenistan and Tajikistan and a few other regions in Central Asia. It is, therefore quite hard to come across commercially available dried Lagochilus inebrians or its extrac. It can also be relatively expensive.

Its effects, as an intoxicant are reportedly mild. It’s mostly a bodily high – a pleasant, warm, glowing feeling.

Effects

The desirable effects, for which the plant is used as a sort of legal marijuana-alternative are the following:

  • Intoxication
  • mild euphoria
  • relaxing effects on the nervous system
  • strong excitation
  • a general state of well being
  • subtle perceptual changes

Dosage

It is usually consumed as a tea (although smoking the plant is also possible). You can prepare an intoxicating mint tea as follows:

  • Pour 0,5l of boiling water on approx. 4g of dried Lagochilus inebrians
  • Let it soak for 30 mins
  • Put the liquid with the dried plant into a blender and mix it for approx. 2 mins
  • Let it cool off for a minute or two
  • Strain the liquid of the fibrous parts
  • Drink it slowly (its the best to drink these teas slowly, as it is uncertain, whether the active ingredients are absorbed better sublingually)

Legal status

Lagochiline is not on the list of controlled substances in any country, (if you have conflicting info, share it in the comment section). However, it is an endangered species in most Central Asian countries, where it grows in the wild, therefore harvesting it is reportedly illegal.

There is only one US state that has restrictions in place on the use of Lagochilus inebrians.

Luisiana State Act 159 of 2005 made 40 plants illegal for human consumption, amongst them Lagochilus inebrians.

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Magic mushrooms, psilocybin mushrooms

Fully grown Psilocybe cubensis, a.k.a magic mushroom.
Magic mushroom

Magic mushrooms are the best known psychedelic mushrooms and perhaps the most iconic hallucinogenic ethnobotanicals.
“Magic mushrooms” are various psilocybin-containing strains of the Psilocybe family of mushrooms.

Psilocybe cubensis is probably the best known of them all. The main psychedelic compounds are psilocybin and psilocin.

Psilocybin mushrooms are really potent ethnobotanicals and they can cause intensive visual and auditory hallucinations, a.k.a. “trips” (if taken in large quantities).

Even though magic mushrooms have been outlawed in many countries during the recent years, you can still buy magic mushroom grow boxes and spores.

Effects

Positive Effects:

  • mood enhancing, euphoric
  • laughing and giggling, general feeling of happiness
  • strong flow of creativity
  • insightful ideas and sense of creative energy
  • users experience a strong sense of wonder and awe
  • most users report feeling spiritually uplifted and impacted

Neutral Effects:

  • becoming more intensely aware of emotions and sensations
  • change in focus of attention such as seen in other psychoactive drugs
  • slows down perception of time, allowing some users to reduce anxiety and stress
  • visual and perceptual hallucinations
  • dilation of pupils
  • retrieval of memories
  • sensations of energetic experience (such as buzzing, humming) in the body
  • increased heart rate
  • high blood pressure, especially for those with hypertension
  • physical sensation of “stretchiness” of limbs

Negative Effects:

  • headaches, often experienced as the effects of the drug wear off, even occurring the next day, and lasting up to 24 hours
  • intense fear, even paranoia (bad trip)
  • nausea, primarily experienced when mushrooms are eaten raw or in dried form
  • anxiety, which ranges from mild to extreme and may be caused by higher doses
  • some users report being dizzy or experiencing confusion with mushrooms
  • can exacerbate mental illness or push latent mental disorders into expression
  • attention disruption
  • serious interactions have been recognized when mixed with other drugs, especially alcohol
  • can cause problems for those with low blood pressure, who may experience lightheadedness and/or loss of consciousness

 

Dosage

The dose of magic mushroom depends on the age, gender, weight of the individual. I recommend Shroomery.org’s fantastic magic mushroom dosage calculator.

 

Legal status

Please check out this separate page for information on the legal status and availability of magic mushroom, magic truffles, grow boxes and spores.

It’s a really complex topic and it needs it’s own separate page.

 

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It’s illegal to sell, buy, possess magic mushrooms, truffles or grow kits in the US.

 

Buy Magic mushrooms, Psilocybin mushrooms Netherlands

You can buy magic truffles and grow kits in the Netherlands here:

Buy magic truffles, grow kits, syringes etc… /shipped from the Netherlands/

 

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Magic Truffles

A picture of a fresh magic truffle.
Magic truffle

Under certain circumstances, different strains of the Psilocybin family of mushrooms will not grow a fruiting body (a.k.a a mushroom). Instead they develop and underground clump, a sclerotium (a.k.a a truffle).
The most well-know variety is the Philosopher’s stone (Psilocybe tampanensis). The main active ingredients are the same (psilocybin and psilocin), therefore the effects are very similar to the mushroom with some subtle differences. 
Because it is a truffle and not a mushroom, this makes them legal in a some countries, where magic mushrooms are illegal.

Legal status, laws pertaining to magic mushroom and growth kits are complex and I have created a separate page with a breakdown country-by-country.

 

Effects

Same as magic mushrooms, see directly above.

 

Dosage

For dosage information check out Shroomery.org’s magic mushroom dosage calculator.

 

Legal status

Please check out this separate page for information about legal status and availability.

It’s really complex and it’s needs it’s own separate page.

 

Buy Magic mushrooms, Psilocybin mushrooms US

It’s illegal to sell, buy, possess magic mushrooms, truffles or grow kits in the US.

 

Buy Magic mushrooms, Psilocybin mushrooms Netherlands

You can buy magic truffles and grow kits in the Netherlands here:

Buy magic truffles, grow kits, syringes etc… /shipped from the Netherlands/

 

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Fly Agaric, Amanita Muscaria

Fully grown Amanita muscaria mushrooms.
Amanita

Amanita muscaria, also known as fly agaric is perhaps the best known mushroom and the second most popular psychedelic mushroom just after Psilocybe cubensis.

Amanita is a psychedelic mushroom, which is legal in most countries(see below).
It is the most popular magic mushroom substitute and it is popular in countries where Psilocybin mushrooms are illegal.

 

Effects

The main active ingredient is muscimol.

The most often experienced effects are:

  • changes in visual perception
  • closed eye visuals
  • sedative-hypnotic effects
  • auditory hallucinations
  • open eye visuals (uncommon, only with large doses)
  • euphoria
  • delirium

 

Dosage

Oral Amanita muscaria dosages
Light1 – 5 g (1 medium cap)
Common5 – 10 g (1 – 3 medium caps)
Strong10 – 30 g (2 – 6 medium caps)

 

I also did my own research.

The following recommendation is based on my investigation of 25 fly agaric trip reports online:

  • You can feel effects from as little as 1 gram.
  • According to trip reports online 10 grams resulted in high intensity (and often uncomfortable) experiences.
  • Trip reports of people consuming 15 grams or more are described as “near-death”, “nightmarish”, “worst experience ever” and “never again” up to 80% of the time.
  • I could only find 2 trip reports of people consuming 15+ grams online, in both cases the ingestion of 15+ grams resulted in hospitalization and caused serious to severe health problems.

 

Legal status

Amanita muscaria is illegal only in the following countries:

  • Netherlands
  • Romania
  • USA (illegal only in Louisiana*)

* Louisiana: only Amanita muscaria is illegal in Louisiana, which means that Amanita pantherina is still legal. Amanita mushrooms are legal in every other state.

 

Buy Fly Agaric, Amanita Muscaria US

To buy Fly agaric and Fly agaric extract in the US:

Buy fly agaric, fly agaric extract in the US /shipped from the US, credit cards accepted/ – you can also buy Amanita pantherina here

 

Buy Fly Agaric, Amanita Muscaria Netherlands

You can Fly agaric extract here:

You can buy Fly agaric extract here /shipped from the Netherlands/
– They only sell 10x extract, be careful, strong

 

Additional information

For additional information and detailed explanation, check out the Amanita muscaria guide.

 

 

Ayahuasca

A prepared Ayahuasca brew. The strongest psychoactive herbal mixture known to man.
Ayahuasca

Ayahuasca is the mixture of various potent entheogens.

Most often, this mixture includes Banisteriopsis caapi and Psychotria viridis, but it can include other plants as well, like Diplopterys cabrerana or Mimosa hostilis (see below). The main active ingredient is DMT.

For any brew to be considered a genuine ayahuasca brew it has to contain at least one DMT-containing plant and at least one MAOI inhibitor, otherwise it is not ayahuasca.

 

Effects

During the psychedelic experience the most affected sense is vision.

Ayahuasca users describe their experiences as having long sequences of dream-like imagery. This can be translated to manifestations of spirit helpers, demons and deities, geometrical pattern, and tigers, birds, reptiles.

After ingesting ayahuasca, people often believe that they can see events at a great distance, experience sensations of flying and even death.

The ayahuasca brew causes strong nausea and, or diarrhea shortly after ingestion.

Dosage

Legal status

Ayahuasca is a natural mixture of DMT containing plants, therefore it appears to be exempt from the international laws governing synthetic DMT and DMT extracts, which are controlled substances.

USA – Ayahuasca plants and preparations are legal, as they contain no scheduled chemicals.
However, brews made using DMT containing plants are illegal since DMT is a Schedule I drug.

Canada – Harmalin congaing plants are illegal in Canada therefore Ayahuasca is also illegal. However ayahuasca use is tolerated and not actively prosecuted according to internet testimonials.

France – It’s illegal, both the finished brew and the ingredients as well.

UK –The brew is illegal but the ingredients are not.

 

Ayahuasca is known to be legal in the following countries:

  • Brazil
  • Netherlands

 

Countries not included have no reliable information available on the legal status of ayahuasca online, in English.

 

Buy ayahuasca US

You can not legally purchased prepared DMT-containing ayahuasca (beware of scams) but you can buy the ingredients needed.

You can buy ayahuasca ingredients in the US at the following place:

If the ingredients are not available above you might still be able to find them at a European vendor (see below).

Buy Ayahuasca Netherlands

You can buy Ayahuasca ingredients in the Netherlands here:

Buy ayahuasca, ayahuasca ingredients /shipped from the Netherlands/

 

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Hawaiian baby woodrose

42 Hawaiian baby woodrose seeds are on the picture.
Hawaiian baby woodrose seeds

Argyreia nervosa, also called Hawaiian baby woodrose is native to India but has since spread to all over the world.

The plant contains LSA (a.k.a. plant LSD).

Hawaiian baby woodrose has psychoactive properties.

 

Effects

LSA is considered a hallucinogen. Taking LSA results in a dreamy, trance-like state but also clear-headedness (as opposed to, say, LSD).

LSA is known to cause accelerated and enhanced abstract thinking along with an increased analytic capability and introspective thinking. Users have also reported feelings of wakefulness and a sense of unity.

The effects usually take 2-3 hours to peak.

Dosage

The effective dose is between 3-15 seeds depending on the strain, preparation method, where did you buy it etc..

It’s impossible to know beforehand, so be very careful and use the “ladder method”.

 

Legal status

 

 HAWAIIAN BABY WOODROSE – LEGAL STATUS
USAHawaiian baby woodrose is not a regulated plant in the USA. However, the active compound in baby woodrose seeds is LSA, which is a  DEA schedule III drug due to it being a precursor to LSD. This means that the substance may only be dispensed by a practitioner, making it illegal to possess extracted LSA without a prescription.
AustraliaExport and import of Hawaiian baby woodrose seeds is illegal in Australia, though treated seeds are legal to trade and possess. Consumption of the seeds is illegal in most Australian states due to their LSA content (even treated seeds).
CanadaBoth Hawaiian baby woodrose seeds and LSA are uncontrolled and legal.
Germany Hawaiian baby woodrose is legal and uncontrolled in Germany.
 ItalyHawaiian baby woodrose is on the table I (testo unico) schedule in Italy, making it illegal.
 NetherlandsHawaiian baby woodrose is not a controlled plant. However, consumption, possession and sale of LSA is illegal, which means extraction of LSA from the seeds is banned.
PolandHawaiian baby woodrose is a controlled plant in Poland and illegal.
RussiaHawaiian baby woodrose has been banned in Russia since 2009.
SwedenNeither Hawaiian baby woodrose, nor its extracts are controlled in Sweden, making them legal.
UKThe  Hawaiian baby woodrose is uncontrolled, legal, and freely available in the UK.

 

Buy Hawaiian baby woodrose US

For more information about Hawaiian baby woodrose and to buy Hawaiian baby woodrose seeds in the US go here:

No longer sold by US vendors, try a European legal high shop (see below).

 

Buy Hawaiian baby woodrose Netherlands

For more information about Hawaiian baby woodrose and to buy Hawaiian baby woodrose seeds in the Netherlands go here:

Buy Hawaiian baby woodrose seeds /shipped from the Netherlands/

 

Additional information

This is only a short summary of Hawaiian baby woodrose.

For more in-depth information check out the Hawaiian baby woodrose guide.

 



Mimosa hostilis

A picture of some Mimosa hostilis inner root barks.
Mimosa hostilis root bark

Mimosa hostilis, (jurema) is a drought-resistant shrub.

It has fern-like, leafy branches and produces DMT in its root bark.

The root bark of mimosa hostilis has been shown to contain DMT, which makes up about 1% of the dried weight.

Mimosa hostilis is usually one of the ingredients of the Ayahuasca brew.

Effects

The active ingredient is DMT, a strong hallucinogenic, a well-known psychedelic substance.

DMT can produce powerful psychedelic experiences including intense visuals, euphoria and hallucinations.

DMT is generally not active orally unless it is combined with a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI).

The effects of Mimosa hostilis have been compared to those of a low dose of LSD or psilocybin mushrooms. Users have reported changes in their perception of reality and various visions, often featuring themselves.

Mimosa hostilis may also induce some side effects such as nausea and diarrhea.

 

Dosage

Without a MAOI inhibitor you would have to consume 50 grams of root bark. That can cut your insides up pretty badly and can congest your intestines. It is not advisable.

However,  2 grams of syrian rue (you can find syrian rue below) + 5 grams of Mimosa hostilis can produce significant effects.

The resulting mixture is often referred to as anahuasca.

 

Legal status

 

Let’s see a country-by-country breakdown: 

 MIMOSA HOSTILIS – LEGAL STATUS
USAMimosa hostilis is not a controlled plant. DMT is a schedule I substance and illegal. There have been raids on mimosa vendors to conduct tests on the plants, though no arrests were made. As a result, though not technically illegal, mimosa hostilis is somewhat difficult to come by.
AustraliaPlants containing DMT are illegal to import or export. Extraction and powdered bark are also banned. Seeds and the plant itself are freely available though.
CanadaExtraction of DMT is illegal, and powdered bark has been seized at the borders. The plant itself is not illegal.
FranceMimosa hostilis is a controlled plant in France, making it illegal.
GermanyMimosa hostilis itself is not a controlled plant, but extracting DMT is illegal.
NetherlandsMimosa hostilis itself is not a controlled plant, but extracting DMT is illegal.
UKMimosa hostilis itself is not a controlled plant, but extracting DMT is illegal. Powdered bark is banned, but shredded is available.

 

Buy Mimosa hostilis US

Currently mimosa hostilis bark and extract are unavailable in the US (due to harassment of the authorities), you might want to try a EU vendor below or a different legal high.

 

Buy Mimosa hostilis Netherlands

For more information about Mimosa hostilis and to buy Mimosa hostilis or Mimosa hostilis extract in Europe go here:

Buy Mimosa hostilis and Mimosa hostilis extract /shipped from the Netherlands/

 

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Chacruna

A picture of the leaves of the well-known legal high chacruna, Psychotria viridis. One of the ingredients of the ayahuasca brew.
Psychotria viridis leaves

Psychotria viridis (chacruna) is one of the ingredients of the ayahuasca brew and it is a perennial shrub from Ecuador.

The leaves are consumed.

 

Effects

Psychotria viridis contains the hallucinogen dimethyltryptamine (DMT).

DMT can produce powerful psychedelic experiences including intense visuals, euphoria and hallucinations.

The plant has practically no effects when taken orally without a MAO inhibitor. The effects of the plant are, in fact, the effects of DMT unhindered by the MAOs.

 

Dosage

If taken without a MAOI inhibitor:

Practically no effects at all. The amount you would have to consume (50 – 75 grams of fresh leaves) is not feasible.

If taken with a MAOI inhibitor:

With a MAOI inhibitor (like syrian rue) as little as 5 grams can produce intensive effects.

 

Legal status

PSYCHOTRIA VIRIDIS – LEGAL STATUS
USADMT is a schedule I controlled substance in the USA. Extraction and possession of DMT is illegal, but psychotria viridis itself is not.
AustraliaThe plant itself is legal, though import and export are not. DMT is a controlled substance.
FranceFrance is one of the few countries where not only DMT, but plants containing DMT are controlled substances as well.
GermanyThe plant itself is legal, but extraction and possession of DMT is not.
ItalyPsychotria viridis is legal, but DMT is a controlled substance.
NetherlandsThe plant itself is legal, but extraction and possession of DMT is not.
UK“Prepared” versions of plants containing DMT are considered illegal, though the plants themselves are not.

 

Buy Chacruna US

US vendors no longer carry chacruna (due to harassment from the authorities). Please order it from a European vendor. See below.

 

Buy Chacruna Netherlands

To buy chacruna or chacruna extract in the Netherlands go here:

Buy chacruna and chacruna extract /shipped from the Netherlands/

 

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Chaliponga (Diplopterys cabrerana)

Dried leaves of chaliponga
Dried chaliponga leaves

Diplopterys cabrerana, also called chaliponga or chagropanga is a vine native to South America.

Chaliponga is one of the plants used to make the traditional psychedelic brew ayahuasca.

 

Effects

Diplopterys cabrerana contains the hallucinogen dimethyltryptamine (DMT). DMT is not active orally in itself, only when combined with a MAO inhibitor.

DMT can produce powerful psychedelic experiences including intense visuals, euphoria and hallucinations.

 

Dosage

 

Chaliponga is a relatively little-researched entheogen. As a result exact effects of specific dosages is not known.

The threshold dosage is about 5 grams, while the average amount is 10 grams. Anything over 15 grams is considered a heavy dose. When using dried leaves, the recommended amount is about 200 leaves.

 

Legal status

 

 DIPLOPTERYS CABRERANA – LEGAL STATUS
 USAChaliponga is not a controlled plant and is legal. DMT is a schedule I chemical, illegal to extract and possess without a licence. Importing Chaliponga may pose difficulties.
Australia The plant itself is legal, though import and export are not. DMT is a controlled substance.
France DMT containing plants, including Diplopterys cabrerana have been banned since 2005.
 Germany  The plant itself is legal, but extraction and possession of DMT is not.
 Italy Chaliponga is legal, but DMT is a controlled substance.
 Netherlands The plant itself is legal, but extraction and possession of DMT is not.
 UK Prepared versions of plants containing DMT are illegal, as well as DMT itself. Chaliponga is not a controlled plant.

 

Buy Chaliponga US

I can’t personally recommend any US vendors right now.Please order it from a European vendor(see below).

 

Buy Chaliponga Netherlands

To buy chaliponga in the Netherlands go here:

Buy chaliponga /shipped from the Netherlands/

 

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San Pedro cactus

Fully grown San pedro cacti.
San Pedro

Echinopsis pachanoi, San Pedro cactus is well known among psychonauts.

It is a fast growing cactus from the Andes. It is the best known psychoactive cactus.

You can find a good collection of psychoactive cacti here (including San pedro):

Mescaline cacti /shipped from the Netherlands,/

 

Effects

The active ingredient is mescaline, a strong hallucinogenic.

The mental effects caused by mescaline are generally considered positive. Common effects include feelings of euphoria, though users may also experience negative effects such as increased anxiety.

The San Pedro cactus and other sources of mescaline induce an altered state of consciousness while accelerating the thought process and enhancing the analytic capabilities. The state induced by mescaline is more lucid and clear than that of LSD.

Other effects include: open and closed eye visuals (with strong doses), euphoria, dream-like state, laughter and a psychedelic experience.

 

Dosage

The mescaline content of the cactus varies greatly from plant to plant, ranging from 0.1% to 2% in dry weight.

The threshold dosage for mescaline is generally considered to be around 150 mg.

An  “average” working dose is around 300 mg. A 400 mg dose has been described as an “entheogenic all day lollipop”.

The maximum safe dosage is believed to be about 1000 mg (this amount varies widely according to individual tolerance, experience, frame of mind, setting).

  • LOW DOSE, 100 – 200 mg – A mild buzz, for first timers
  • MODERATE DOSE, 200 – 300 mg – Average dose, strong visuals possible.
  • HIGH DOSE, 300 – 500 mg – Intense visuals, ego dissociation possible.
  • EXTREME DOSE, 500 – 800 mg – For experienced psychonauts only.
  • MAXIMUM SAFE DOSE, 1000 mg – Dangerous ground to tread on.
  • HIGHEST KNOWN DOSE, 1500 mg and above+ – DON’T! Hospitalization and serious health consequences are to be expected.

 

Legal status

 SAN PEDRO CACTUS – LEGAL STATUS
USAMescaline is a schedule I substance; it is illegal to extract or possess it. San Pedro cacti may be kept legally for ornamental purposes only. Dried, powdered cacti may be seized and the owner prosecuted.
AustraliaMescaline is a controlled substance; it is illegal to extract or possess it. San Pedro cacti may be kept legally for ornamental purposes only in the states of Tasmania and New South Wales.
CanadaMescaline is a controlled substance; it is illegal to extract or possess it. San Pedro cacti may be kept legally for ornamental purposes only.
FranceMescaline is a controlled substance; it is illegal to extract or possess it. San Pedro cacti may be kept legally for ornamental purposes only.
GermanyMescaline is a controlled substance; it is illegal to extract or possess it. San Pedro cacti may be kept legally for ornamental purposes only.
ItalyMescaline is a controlled substance; it is illegal to extract or possess it. San Pedro cacti may be kept legally for ornamental purposes only.
NetherlandsMescaline is a controlled substance and illegal to extract or possess. San Pedro cacti are not controlled.
New ZealandMescaline is a controlled substance; it is illegal to extract or possess it. San Pedro cacti may be kept legally for ornamental purposes only.
NorwayMescaline is a controlled substance; it is illegal to extract or possess it. San Pedro cacti may be kept legally for ornamental purposes only.
SwedenMescaline is a controlled substance; it is illegal to extract or possess it. San Pedro cacti may be kept legally for ornamental purposes only.
UKMescaline is a controlled substance; both live and powdered cacti may be owned legally.

 

Buy San Pedro Cactus US

US vendors no longer sell San pedro. You can still order it from a European vendor (see below).

 

Buy San Pedro Cactus Netherlands

You can buy San Pedro in the Netherlands here:

Buy San Pedro cactus /shipped from the Netherlands/

 

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Peyote

Blooming peyote cactus
Peyote cactus

Lophophora williamsii, by its popular name peyote, is a small cactus native to Mexico and Texas.

Peyote has been consumed for thousands of years for its psychoactive effects induced by the cactus’ mescaline content.

Effects

The main active ingredient of peyote is mescaline, a strong hallucinogenic.

The mental effects caused by mescaline are generally considered positive. Common effects include feelings of euphoria, though users may also experience negative effects such as increased anxiety.

Peyote and other sources of mescaline induce an altered state of consciousness while accelerating the thought process and enhancing the analytic capabilities. The state induced by mescaline is more lucid and clear than that of LSD.

Other effects include: open and closed eye visuals (with strong doses), euphoria, dream-like state, laughter and a psychedelic experience.

Dosage

The mescaline content of the cactus varies greatly from plant to plant averaging 1-2%, but can be as high as 5-6%. Users should always be cautious when increasing the dosage.

The threshold amount of peyote is about 50 g in fresh weight (10 g of dry cactus), which is about 3 mid-sized buttons. The common amount is between 6 and twelve buttons, and anything over 15 is considered a heavy dosage.

 

Legal status

 

 PEYOTE – LEGAL STATUS
 USA Peyote is a schedule I substance in the US, illegal to trade, possess, buy or cultivate. However, the law recognises the Native American Church, and cacti with mescaline content are legal for bona fide religious use. These laws vary from state to state, but peyote is legal in some form in  Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Australia Mescaline is a controlled substance in Australia, and cacti with mescaline content are illegal to import. Peyote itself is controlled in the Australian Capital Territory, and possibly in other states as well.
Canada Mescaline is a controlled substance in Canada, but peyote itself is legal. Preparations of the cactus may be considered mescaline and thus banned, but the plant itself may be possessed freely.
France Peyote is on the list of controlled substances, and is illegal in France.
 MexicoPeyote is a scheduled substance in Mexico, and it is also considered an endangered species. As a result, it is illegal to harvest for everyone but some indigenous tribes.
 NetherlandsMescaline is a controlled substance in Canada, but peyote itself is legal. Preparations of the cactus may be considered mescaline and thus banned, but the plant itself may be possessed freely.
 South KoreaPeyote is available for buying in South Korea for decorational, ornamental reasons.
 UKPlants with mescaline content, including peyote, are not controlled in the UK. Mescaline is a controlled substance, but there is no law banning preparations of peyote.

Buy peyote US

I can’t personally recommend any US vendors right now.

Buy peyote Netherlands

You can buy peyote in the Netherlands here:

Buy peyote cactus /shipped from the Netherlands/

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Trichocereus bridgesii

Trichocereus bridgesii in a pot
Trichocereus bridgesii

Trichocereus bridgesii, also called achuma or Bolivian torch is, as the name suggests, native to Bolivia.

Achuma is a columnal cactus that can grow to the height of 5 meters. The cactus has been used in shamanistic ritual for several hundred years.

 

Effects

The main active ingredient in Trichocereus bridgesii is mescaline, a strong hallucinogenic. The cactus also contains the alkaloid hordanine.

The cognitive effects caused by mescaline are generally considered positive. Common effects include feelings of euphoria, though users have also reported negative effects such as increased anxiety.

Achuma and other mescaline cacti induce an altered state of consciousness while accelerating the thought process and enhancing the analytic capabilities. The state caused by mescaline is more lucid and clear than that of LSD.

Other effects include: open and closed eye visuals (with strong doses), euphoria, dream-like state, laughter and a psychedelic experience in general.

Dosage

The mescaline concentration in Trichocereus bridgesii varies from plant to plant, making it difficult to set a recommended dosage. Most recipes use a 1-foot-long cutting of achuma cactus.

Legal status

 

Trichocereus bridgesii is, in itself, not a controlled plant in most countries, and both the seeds and the live plants may be bought and possessed. The cactus is mainly cultivated for ornamental purposes.

Mescaline, on the other hand, is a controlled substance practically everywhere. As a result, while the plant itself is legal, extraction and possession of mescaline is illegal. The legal status of “prepared” – e.g. powdered – variants of mescaline cacti is unclear, on the edge between legal and illegal.

Buy achuma US

I can’t personally recommend any US vendors right now.

Buy achuma Netherlands

You can buy Trichocereus bridgesii in the Netherlands here:

Buy achuma cactus /shipped from the Netherlands/

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Yopo

Roasted yopo beans on a leaf.
Yopo beans

Anadenanthera, a.k.a. yopo is an entheogen used in healing ceremonies and rituals.

The seeds (yopo beans) contain a wide variety of strong psychedelics.

 

Effects

The beans have been found to contain up to 7.4% bufotenin (same as in the excretion of the psychedelic toad, Bufo alvarius).

It also contains DMT.

Insufflation of yopo can cause considerable pain in nostrils (the most common method of consuming yopo). However, this pain usually subsides within minutes.

Physical effects include tingling and numbness throughout the body and an increased heart rate.

Hallucinatory effects follow as colors become more vivid and shapes appear to alter. The effects of yopo intensify quickly but gradually fade.

 

Dosage

  • use 1-4 seeds per person
  • heat seeds on low heat until they pop
  • separate the outer seed from the inner seed
  • the inner part of the seed is used
  • discard the outer seed shell
  • heat the remaining inner seed on low
  • stop heating when it is hard and crunchy
  • crush the seed (use a coffee grinder, mortar and pestle, etc.)
  • mix the following: 2 parts seed, 1 part lime or shell, and 1 part baking soda
  • add a few drops of water to form a paste
  • mix well and heat on low until material dries
  • crush dry material into a fine powder (use a coffee grinder, mortar and pestle, etc.)

Your yopo snuff is now ready. The most common way to consume yopo snuff is insufflation.

 

Legal status

 

 YOPO – LEGAL STATUS
USAYopo is, in general, legal in the USA. Louisiana has banned yopo in the sense that it may not be consumed, but can still be kept for ornamental purposes. DMT and bufotenin are schedule I substances; illegal to extract and own. There has also been anecdotal evidence of yopo confiscated and its owner prosecuted on the basis of possessing a schedule I substance.
AustraliaYopo is not specifically regulated, but import of plants with DMT content is illegal. Bufotenin is also a schedule I substance.
NetherlandsYopo is not a controlled plant in the UK and is legal. Extraction and possession of DMT and bufotenin are prohibited.
UKYopo is not a controlled plant in the UK and is legal. Extraction and possession of DMT and bufotenin are prohibited.

 

Buy Yopo - US

Yopo is a very obscure legal high. US vendors do not appear to sell yopo.

I have only ever seen yopo for sale at one legal high shop in the Netherlands (see below).

 

Buy Yopo - Netherlands

This is the only place you can buy yopo or yopo extract online:

Buy yopo and yopo extract /shipped from the Netherlands/

 

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Vilca

Seeds and seed pods of vilca
Vilca seeds

Vilca (Anadenanthera colubrina) is a tree native to South America. Anadenanthera colubrina is very similar to the Anadenanthera peregrina, or yopo.

The beans of both plants have been used for hundreds of years for ritualistic and entheogenic purposes.

Effects

The main active ingredient in the beans is bufotenin, though they also contain DMT. Both are serotonergic compounds, and are not active orally without a MAO inhibitor.

As a result, the beans are usually snuffled, which can cause considerable pain in nostrils. However, this pain usually subsides within minutes.

Physical effects include tingling and numbness throughout the body and feeling as if a heavy load has been placed on the body.

Hallucinatory effects follow as colors become more vivid and shapes appear to alter. The effects of vilca intensify and then fade rather quickly, usually within an hour.

 

Dosage

The threshold amount of Anadenanthera colobrina is a single seed, while a common dosage is around 3-4 beans.

The beans are toasted until they pop out of their outer shell, which can be discarded. The inner seeds are ground up and mixed with lime or baking soda and some water.

The resulting substance is dried out, then pulverized again. The snuff is then ready to be consumed.

Legal status

 

 ANADENANTHERA COLUBRINA – LEGAL STATUS
 USAVilca is, in itself, legal in the USA. Louisiana has banned vilca in the sense that it may not be consumed, but can still be kept for ornamental purposes. DMT and bufotenin are schedule I substances; illegal to extract and own.
AustraliaVIlca is not specifically regulated, but import of plants with DMT content is illegal. Bufotenin is also a schedule I substance, illegal to extract or possess.
 Netherlands Vilca is not a controlled plant in the Netherlands and is legal. Extraction and possession of DMT and bufotenin are prohibited.
 UKVilca is not a controlled plant in the UK and is legal. Extraction and possession of DMT and bufotenin are prohibited.

Buy vilca - US

I can’t personally recommend any US vendors right now.

 

Buy vilca - Netherlands

You can buy Anadenanthera colubrina at the following link:

Buy vilca /shipped from the Netherlands/

Though the product is nicknamed yopo, it is actually Anadenanthera colubrina, not A. peregrina.

 

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Morning glory

Flowering blue Morning glory.
Morning glory

Morning glory is the common name for over 1,000 species of flowering plants with a varying level of toxicity in the family Convolvulaceae.

Many of the species are extremely toxic and you will die if you ingest them. Don’t go around start picking Morning glory, because even experts have difficulties identifying the various different species.  Buy it only from trusted, safe vendors.

Morning glory is the most well known LSA containing plant.

 

Effects

The seeds of many species contain ergine also known as LSA – colloquially: plant LSD -, a substance  with LSD-like effects.

It can cause very intensive hallucinations. The effects usually take 2-3 hours to peak.

 

Despite the similarities the effects of LSD and LSA differ somewhat. The latter induces a rather dreamlike state, while the former is more energising.

LSA causes visual distortions as well as full on visual and auditory hallucinations. Other effects include euphoria, enhanced thought processes as well as loss of control over motoric functions.

 

Dosage

Oral Ipomoea violacea Seed Dosages:

  • Light 50 – 100 seeds 1.5 – 3 g
  • Common 100 – 250 seeds 3 – 6 g
  • Strong 250 – 400 seeds 6 – 10 g
  • Heavy 400 + seeds 10 + g

Onset : 30- 180 min
Duration : 4 – 10 hours
Normal After Effects : 2 – 24 hours
Please Note: Some individuals report lasting visuals and feeling off baseline for more than a day after taking moderate doses of morning glory seeds.

Argyreia nervosa is much  stronger than Ipomoea violacea!

 

Legal status

 

 MORNING GLORY – LEGAL STATUS
USALSA is a schedule III substance, illegal to extract or possess. Cultivation of morning glory is prohibited in Arizona as it is considered a noxious weed. Louisiana has banned consumption of morning glory seeds, though the plants may still be used for ornamental purposes.

Even though morning glory is legal in the rest of the states, legal high vendors in the US no longer sell any (due to harassment from the FDA).

AustraliaMorning glory is legal to grow in Australia, though it may not be imported or exported because of its LSA content.
FrancePlants are legal to grow, possess and trade. Extraction and possession of LSA is illegal.
GermanyMorning glories are legal to grow, possess and trade. Extraction and possession of LSA is illegal.
ItalyMorning glory seeds are controlled narcotic drugs in Italy, making them illegal.
NetherlandsMorning glories are legal to grow, possess and trade. Extraction and possession of LSA is illegal.
UKMorning glories are legal to grow, possess and trade. Extraction and possession of LSA is illegal.

 

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US vendors no longer sell LSA containing plants. But you can still order from Europe (see below).

 

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You can buy morning glory seeds in Europe at the following place:

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Additional information

This is only an introduction to the most popular LSA containing plant.

Click here for more information on the effects, dangers, dosage and preparation of morning glory.

 

 

Salvia divinorum

On the picture are several Salvia divinorum plants.
Salvia divinorum

Salvia divinorum is an extremely potent psychoactive herb which is legal to possess sell and use in most countries worldwide (which may change soon according to many).

Effects

The main psychoactive ingredient is the alkaloid Salvinorian A. It is among the most potent hallucinogenic substances discovered so far and the strongest naturally occurring hallucinogenic substance.

Even though Salvinorin A. is categorized as hallucinogen, stronger doses (especially extracts) often cause delirium.

Interestingly, despite the potency, Salvinorin A. is generally safe to consume with low toxicity and low addiction potential.

Dosage

As with every other legal drug, the potency can change dramatically from batch-to-batch and vendor-to-vendor. The generally recommended salvia dosages are the following.

Smoked or vaporized, standard salvia leaves:

  • Light 0.25 g
  • Common 0.5 g
  • Strong 0.75 g

Onset : 30-180 seconds
Duration : 5-30 minutes
After effects : 30-60 minutes
Smoked or vaporized, salvia 5x extract:

  • Light 0.05 – 0.10 g
  • Common 0.08 – 0.15 g
  • Strong 0.10 – 0.25 g

Onset : 30-180 seconds
Duration : 5-30 minutes
After effects : 30-60 minutes

Legal status

 SALVIA – LEGAL STATUS
CountryLegal status
Australiaillegal
Belgiumillegal
Brazilillegal
Canadaillegal
Chileillegal, cultivation, possession legal
Croatiaillegal
Czech Republicillegal
Denmarkillegal, medical use only
Finlandillegal, medical use only
Germanyillegal
Irelandillegal
Italyillegal
Latviaillegal
Lithuaniaillegal
New Zealandonly licensed vendors can sell it
Michiganillegal
Polandillegal
Romaniaillegal
Russiaillegal, possession and cultivation are legal
Singaporeillegal
Spainillegal, possession and cultivation are legal
Swedenillegal
Serbiaillegal
 USAillegal in most states, see below
 SALVIA – LEGAL STATUS – USA
CountryLegal status
Alabamaillegal
Arkansasillegal
Californiaillegal
Coloradoillegal
Connecticutillegal
Delawareillegal
Floridaillegal, FDA approved medical use is legal
Georgiaillegal
Illinoisillegal
Indianaillegal
Iowaillegal
Kansasillegal
Kentuckyillegal
Louisianaillegal
Marylandnot yet illegal, expected to become illegal soon
Michiganillegal
Minnesotaillegal
Mississippiillegal
Missouriillegal
Nebraskaillegal
North Carolinaillegal, medical use is legal
North Dakotaillegal
Ohioillegal
Oklahomaillegal
Pennsylvaniaillegal
South Dakotaillegal
Tennesseeillegal
Texasillegal
Virginiaillegal
 Wisconsinillegal
 Wyomingillegal

Buy salvia divinorum - US

You can buy Salvia online in many different forms and varieties. Salvia divinorum leaves and Salvia divinorum extracts are the most common products sold online.

I can personally vouch for the salvia leaves and extracts in the US and the Netherlands at the following legal high shops.

Update:  The US legal high shop I used to buy salvia at is no longer selling any due to harassment of the FDA.

Even though salvia is legal in many US states the authorities tend to liberally interpret the federal  import alert and prosecute any legal high shop they want. But this does not affect the private consumers. Just be careful. I can only recommend European vendors right now, see below.

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You can buy Salvia divinorum leaves here:

You can buy salvia extract here:

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Colorado River toad

A picture of Bufo alvarius, Colorado river toad.
Colorado river toad

Bufo alvarius, Colorado river toad a.k.a Sonoran desert toad is a psychoactive venom secreting toad.

It is the world famous toad, that is behind the urban myth of licking toads to get high.

However, the active ingredient is actually toxic when taken orally, and it is only psychoactive if smoked.

Effects

The secretions of the toad’s poison gland are collected, dried and smoked.

The main active ingredients are bufotenin and 5-MeO-DMT.

The reported effects of the 5-MeO-DMT are listed below. These can give you a good idea about the Bufo alvarius venom trip (they are also similar to bufotenine’s effects):

Desired

  • immersive experiences
  • powerful “rushing” sensation
  • radical perspective shifting
  • profound life-changing spiritual experiences
  • occasional euphoria
  • internal visions (actual visual effects not as common)

Neutral

  • short duration
  • change in perception of time
  • experience of “the void”
  • lack of memory of experience
  • muscle jerking, twitching, abnormal vocalisations
  • unconsciousness / non-responsiveness lasting 5–20 minutes
  • dissociation

Undesired

  • overly intense experiences, fear, dysphoria, panic
  • nausea
  • sense of pressure in the body
  • difficulty integrating experiences

Dosage

As the substance is derived from an animal, concentrations of the psychoactive components in the venom can vary from specimen to specimen. However, in his book “Legally Stoned”, Todd Thies writes, that 20 to 100 milligrams should be a good dosage to start with.

Legal status

Bufo alvarius excretion contains both 5-MeO-DMT and bufotenin.

5-MeO-DMT’s legal status in the following countries:

 COUNTRY LEGAL STATUS
USAillegal, Schedule I under federal law
Belgiumthe substance itself if not scheduled, but consumption is illegal (unconfirmed)
Canadanot specifically scheduled, but can still be illegal for human consumption (unconfirmed)
Denmark only legal for medical and scientific purposes
Finlandillegal since 2014
Germanyillegal, Schedule I drug
Greeceillegal, considered a controlled substance (unconfirmed)
Japanillegal, controlled as a “designated substance”
New Zealandillegal, Schedule I (Class A) drug
Russiaillegal, controlled substance
South Africanot specifically scheduled, but could be considered
illegal for being analogous with other similar substances, like bufotenine
Swedenillegal, controlled
Switzerlandillegal, Schedule I (unconfirmed)
UKillegal, Schedule I

Bufotenine’s legal status in the following countries:

COUNTRY LEGAL STATUS
 US illegal under federal law, Schedule I substance
 UK illegal, Schedule I/Class A
 New Zealand illegal, Schedule I/Class A
 South Africa illegal under the Drug and Drug Trafficking Act No. 140 of 1992

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Legal high shops don’t sell Bufo alvarius toad or its excretion. I don’t know of any place, where you could buy them.

Buy Colorado river toad Netherlands

Legal high shops don’t sell Bufo alvarius toad or its excretion. I don’t know of any place, where you could buy them.

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Legal marijuana and marijuana seeds

A picture of marijuana - an illustration to my article about legal marijuana and marijuana seeds.
Legal marijuana and marijuana seeds guide

Marijuana is arguably the most popular light drug on the planet. The number of regular, or occasional marijuana users worldwide is astronomically large. Moreover, its use as a light psychedelic is deeply ingrained in popular culture. Still, it is (as probably everyone knows) illegal in the overwhelming majority of countries and states worldwide.

However, in recent years countries like Spain and Uruguay basically legalised marijuana, and many others decriminalised its use. Moreover, to date, 4 US states (Alaska, Oregon, Washington and Colorado) and the district of Columbia have legal marijuana for recreational use.

Effects

POSITIVE
  • mood lift, euphoria
  • increased giggling and laughing
  • relaxation, stress reduction
  • creative, philosophical, abstract, or deep thinking : ideas flow more easily
  • increased appreciation or awareness of music; deeper connection to music; increased emotional impact of music
  • increased awareness of senses (taste, smell, touch, hearing, vision)
  • change in experience of muscle fatigue; pleasant body feel; increase in body/mind connection
  • pain relief (headaches, cramps)
  • reduced nausea, increased appetite (used medically for this)
  • boring tasks or entertainment can become more interesting or funny
  • reduced neuropathic pain and spacicity due to multiple sclerosis
NEUTRAL
  • general change in consciousness
  • increased appetite, snackyness
  • slowness (slow driving, talking)
  • change in vision, such as sharpened colours or lights
  • closed-eye visuals (somewhat uncommon)
  • tiredness, sleepiness, lethargy
  • stimulation, inability to sleep (less common)
  • blood-shot eyes (more common with certain varieties of cannabis and inexperienced users)
  • mouth dryness, sticky-mouth (varies with strain)
  • interruption of linear memory; difficulty following a train of thought
  • cheek, jaw, facial tension / numbness (less commonly reported)
  • racing thoughts (especially at high doses)
  • time sense altered (for example, cars seem like they are moving too fast); time dilation and compression are common at higher doses
NEGATIVE
  • coughing, asthma, upper respiratory problems
  • difficulty with short-term memory during effects and during periods of frequent use (Ranganathan M, D’Souza DC, Psychopharmacology, 2006)
  • racing heart, agitation, feeling tense
  • mild to severe anxiety
  • panic attacks in sensitive users or with very high doses (oral use increases risk of getting too much)
  • headaches
  • dizziness, confusion
  • lightheadedness or fainting (in cases of lowered blood pressure)
  • paranoid & anxious thoughts more frequent
  • possible psychological dependence on cannabis
  • clumsiness, loss of coordination at high doses
  • nausea, especially in combination with alcohol, some pharmaceuticals, or other psychoactive substances
  • can precipitate or exacerbate latent or existing mental disorders

Legal status

Go to my legal marijuana and marijuana seeds guide and get all the info you need on the legal status of marijuana around the world!

Legal status of marijuana seeds

A list of countries with available info on the legal status of marijuana seeds.

 COUNTRY LEGAL STATUS OF MARIJUANA SEEDS
 UK Reportedly, a loophole in UK law makes it legal to possess, sell and buy marijuana seeds. It is also legal to import seeds from abroad. However, it is obviously illegal to germinate the seeds or to grow marijuana. Such an act is considered a felony and is punishable by harsh fines and jail time.
 US On a federal level, it is illegal to possess, sell or buy seeds. However, seeds are reportedly low priority and small amounts very rarely get intercepted at customs.

You cannot legally order seeds from abroad neither in the states that legalised recreational marijuana, nor if you’re growing marijuana for medical use, with a license or doctors prescription. Importing seeds to the US is a felony on a federal level. That being said, chances of the package being seized at customs are very low with small amounts.

 Canada Possessing, selling or importing marijuana seeds is a criminal offence in Canada. However, several unofficial sources suggest that seed related offences are very low priority.
 New Zealand  Possessing, selling or importing marijuana seeds is a criminal offence in New Zealand. However, several unofficial sources suggest that seed related offences are very low priority. Moreover, the chances of seeds ordered online getting confiscated at customs are miniscule.
 Australia It is reportedly illegal to possess, buy, sell, or import marijuana seeds in Australia. However, as is the case with most other countries, small amounts of seeds are very low priority and are not likely to result in criminal prosecution, even if confiscated at the customs. Different states have different laws, though. Australian Capital Territory, South Australia, Tasmania and Northern Territory has more relaxed laws, than the rest of the states. They are the ones that decriminalised the possession of small amounts of marijuana.
 South Africa As the Drugs And Drug Trafficking Act No. 140 Of 1992 outlaws possession of any part or derivate of the cannabis plant, marijuana seeds are also illegal in South Africa. That means, ordering them from abroad is not legal. However, small amounts very rarely get seized at customs.
 IndiaThe Indian drug legislation expressly exempts the leaves and seeds of the cannabis plants. Therefore, on a federal level, possession of marijuana seeds is legal in India. Each state, however, can have its own laws pertaining to marijuana seeds, which can be more restrictive. You will most likely need to do further research about whats the situation exactly in your state.
 Ireland It is not illegal to possess or sell cannabis seeds in Ireland, although it is illegal to germinate and grow them.
HungarySeeds cannot be distributed, because police will accuse you of “preparation of crime”. However, for this they should prove the intention of crime. I couldn’t find  Cannabis paraphernalia can be distributed.
GermanySeeds are forbidden, if they seem to be sold or possessed for illegal cultivation. However, it is reported, that head shops in the country sell seeds as bird food. Although, ordering from the internet is technically illegal, German authorities do not prioritise such cases. Generally, German police tends to turn a blind eye to small marijuana offences, like possession of small amounts. They way authorities treat such offences differ from region to region – Bavaria is considered the strictest in this respect.
 RussiaSeeds are not illegal to buy, sell or possess in Russia.

 

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Buy marijuana paraphernalia

Bongs

A picture of a bong - the most crucial marijuana paraphernalia.
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Choose from a great variety of bong accessories and bongs of all styles, colours and sizes. They are not merely marijuana paraphernalia. They can enhance the experience of smoking any legal herbal high!

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Grinders

A picture of grinders - a popular item of marijuana paraphernalia. However, it is also very useful for any other herb.
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Grinders are for easily shredding your herbs into smaller parts. They come in all colours, sizes and fabrics.

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Scales

A picture of a pocket-size electronic scales. It is useful, and generally safer, if herbal high enthusiasts know their exact dosages.
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Scales are not just marijuana paraphernalia indeed. They can come handy for all herbs with some sort of psychoactive effects. It is much safer to consume any herb, if you know your exact dosage.

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Water pipes

A picture of a water pipe - an excellent tool to smoke flavoured tobacco or any herb. Also a nice-to-have piece of marijuana paraphernalia.
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Smoking any herb or flavoured tobacco from a water pipe can be a lot less hard on the lungs and throat.

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Pipes

A picture of led pipes. Cool looking and handy pieces of marijuana paraphernalia.
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Pipes in all sizes and fabrics. They can be used for any smokable herb.

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Vaporisers

A picture of a manual vaporiser - a practical piece of weed paraphernalia - also makes the smoke less harmful for your lungs and throat.
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Vaporisers filter the smoke of any herb, so tar wont get into your lungs. They also don’t produce almost any smoke – nice for home-smokers. They have electronic and manual ones as well. Again, not merely marijuana paraphernalia.

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Silene capensis, African dream root

A picture of the traditional dream from preparation of Silene capensis.
Silene capensis, African dream root – dream foam

Silene capensis, or African dream root (also Silene undulata, Xhosa dream root, Xhosa dream herb and ubulawu) is a plant native to the Eastern Cape of South Africa.

It is traditionally used by the Xhosa people (a Bantu ethnic group divided into several tribes in southern Africa).

Although, it does not have psychoactive effects in the traditional sense, it is used and boasted by some legal herbal high enthusiasts due to its reported potential to cause very vivid, lucid dreams at night.

Effects

Silene capensis reportedly causes vivid and realistic lucid dreams even for people, who never had any lucid dreams. It does not only make dreams more intense, it also makes users remember their dreams a lot better – at times, even to small details.

However, some report no effects at all, as I said before, their existence is not scientifically proven.

Dosage

The traditional way of consumption is to put the powdered (fine powdered, or it wont really work) roots in water, than mix it with a fork or by shaking the bottle.

A thick layer of foam will be produced on top of the liquid. You need to consume this foam (quite gross, if you ask me, but might be worth it!). You can find the details about  how the foam is prepared on the link in the “Additional information” section!

Legal status

Legal and available worldwide.

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I cannot currently recommend any shops to buy it from the Netherlands.

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Strongest legal deliriants:

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Datura

A flowering Datura plant.
Datura

Angel’s trumpets, datura is a member of the nightshades. Datura is also known among psychonauts as “the mad god”. It is a very strong deliriant.

Datura is usually mentioned in singular form. However, it actually refers to a genus of several species of poisonous vespertine flowering plants belonging to the family Solanaceae.

Datura is very dangerous, can easily kill you if misused.

Effects

Onset – When taken orally, the effects can begin in 20-30 minutes, but may take as long as 2-3 hours to be noticeable, depending on dose. When smoked, effects may begin in as quickly as 5 minutes.
Duration – A moderate datura dose lasts 8-12 hours, while strong doses can cause effects lasting for 2-3 days.
Visual Effects – Unlike the visual effects frequently reported with psychedelics such as LSD and psilocybin-containing mushrooms, datura causes frank hallucinations, meaning that the person cannot distinguish between the hallucinations and real objects. Elaborate visions and fantasies are common, sometimes including long conversations with imaginary persons. Smoking phantom cigarettes is often reported, even by non-smokers.

Vivid 100% real hallucinations, delirium, high lasts for 20+ hours.

 

Dosage

The amount of active ingredients contained in a specimen can vary greatly in the case of any plant. This is especially problematic in the case of any plants in the Datura genus, as the lethal dose is not much bigger than the effective dose. 

I couldn’t unearth any valid info on the generally accepted dosage,  probably for the above reasons. Reading the trip reports, I encountered very strong and long lasting trips caused by as few as 10 seeds taken, orally.

That being said, one general rule I found reoccurring, which should be taken very seriously:

In the case of Datura, you should always thoroughly administer and very gradually increase the dosage, until you can feel its effect. In other words, use the ladder method!

 

Legal status

 

Countries with available information regarding the legal status of datura:

 

 COUNTRY LEGAL STATUS
 AustraliaSome species, Datura stramonium,
Darura spp. and Datura tatula are
controlled under the Standard for the
Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons Act
 Brazil Only Datura suaveolens is controlled
 Canada
Neither datura nor scopolamine (its main active
ingredient) are scheduled
substances in Canada
New Zealandappears to be uncontrolled
Norwaylegal (2009 info)
 UK legal

There are no federal laws in the US that would outlaw Datura. However, there are some states, that have restrictions in place on the plant. Most states’ regulations only mention Datura stramonium (jimson weed) See the table below:

 STATE LEGAL STATUS
 Connecticut Datura stramonium is listed amongst
“Restricted drugs or substances”, Chapter 420b
 Kansas Datura stramonium is a Schedule I drug
 LouisianaLouisiana Act No 159 makes 40 plants
illegal, including Datura spp., when intended
for human consumption
 NevadaAll parts of the plant are on the list
of controlled substances
 New Jersey Only legal for medical uses, only on prescription
 OklahomaAs a result of a poisoning cases in 2004,
authorities added “naturally occurring”
to the definition of “synthetic controlled substances”,
and outlawed Datura
 Tennesseelegal, the state did not pass the bill in 2006,
that planned to ban Dautra and many other plants,
instead they merely banned Salvia divinorum

 

Buy datura - US

Datura is no longer sold in the US.

 

Buy datura - Netherlands

I haven’t found any Dutch store which would sell datura. You might want to try something else or order it from the US.

 

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Belladonna

Black berries of Deadly nightshade, Atropa belladonna.
Atropa belladonna

Atropa belladonna, deadly nightshade, also called the “dark goddess” is an extremely strong deliriant.

As you could probably guess from it’s denominations, it is a quite dangerous plant. In fact, Atropa belladonna is one of the most toxic plants of the Eastern Hemisphere. While it was widely embraced as a medicine in small amounts (it is used in homeopathy only nowadays), it is very dangerous and should always, no matter the intent of use, handled with extreme caution. 

Effects

Using Belladonna, – like all deliriants (belladonna, datura, brugmansia) – is not advised.

The psychedelic effects of Atropa belladonna are reported to be strong, to the point of completely losing touch with reality. It causes a full blown, bizarre delirium and vivid open eye hallucinations, that are perceived as completely normal reality under the influence of the substance. The trips are very long (can take days).

 

Dosage

The amount of active ingredients contained in a specimen can vary greatly in the case of any plant. This is especially problematic in the case of the belladonna plant, as the lethal dose is not much bigger than the effective dose. 

I couldn’t unearth any valid info on the generally accepted dosage of belladonna, probably for the above reasons. That being said, one general rule I found reoccurring in trip reports is that you should always thoroughly administer and very gradually increase the dosage, until you reach the threshold and it takes effect (this is called the ladder method).

 

Legal status

One US state is reported to have banned Atropa belladonna for human consumption. Signed into law June 28, 2005, Louisiana State Act No 159, outlawed the cultivation, possession or sale of 40 known hallucinogenic plants, with Atropa belladonna being one of them.

It is legal everywhere else (if you have conflicting info, feel free to share it in the comments below).

 

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To buy Belladonna in the Netherlands go here:

I haven’t found any Dutch store which would sell Belladonna. You might want to try something else or order it from the US.

 

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Brugmansia (Angel's Trumpet)

A picture of Brugmansia, also referred to as angels trumpet.
Brugmansia – angels trumpet

Brugmansia is a genus of seven species of flowering plants in the family Solanaceae (also called the “nightshades”). Their large, fragrant flowers give them their common name: angel’s trumpet.

 

The alkaloids in this plant are very toxic, potentially deadly. The “high” they produce is also very unpleasant, unpredictable and dangerous.

Angel’s trumpet plants and nightshades in general are not to be trifled with! Datura and belladonna are in the same family – they should be avoided also!

Their use for recreational purposes is not advised!

Effects

As all other species in the Solanaceae family, Brugmansia plants contain extremely toxic tropane alkaloids, such as scopolamine, hyoscyamine and atropine. These are reported to induce a total delirium and dreadful, realistic hallucinations at fairly small amounts consumed.

Its not only the risk of a fatal overdose that makes this plant dangerous. Under the influence of these alkaloids, one completely looses touch with reality, which can result in, well, basically anything. A 2006 article published in the European Archives of Psychiatry and Neuroscience gave an account of an 18 year old German boy, who amputated his own penis and tongue under the influence of merely one cup of tea prepared from two angel’s trumpet blossoms.

 

Dosage

The alkaloid content of these plants vary greatly from specimen to specimen and the lethal dose is not much bigger than the “effective” dose.

As the German teen in the notorious penis and tongue amputation case reportedly brewed the deadly tea from a mere two blossoms, you should not even go near a dose this big. 

Start at the absolute minimum and be sure to use the ladder method extremely carefully!  Thoroughly administer and gradually increase the dose, until you start feeling the symptoms (which will probably deter you from going further, anyway).

Also – it as an ABSOLUTE MUST to have a sober sitter staying up with you for days if necessary (the trip can last quite long).

 

Legal status

Brugmansia species are widely grown as ornamental plants. However, there are some countries, that impose restrictions on their cultivation and use for human consumption.

The alkaloids in the nightshade plants, and the plants themselves are not really on the radar of drug authorities, as their effects are extremely unpleasant, which lowers their potential for abuse – people simply don’t want to take them – for a good reason.

Countries with available info on the legal status of Brugmansia species:

 COUNTRY LEGAL STATUS OF BRUGMANSIA
 UKBrugmansia doesn’t appear to be on the list of banned and restricted herbal ingredients, nor is scopolamine, atropine or hyoscyamine mentioned in the Misuse of Drugs Act schedules. It is not illegal to cultivate the plant for ornamental purposes.
 USThere are no federal laws banning the cultivation of Brugmansia for ornamental purposes. However, Louisiana passed a law in 2005 that outlawed the cultivation and possession of 40 psychoactive plants, amongst them Brugmansia arborea.
 CanadaThere don’t seem to be any restrictions in place on growing Brugmansia for ornamental purposes. Also, scopolamine, hyoscyamine and atropine doesn’t appear to be on the list of controlled substances in Canada.
 AustraliaGrowing Brugmansia species for ornamental purposes doesn’t seem to be restricted in the Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons Act. However, importing and exporting seeds and parts of the plants is restricted under the Quarantine Legislation.
 New ZealandGrowing Brugmansia species for ornamental purposes doesn’t seem to be restricted. Scopolamine, hyoscyamine and atropine are not on the list of controlled substances in the Misuse of Drugs Act of 1975.

 

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I cannot currently recommend any shops to buy Brugmansia in the US.

Buy Brugmansia Netherlands

I cannot currently recommend any shops to buy Brugmansia in the netherlands.

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Nutmeg

4 Myristica fragrans nuts, a legal deleriant.
Nutmeg

Myristica fragrans, widely known as nutmeg. The fruit of this evergreen tree is used as a spice all over the world.

Few know, that it actually has intoxicating properties.

 

Effects

Yes, eating nutmeg can actually make you feel high, or to be more precise delirious. It is a deliriant.

Many who have attempted to get high from nutmeg reported a marijuana like buzz and sometimes intense hallucinations (bad trips are more common, common themes are panic, horror, paranoia, dread).

The main active ingredient is myristicin.

The use of nutmeg as a recreational drug is unpopular due to its unpleasant taste and its side effects.

You will always experience some, or all of these side effects: dizziness, flushes, dry mouth, accelerated heartbeat, temporary constipation, panic , problem in urination and nausea.

Overdosing can actually kill you.

I really don’t recommend trying to get high off nutmeg. There are much better alternatives. If you don’t believe me, read my nutmeg trip report.

 

Dosage

The following recipe is from Erowid:

“Grind 6 nutmeg nuts (approx. 30g or 1 ounce) into a powder. I use a coffee grinder. If you don’t have strainer just break the nuts into large chunks using a mortar & pestle. I recommend grinding.

Now chuck this into 750 ml of water (3 cups) and simmer without boiling over a stove for 1 hour. The water will be reduced by about 30% so your end result will be approx. 500 ml of tea.

After the one hour strain the nutmeg out and let the tea cool. Then sweeten w/ honey (play around with this to see what you like best) and drink.”

 

Legal status

Nutmeg is legal in every country in the world, except for Saudi Arabia, where it is recognised as “haram” for its psychoactive properties.

Buy Nutmeg US

You can buy nutmeg from the US here:

Buy nutmeg from the US /credit cards accepted/

 

Buy Nutmeg Netherlands

You can buy it in most grocery stores.

 

Additional information

 

 

Last updated: 2015. 12. 16.

 

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I’m 100% committed to safe and responsible legal high consumption. If you have a few minutes to spare please read my blog post about responsible and safe legal drugs use.

Stay safe, always,
SimonTheSorcerer

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74 thoughts on “Simon’s Legal Highs”

  1. Thank you for a most interesting and incredibly informative web site.
    Can you advise what would be the best legal high for creating a high and simultaneously producing enhanced aphrodisiac qualities.
    I also noted that most of your legal high drugs are taken as an infusion or tea, smoked or ingested as a capsule. There is not a lot on your site that promotes Insufflation – is there a reason for this?
    Looking forward to reading your comments.
    Kind regards
    Alec

  2. Simon,
    I am purchasing the legal shrooms, do these get eaten also?

  3. Hey I am 13 and I need to know a legal drug in michigan that isn’t addicting and is a mood enhancer

      1. I live in Canada , can I still buy your product and have it shipped to me? (I’m new to online purchasing)

    1. I also live in MI. You’re way too young to be worrying about legal highs.
      If you wait till you’re of legal age, by then marijuana will be legal and regulated like alcohol all across the country.

      Expanding your mind should only come when you have fully individuated. So wait till you’re older.

  4. please add a warning to the nutmeg.

    I ate 5 nutmeg balls 6 months ago and it was an AWFUL experience. it produced NO ‘high effects’. i was SICK FOR 3 DAYS, RAPID HEART BEAT,SICK,PUKING,DIZZY,ETC.

    don’t go near nutmeg.

    1. People who eat whole nutmeg have obviously done zero research on it prior.

      Get 30-50g of nutmeg and 50-100g of black pepper and crush into a powder. Gently simmer in a covered pot in water for about an hour. Oil bubbles and oily froth will collect on top. Add about 50g of butter which will melt. Filter all solids whilst still hot. seperate the fats and oils from the water. spread on a few slices of bread with lots of honey and heaps of pure cocoa powder or even better, theobroma extract. Then eat it and see what happens 🙂

  5. What is youre opinion on Yerba Mate. Very popular in South America.

    1. Yerba Mate is not a legal high. It does not get you “high”. It only has tea+like mild stimulant effects.

      That’s not enough to be included among the best legal highs.

  6. Hey Simon,
    I’ve been thinking of trying Fly Agarics for a while now since I found out that they’re not as poisonous as myth and folklore have made them out to be.
    I have only ever tripped once on magic truffles with great effects. I just want a second opinion on weather I should take Fly Agarics yet and how safe they really are.
    Because of their two active ingredients being different to psilocybin I am slightly worried about their affect on my body.
    Also for a first timer should I buy the caps or concentrate? I do have a patch of them growing near my house but don’t trust myself to pick the correct ones knowing my luck.
    Thanks.

    1. Bizzee Bee says:

      I bought fly agaric extract and fly agaric from Herbal Eye and they had no effect what so ever. Really disappointed I wasted £50 on these products I feel scammed. I will stick to truffle sites in future.

      1. I’m sorry to hear that. Did you follow the dosage recommendations on the site?

        This is really unusual. those mushrooms are really strong!

      2. Flyagaric have a totally different effect. They work on GABA receptors. You won’t get visuals. Meditation aid or if your no good at that if you may get beautiful dreams. If you can lucid dream they are truly wonderful. Eat 1 to 15 caps they’ll be more potent during the beginning of the season. People would aren’t interested in plant allies don’t bother.

      3. Hi believe it or not the same happened to me I got fly agaric from herbal eye also put 3 caps in tea drank waited and nothing also there are a couple of other things I got and they seam to have little affect vastly disappointed so do you have any sites that sell reliable products THAT ACTUALLY WORK RATHER THAN ME BEING TOTALLY AND COMPLETELY FU** OVER ALSO IF YOU HAVE THE PERSONAL EMAIL ADDRESS OF THE GUY PLEASE ENSURE HE KNOWS HOW FU**ING PASSED OFF I AM
        AND WOULD REALLY LIKE TO BE COMPENSATED ALSO I HAVE TO MENTION THAT I ORDERED NEXT DAY DELIVERY AND YET IT TOOK 3 DAYS TO ARRIVE WILL NEVER USE THAT SITE EVER!! EVER!!! EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AGAIN

        1. Hi,

          Herbaleye is notorious for low quality products and bad customer service. They are going out of business (all legal highs will be banned in the UK very soon, but they would have gone out of business anyway). It was a clearance sale and I did warn everyone (I remember, I especially warned everyone about the fly agaric, you are not the first to complain). I don’t feel bad for this, I warned everyone and it was a clearance, where everything was 40-70% off. Going out of business sales of stores with dubious reputation are always risky.

          P.S.: I PM-d you the guy’s email address, but don’t expect a response, he is not really known for being communicative.
          Every other link on my website links to products from places I can personally vouch for.

          1. Hi thanks for that I didn’t want to make you feel bad and unfortunately I only noticed your warnings after I ordered also where are your links and why is the UK banning legal highs I thought the point was they were legal

          2. They are still legal for a few more months. Except for alcohol, coffee, tea, medications and a few exceptions everything with a psychoactive effect (everything that can get you high) will be banned in the UK. Legal highs is a relative term, it depends on what is legal in your country, so there will be plenty of legal highs in other countries after the UK ban.

            The store is removed, because the store is going out of business, also, I received too many complaints like yours, accusing me of this and that. I just had enough.

    2. Please make sure you don’t overstep the recommended dosage.

      Fly agariac might not be as good as magic truffles or magic mushrooms. Most people agree on that (myself included).

      It’s a magic mushroom substitute, used by people, who live in countries where it is not legal.

      Make sure you start with a small dosage and see whether you like it or not. It’s not for everyone.

      As long as you use common sense and don’t do much more than the recommended dosage for a person of average height and weight you won’t have any problems.

  7. Hi, Simon:

    Just curious: should Dream Herb (a.k.a. Calea Zecatachichi (I think the spelling is right) be included in your lists? I don’t see it on your website and am curious as to how you would classify it and what you think of it. It seems to be a popular entheogen, and regarded as one of low toxicity with few side effects, according to many.

    1. Yes. I have heard of it.

      Next time I will add black pepper to the list (fresh ground black pepper really does get you high, unbelievable but true! tested it myself just the other day and you can get it in any grocery store).

      I will eventually order and test dream herb as well.

      Don’t forget, that I’m just one guy and obviously I have not yet tested all legal highs available online.

      But I’m on it.

      Check back later for an updated and extended guide. I’m updating and extending this guide on a regular basis.

  8. Hi Simon,
    Still on these fly agarics, a couple of years back I picked a huge fly agaric I found down the woods, I must have ate half of it straight up and I remember being really sick afterwards, that was all that happened though no trip or nothing which made me not go back, did I do something wrong? whats the best way to take it?

    1. Please read my fly agaric guide here.

      If you don’t find the answer to your question there please leave a comment at the bottom of the guide.

      Let’s keep the discussion about Fly agaric at the Aminata guide comments section.

      Thanks!

  9. Charles Smith says:

    I noticed that Phenibut isn’t on this list but based on forums I’ve read, it is an effective way to get high. Is it not on the list because it isn’t safe?

    1. β-Phenyl – aminobutyric acid belongs to the research chemicals/designer drugs category. I don’t deal with them.
      And yes they are all very dangerous and illegal in many countries.

  10. Effy Davies says:

    There is a massive long bush of Angels Trumpets (Datura) down my road that has been there for a very long time and I have walked past it almost everyday not knowing anything about it until now, I must be somewhat lucky, as apparently it is difficult to get hold of.

    1. Matthew Sawdon says:

      Just be very careful to not let it get a hold of you…i lost 5 hours of my life with no recollection whatsoever and only vague (but still truly disturbing to recall) memories of my own behaviour for the following 16 or so hours, from just 60ml of a 1500ml mixture of honey, water and Datura(a single fresh 25cm plant) thrown together on the stove one afternoon.

      Be. Very. Careful.

  11. Rash_Hash says:

    I’ve done Nutmeg LOADS of times, cos I live in the UAE and practically everything is illegal when it comes to drugs here. The dosage is about 4-8 tablespoons and it takes 3+ hours to work, after 3/4 hours you feel like you’re on weed, after 5/6 hours it produces a nice hallucinogenic effect, and u feel so lazy and relaxed its amazing. The hangover sucks though

  12. Hey Simon, thanks for the awesome website! I am looking into getting some Ephedra viridis. I’m having difficulty finding any info on the best way to prepare it for the best high, rather than for weight loss. It seems the tea prep takes quite a bit of the dried plant to make, and I’d like to be as efficient as possible. Can it be eaten? Should I grind it up and mix it with a drink? Put it in a capsule?
    I know your info says 1-3g of the dried plant is a good dose, but what is the best method preparing 1-3g with the intent of a high.

  13. Simon how do I make the herbs at home

    1. Which one? Where do you live? What is your experience growing ethnobotanicals?
      What’s your budget? Do you live alone? Do you have pets? Is it a rented apartment? Do you have a garden? If not do you have AC in your house?

      Need much more info to answer your question.

  14. Prateek Goyal says:

    hi thanks for sharing this information… can u please tell me that how can we take datura into our body.. thanks

  15. Chris Man says:

    Hi Simon. I ordered Kratom from Herbal Eye over a week ago, but have yet to receive it. Is that a reliable site? I have attempted to contact them via email multiple times and have not received a reply. There is no phone number that I am aware of. Now, I do live in the U.S. so I know it may take a while to receive international orders, but the fact that they have not replied to my emails has me a bit suspicious. Are you aware if there is any problems with their website lately?

    1. I’m not aware of any problems, I have just ordered successfully from them in January.I know the owner’s personal email actually and I will ask them about your order and will let you know.

      Your emails may have been filtered out as SPAM, it happens sometimes.

    2. Hey Chris,

      So, I asked them and PM-d you their answer.

      I just don’t want to put it on the website for privacy reasons. I have sent it to your email address. Apparently it was was shipped on 5th March and you should have received a confirmation email from them (just check your SPAM folder).

      Details are in the email I’ve just sent you.

      I hope this helps,
      Simon

      1. Chris Man says:

        Thanks Simon!! I actually received my order today. I appreciate you checking it out for me.

        1. You are welcome. Your original comment really scared me btw..

          You ordered from one of the endorsed shops I personally use. I don’t want to endorse any ethnobotanical e-commerce store that does not respect it’s customers.

          I’m glad it was a false alarm. But please keep alerting me if anything goes wrong with any of the endorsed shops on my website. I will instantly remove them if I receive complaints (justified, legitimate complaints).

          Remember I’m just one dude, I only order from them [the endorsed shops I personally use] every other month or so (I’m not made out of money) so feedback is always appreciated.

  16. Hi SIMON,

    Great site, which I am steadily getting through.
    I am coming at this from a different angle.
    I have never taken a legal high, apart from alcohol.
    But I am interested in growing various plants.
    I have 10 acres of land in southern Spain that I can use straight away.

    My question is, which plants offer the best ROI?
    Which would be suited to a climate of very hot summers and cool winters?

    Please feel free to email me personally.

    Best regards

    Jay

  17. Hi,

    I wanted to inform you that areca nut and betel leaf is available in many asian/bengali grocery stores in the UK. They are fresh leaves and the nuts can be bought fresh or dried.

  18. By the way, this is a great website very interesting and a good way to study psychoactives. Great work. :DD

  19. great site. Really informative. I was doing research and I came across this website that has some ethnobotanicals that aren’t listed here, if you were looking to make your site a bit more comprehensive http://ethnobotany.wikia.com/wiki/List_Of_Common_Ethnobotanicals
    But overall you’re site is amazing. Quick question, why are these vendors all from the uk us and Netherlands lol? Why aren’t there any from other parts of the world. Idc much because I’m from the us.

    1. Also, if you were thinking of putting African dream root up you might as well put up Mexican dream herb too. Also I think a mailing list would be awesomefirst whenever this got updated. I plan on buying from your links when I make the plunge so that you get a bit of throwback lol

      1. Just a heads up. I bought some things using your link. In Rhode Island, US, salvia and Datura are illegal.

  20. Hey man what’s the story with shipping to Ireland? Do you do it and is it safe? All the head shops got shut down here a few years back.

  21. Why is the UK shop taken off?
    Also, wild dagga was interesting. Mild effects and short lived but pleasant except for the taste of the tea and how much had to be consumed

    1. I had too many complaints from people that the herbal legal highs (ethnobotanicals) they purchased there had no effect whatsoever.

      I can no longer recommend them (+ they were very expensive, and their customer support was REALLY slow – took more than 2 weeks, and 5 emails to get a response).

      And if all this wasn’t enough the political climate in the UK has long been strongly hostile towards legal highs (and it’s getting worse!). Some brick&mortar head shops were closed down, forcing online headshops to raise prices to make up for lost revenue, or close down altogether. I’m not even sure the UK shop is actually still in operation, they haven’t responded to my last 3 emails. I will not vouch for them anymore.

  22. The Siberian Motherwort can be widely available where I’m living. Most of the people here use it as a herb for cooking. I am an occasional smoker of it and I can say that it pretty much gives you a mild body high which makes you sleep better.

  23. Hello Simon,
    I am very pleased with the content on this website. I have given only a few legal highs a try including salvia. I am not an opiate addict but I absolutely love the effects of opiates and was wondering what would be the best alternative to something like oxycodone. I also just want to say I am most definitely going to support and spread this website around. The “no gimmicks” feel to this website and your information truly impresses me and I look forward to hearing your response

  24. On an additional note I think adding information on if these substances will or will not cause false positives on drug tests would be some very helpful information, or at least links to trusted information on the same. I would hate to see someone who cares so much about their website and readers lose that trust for getting fired for using something they think is completely harmless. Thank you!

  25. Dear Simon,

    Thank you VERY much dor rooting out the scam legal highs and making way for the real thing. I was wondering more about Datura and the deliriants. You recommended them not for their potency, but I am somewhat interested in experimenting. Are there any testimonials or experiences with deliriants you or others have that I may inquire?

  26. Hi Simon. While browsing through Herbalfire i found a interesting plant called Desfontainia spinosa. It should produce salvia like effects while smoked or a relaxed dream like state. This sounds pretty interesting to me because salvia is illegal here in Denmark, and my only salvia experience in Amsterdam was a failure (no effects at all). There is not a lot of info and reports about this plant though, so i thought that you might be interested in searching a bit more into it.

  27. Simon, I am confused at how this website works. I am referring about the technical aspects. Two days ago, I submitted a long E- mail describing my experiences with a certain company. I filled out all the necessary fields of information including, True name with matching address . I assumed that if true names and true addresses do not match, the Posting will be denied as being bogus. ( am I wrong?) After posting it, I noticed my entire E-mail with true name and address, was posted in your site for pubic view! what? Now, you state, that true full names and addresses will NOT be viewable, so as to provide some anonymity. But there they were. To add to the confusion, I see that my entire E-mail is not here in this domain. Is it in another Website/domain of yours? thoroughly confused. Just want to clear this up. I think you and your team are doing a fantastic job at giving so much needed and responsible, objective information. I f you can find my original E-mail, I hope you can evaluate and provide an answer. Thanks

  28. Johannes.B says:

    Hi Simon!
    Your site is just amazing! Have you heard of Palo Santo? I feel it would make a fitting addition to your List.
    Greetings from Germany

    1. Thanks!

      I have heard about Palo Santo. However, to the best of my knowledge it has no psychoactive properties.

      I will check it out tough and if I’m wrong I will definitely include it.

      Thanks again,
      Simon

  29. Hello Simon, A few months ago I asked, if you had any information on: ” The Botanical Source” They are located in south Africa. About 4 months ago I placed a $40 order from them. To their credit , they answered my 5 E-mails as to where my package might be. They adamantly said they mailed it. I told them I never received it. After 1 month, they promptly returned my money to my bank. My Conclusion is ????? I am not ruling out the package being taken by Customs ( Florida, USA) . By the way,I did thorough research on the herbals and found them to be legal. I am thinking about Re-ordering from them but i’m not sure. They have a very impressive Website ( but not flashy) of known and many un -known yet interesting herbals. What do you think ?

      1. Thank you Simon for answering about “The Botanical source”, as a Customer friendly source. Finding a legitimate source in Africa, for these previously unknown herbs is potentially of very keen interest I would think.

  30. Hey, I found this site to be very informative and I appreciate it a lot. I fell into the research chemical trap a couple years ago, and I am so happy to see you repeatedly tell people to stay away from them. My experience was hellish.

    I also was just wondering if you are still active and whatnot. Also what would you consider the best/closest marijuana alternative for those of us where it is still illegal?

  31. Lightning says:

    Extremely interesting and informative. A question if i may. Wat legal drug do u recommend to replace the euphoric effects of opium?

  32. Hi Simon,
    Does Wild Dagga have THC in it? I typed in Wild Dagga and THC on Google and the first thing that came up was that it did.
    Thanks

  33. Psyfarmer says:

    More herbaleye salvia reviews please simon

    1. Herbaleye.co.uk is going out of business I won’t be reviewing them. As with any clearance sale exercise caution. Their customer service is really bad and many of their products are very low quality. It’s not the best place (also they raised the prices to make the clearance sale discounts appear to be bigger, shady but I have not heard about anyone who did not receive their orders).
      As for Salvia, it’s not legal where I live, sorry ( I have tried it when I lived abroad, but not ever since).

  34. And what about herbalheadshoponline uk ? any review about them ?

  35. Was just wondering about bouncing bear botanicals. Also is this site is still active, I’ve been having trouble finding any reviews anywhere that are recent, all seem to be from many years ago.

    1. They are still alive of course. They just had problems with a credit card payment processor and they couldn’t accept credit cards for some months. Unfortunately people really hate using alternative payment methods, so they lost quite a few customers.

  36. The coffeine of two monster energy drinks wont help you if you overdose on morphine. If you think you have taken to much, call an ambulance before you pass out and eventually suffocate on your vomit or die because of respiratory depression

    1. You definitely should call an ambulance first if you suspect you have taken too much. I agree with that 100%.
      I still recommend having two or more very strong energy drinks nearby as well. They will help very little as you pointed out, but they might just help you enough to survive and stay conscious till the ambulance arrives.
      Anyway, you can’t be too careful, do everything you can to avoid overdosing, be safe and responsible.

  37. Hi Simon,
    I’m looking for the best stimulant whose high resembles an opiate, (good feeling, warmth and general happiness,) while also maybe having some physcoactive effects. What would you recommend?

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