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SummaryA concoction made of two or more plants that contain at least an MAOI and DMT, the combination of which allows the DMT to work orally. Typically associated to south american cultures. Also, sometimes approximated synthetically by taking an external MAOI with extracted DMT. Causes intense, spiritually orientated hallucinogenic experiences.
Onset20-60 minutes
Duration4-8 hours
Avoidcombining with any medications or substance contraindicated with MAOI's particuarly ssri's, mdxx compounds and amphetamines. Refer to for more info.
After-effects1-8 hours
EffectsEuphoria, empathy, insight, brightened colour, Closed/Open eye visuals, enhanced tactile sensation, mental/physical stimulation, decreased appetite, pupil dilation, restlessness, change in perception, ego softening, sweating/chills, muscle tension, confusion, insomnia.