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Drug info - what ethnobotanical has opiate like effects?

Discussion in 'Ethnobotanicals' started by SwiftJustice, Apr 11, 2012.

  1. SwiftJustice

    SwiftJustice Newbie

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    Just curious to what ethnobotanicals have opiate like effects? Tried Kratom and I am very fond of it. Please, if possible let me know of some others! Thank you! :D
     
  2. MachoManSavage

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    I entered the topic to tell you kratom.

    Seeing as you have already tried it, that's it. No other ethnobotanical apart from the real stuff.
     
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    Lactuca Virosa is another. But really, aside from Kratom at a stretch, opiate effects come from papaver somniferum only.

    There are a handful of virtually unknown species that are being intensely studied and developed by various communities and big pharma... but those who know have tight lips :)
     
  4. eggomyeggo

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    The stuff sold as Kratom and "Kratom Extract" usually has a legal chemical in it that produces an intense high that is completely unrelated to Kratom. Swim watched his swim nod into a coma from what was sold as "Kratom Extract". Now it easily could of been Kratom as it was purchased from a big reputable online store but it doesn't change the fact his friend swim nodded into a coma! Even poppy pods can be more dangerous than street heroin because like street drugs you never know the potency only it varies even greater with plant products and extracts before someone steps on it. Nothing legal comes closer to opiates than high quality Kratom extract.

    Start with a small dosage and never assume the first batch is the same potency as the other batch, even when it is purchased at the same time and is the same exact brand!

    Swim is more afraid of legal highs bought from a store than illegal highs bought from a man on a street. Even scientists say the legal highs are more dangerous because their short term and especially long term effects are not known!

    Kratom in a standard leaf form is known to produce brown patches on your skin. That is known because Kratom was abused in Thailand even after it was made illegal and therefore long term effects from low potency Kratom leaves were possible to study. If brown patches of skin are caused by moderate usage of Kratom leaves than one can only imagine what effects come with moderate usage of Kratom Extract! By the way that is only one long term side effect. Maybe you will be lucky and your entire body will turn brown with moderate extract usage and you will look like you just got a really dark tan!
     
  5. SwiftJustice

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    lol! Thank you so much. Maybe then I can date Snooki and get that STD I been hoping to get!
     
  6. MachoManSavage

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    You are misinformed on many things.

    No, kratom usually isn't sold with another drug. That's insane to think. 7-hydroxymitragynie, the most active alkaloid in kratom, is potent enough to give someone a good, opiate high. It doesn't need to be mixed with other drugs.


    You maybe thinking of a certain brand which included the chemical O-Desmethyltramadol (synthetic opiod). This drug did kill people in Sweden (I believe). However, almost all other kratom sold online and stores is 100% safe/pure kratom leaves.

    And no way street drugs are as safe as kratom. Kratom HAS been tested and studied and it's perfectly safe. Sure, kratom has addictive properties, but it won't kill you outright like many street drugs are known to do. Overdose on kratom is nausea and dizzyness. Please link me to a source that has someone dying from kratom?

    Finally, kratom causing dark patches of skin? This is an example of being ignorant and just repeating stuff you read online. Kratom will NOT give you dark patches when consumed in the powder form (how it's consumed in North America). The reason for the dark patches of skin is from chewing raw leaves (I can get into the science if you want), how they do it normally in Thailand. Hence, every single report of dark patches was from Thai users.


    No need to scare people if you weren't planning on giving much of the truth.
     
  7. ianzombie

    ianzombie Platinum Member & Advisor

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    Could you please upload any results from the tests and studies carried out on Kratom.
    Ive not read any myself, but they would be a great addition to the forum.
     
  8. Potter

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    I would like to hear more about this one too!
     
  9. PharmSoulsha

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    Apparently Kratom... I bought a big sample pack online and didn't feel effects from any of the strains, even when I took triple doses. And you are talking about someone who has zero experience with opiates, thus my tolerance is zero.

    Maybe I'm just weird because apparently everyone else feels effects from it... So yea Kratom is the way to go. Blue Lotus also....
     
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    ianzombie Platinum Member & Advisor

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    I doubt you are weird.
    Maybe you just have a natural tolerance, or perhaps you bought something bunk from a bad vendor, or maybe you used it incorrectly.
     
  11. PharmSoulsha

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    This is probably it. But I'm too reluctant to try another vendor, not too mention too broke.
     
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    ianzombie Platinum Member & Advisor

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    What type of kratom was it, what dose did you take, how did you take it, did you take it on an empty stomach?
     
  13. PharmSoulsha

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    I bought a sampler pack which supposedly had 10 gram baggies of 5 different strains (Maeng Da,Sumatra White Vein,Sumatra Red Vein, and Bali) . But when I observed the the contents of each baggie they all looked and smelled the same.


    The first time I took around 5 grams. The second time I took 10 grams (got NAUSEA). 3rd time 20 grams... Nothing.


    Empty stomach each time...
     
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    How did you take it?

    Unless you have opiate tolerance you should have felt something, espicially at 20 grams!
    Sounds like you got ripped off.

    They are going to look the same apart from some colour differences, they are all the same thing, leaves from a tree.
     
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    this might be of interest to you but do good research first i havent worked with it yet Horse chestnut is supposed to have a fairly strong opiate effect 10 grains of the nut aprox equal 3 grains of opium

     
  16. PharmSoulsha

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    The first time I just dumped the powder in grape juice. Second time I just mixed it in yogurt and ate it.

    Third time, which was my largest dose, I made a Tea extract.... Basically made a tea out of it, then boiled it down to a glass. Nothing.
     
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    So any word on this "dark patches on the skin" BS?
     
  18. DiacetylEntertainment

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    Hey Potter, not concrete statistical evidence but from reading through material it seems there is a few reports of skin blotching or discoloration from long term use.

    Check it out:
    "Swim noticed a dark colored patch of skin under his left eye about the size of the tip of his pinky. It's not raised or textured differently, just darker brown. Swim is a fair skinned norweigan so the patch is pretty noticeable.

    Bowel issues, on the hard side of things, if ya know what i mean...

    Hard to take a piss sometimes too. Like swim's prostates enlarged (but he's still in his late twenties?). Think there may have been prior issues but it is most definitely aggravated by kratom sessions."

    This was taken from an entheogen-network thread entitled "Kratom long term use"
    The person was a daily user for around a year.