Euphoria

Have you ever felt happy and joyful to the extent that everything seems different? Did you feel as if all the right emotions have enveloped you, and nothing else except the moment demands your attention? Well, if you ever have come across such feelings, then you have experienced the Euphoria. It also means that you have experienced the happy high!

Euphoria is a state of intense pleasure, excitement, and happiness. It is an intrigued feeling of healthy well-being and a sense of extreme joy and heightened emotions. This particular state can get induced by various triggering factors and stimuli, which includes:

  • Exercise
  • Music
  • Copulation
  • Psychoactive drugs
  • Herbs
  • Fasting
  • Asphyxia

Nevertheless, there are many herbs available today, bearing legal status that can bring about euphoric feelings and possess the potential ability to make an individual feel high. The effect these metabolites in these plants have on human brains and state of mental well-being is the primary cause of their usage primarily in pharmaceuticals.

In this article, we have covered the 10-Best herbs that will cause Euphoria and make you legally high. For each herb, you will find:

  • Usage & Dosage
  • Effects
  • How to deal with the high?

1. Ayahuasca

Extracted from the forests of Amazon, Ayahuasca is culturally very well connected to the Amazonian natives. Being a vine of South America, it has become an ingredient of primary source in most psychoactive drinks with the same name. This species has gained much popularity lately due to its extreme and exaggerated feeling of Euphoria.

Furthermore, the herb also betters serotonin deficiencies, which in turn, fights off depression, ADHD, Senile dementia, Autism, and other mental and immune disorders. Capable of inducing psychoactive effects, it is one of the few legal powerful herbs that bring the best euphoric feelings.

Usage & Dosage

It is recommended to start this drug in small doses as this drug can lead to a mild to moderate state of hallucinations, which may get extreme. A better way to have it is in the tea and a few minutes brew is sufficient for its effect.

Effects

Intake of this herb brings about its maximum results in 60-120 minutes after ingestion. After approximately four to six hours, all of the psychological effects will wither away. Now, no evidence suggests you will experience the euphoric high for sure.

When a mid-level does was given to six people, five reported having experienced a pleasant, euphoric high. One out of the six, however, reported disorientation and anxiety.

Apart from that, some of the For-sure effects of the herb include:

  • Hallucinations
  • Clearer Hearing Abilities
  • Burning Sensations in Stomach
  • Tingling Sensations
  • Changes in Body Temperature
  • Recalling Memories

Long term high or mid-level doses can cause severe side effects like seizures, diarrhea, vomiting, constant high blood pressure, or even death if ingested with other herbs.

Dealing with the High

Now, dealing with the euphoric high brought about by small, infrequent doses of Ayahuasca does not require any homework. The case with mid-level or high-level treatments is the exact opposite. You might as well appreciate preparation before you deal with hallucinations of old memories, animals, and even demons! Although these will have no power over you, they may determine the high (positive or negative) you’ll experience. Whatever it may be, it’s best to embrace the high as users claim to have experienced a spiritual rebirth or profound realizations during the state. Coming back will be swift and smooth with complete control over yourself.

2. Kratom

Located in the forests of South Asia, this high-quality plant has a very beneficial role in the lives of those who have used it regularly. The legality of the Kratom is a grey area, and although a majority of US states have legalized it, the issue persists in the rest of the world.

Usage & Dosage

People mostly use Kratom by brewing it in the tea, smoking crushed leaves, and chewing it whole. The dosage of the Kratom significantly varies according to the effects one wants to experience. A 1-5grams of Kratom will make you feel energized and talkative. While a 10-15grams of Kratom will produce the euphoric high. But, before you administer Kratom, consult a medical expert. Doses more than 15grams may make you feel excessively high and even lose consciousness.

Effects

It is worth mentioning that not all strains of this herb are capable of producing the desired sensation of the most potent Euphoria. Amongst the many, Kratom is the one strain that can bring about the intended state. However, heavy doses may cause adverse effects like:

  • Dry mouth
  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Sweating
  • Itching

Dealing with the High

If you have taken an overdose of the Kratom (more than 10grams), then be prepared to experience the high. Surely, you will feel energized but will soon get replaced with slight tiredness, calmness, and Euphoria. You might also feel sluggish, but the effects will significantly vary with dosage. A much higher dosage will bring adverse effects like diarrhea, seizures, tremors, and even may make lose consciousness. Hence, make most of the Euphoria produced initially by the Kratom and live the moment productively.

3. Salvia

One of the highly popular herbs, used by Miley Cyrus, an American Singer which gave it much limelight, Salvia is a native plant of South and Central America, Mediterranean, Central, and East Asia. In the USA, it is legal in only a few particular states. About 29 states have banned the herb’s recreational use.

Usage & Dosage

One can ingest it in the form of cigarettes, infused in drinks & vaporizers, or fresh leaves. If chewing leaves, a dose of about 5 is enough. You can eat them for 20 to 25 minutes to reach the level of psychedelic. However, if you depend on extract, then it’s best to consume a minimal amount. The safe range of Salvia consumption is 0.05 grams – 0.015 grams.

Effects

The plant possesses a hallucinogenic potential and can alter the state of consciousness. Smoked or eaten, these leaves are a source of active Salvinorin A, which can activate receptors of nerve cells. Intensive and short-lived; the effect of this herb alters the mood, vision, sensations of the body, self-perception, and detached feeling. The euphoric state can last for a few minutes to some hours solely dependent on the amount of Salvia ingested.

Dealing with the High

Salvia can have you laughing your lungs out at the memory of your favorite cartoon, a funny childhood memory, or even a kaleidoscope, overlapping vision. However, abnormally high doses can lead you to bad trips. In severe cases, the user might also acquire PTSD or psychosis. The euphoric high you experience depends chiefly on the amount of dose & method of its administration. Thus, to attain the light, pleasant & euphoric high, take lighter doses. However, your trip may be, hold on tight because it’ll only be a matter of 2 hours. Even more, Salvia does not cause long-term addiction.

4. Nutmeg

The commonly used kitchen cabinet accessory, Nutmeg, is one of the euphoric agents derived from the trees of Myristica fragrans. Sitting innocently in the shelf, one would not imagine the euphoric high it can produce. The Nutmeg is legal in the majority of countries, with exceptions like Saudi Arabia.

Usage & Dosage

Usually, Nutmeg gets used as a spice and has several culinary uses. However, it also holds the potential to bring the euphoric high as well as the marijuana-high. A 3-5grams of powdered Nutmeg is sufficient to produce the euphoric high. Whereas, a 6-10grams of nutmeg dosage can cause adverse effects too, like nausea. A much higher dosage of 10-15grams will result in visual disturbances and severe issues. Do not try 15-25grams dosages of Nutmeg as it can lead to intoxication.

Effects

The psychoactive effects of this spice usually appear when the user takes it in high doses. The hallucinogenic and anticholinergic effects are due to two organic compounds, myristicin and elemicin. It can often induce palpitations, convulsions, and dehydration, followed by extreme nausea. However, the effects of Nutmeg get divided into four stages:

  • In the first 1-4 hours of ingestion, one will feel relaxed, calm, Euphoria, and uplifted moods.
  • In the next 4-8 hours, one will experience high, time distortion, slurred speech, and visual disturbances.
  • During the 8-12 hours, the consumer may feel drunk with effects like headaches and severe hallucinations.
  • In the end of 12-18 hours, the effects will subside, and one will feel calm and relaxed.

Dealing with the High

A heavy dosage of Nutmeg (3-10grams) will result in the hallucinogenic and the high effects. You will feel happier, joyful, and relaxed. This euphoric high period will last for around 12-hours. During this, you may sense the impact coming in waves and yourself experiencing the reality and dream together. Afterwards, you will fall into a deep sleep and may experience impaired memory. Although it is challenging to ingest more heavy dosages of Nutmeg (15-25grams), it may also lead to intoxication. You may experience intoxicating effects like:

  • Delirium
  • Severe headache
  • Dry mouth and eyes
  • Amnesia

Hence, it is better to take medium dosages and productively experience a euphoric high.

5. Kava Kava

Harvested in the Pacific Islands, Kava kava commonly gets used its soothing therapeutic role in pacific regions, including Polynesia, Micronesia, Hawaii, Melanesia, and Vanuatu. The legal plant root happens to be the chiefly used content, which brings about the desired Euphoria and its anesthetic and sedative effect.

Usage & Dosage

Apart from attaining euphoric feelings, people look to Kava Kava in hopes of treating their anxiety, sleeping troubles, stress, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), etc. Methods of ingesting this herb include:

  • Capsule
  • Tablets
  • Tinctures or extracts

In any mode, the ideal range for the Kavalactone intake is 70-250milligram. Kavalactone (the lactone compounds) are the main essence of Kava shrub that brings about the effects of the herb.

Effects

The strain of the plant and the consumption form highly determines the nature of the effect it will have on the human body. Traditionally, it gets used in overcoming anxiety, but the latest literature has shown its effect in bringing about relaxation, calmness, peacefulness, and tranquillity without the loss of cognitive performance. Potential side effects and adverse consequences include:

  • Hepatotoxicity
  • Impaired visual acuity
  • Skin reactions (Like rashes and dermatitis)
  • Loss of weight or seizures.

These are only due to the poor quality of the available Kava and its manufactured products. Long-term consumption of the herb can cause the skin to become slightly scaly and yellow.

Dealing with High

By nature, Kava does not induce intense psychoactive effects. Hence, the high or Euphoria is similar to that of mild alcohol intoxication, which is almost always pleasant. After about 20 minutes of ingestion, you will start experiencing its euphoric effects that will relax your muscles and the entire body without letting your mind wander to unconsciousness or hallucinations. Instead, you will find yourself alert but in a relaxed manner. It will allow you to take your pick whether you wish to talk and socialize or just rest. Upon an average dose, the relatively low high will last for 3 hours at most.

6. Morning Glory Seeds

Ergo line Alkaloids are the active organic compounds present in the specific species seeds of morning glory, which include Ergine and Ergonovine that are responsible for the psychoactive and psychedelic attributes. The Morning Glory Seeds is legal in a majority of countries, except a few US states.

Usage & Dosage

Usually, the Morning Glory Seeds have culinary purposes. But, when it gets used to obtain that euphoric high, people enjoy different ways of administration. In oral ingestion, people prefer chewing and swallowing. Some also prefer crushing the seeds, soaking the seeds in the water for 30-minutes, and then drinking the strained liquid. The dosage recommendations are as follows:

  • For a light dosage, take 1.5-3grams (50-100 seeds).
  • For a moderate dosage, take 3-6grams (100-250 seeds).
  • For a heavy dosage, take 6-10grams (250-400 seeds).

Effects

On an empty stomach, the Morning Glory Seeds bring results after an hour. One will begin to feel a reduction in anxiety, stress, and the current mood will get elevated. The state of Euphoria will set in and persist for at least 6-hours. Heavy or excessive consumption of Morning Glory Seeds causes the following adverse effects:

  • Cramps
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

Dealing with the High

Although the feelings of Euphoria begins to set an hour after ingestion, you will experience the euphoric high in the 3-4th hour after ingestion. When administered in large doses, these can bring out the effects like:

  • Altered thoughts and feelings
  • Pupil dilatation
  • Hallucinations
  • Visual disturbances
  • Increase in blood pressure and raised body temperature.

However, these high effects will vanish after the 8th hour of ingestion, but it may vary with the increase in dosage.  It is better to make the most out of the initial euphoric high and prepare for the after-stage beforehand. In case of excessive dosage, take the help of a medic immediately.

7. Damiana

Grown in the outskirts of Mexico, Central America, and West Indies, this herbal drug is available widely in most parts of the United States. Its anxiolytic capabilities are because of its Apigenin content. Damiana is legal in a majority of countries and throughout the US, except Louisiana.

Usage & Dosage

Due to its widespread legality, the Damiana gets used in tea as well as a legal smoking mixture. People also prefer adding powdered form to their drinks or yogurts. Apart from that, Damiana-based products like capsules and tinctures are available widely. There is no specific dosage for Damiana, and it may vary significantly with the individual user. On a general line, one may take 2-4 grams of Damiana for 2-3 times a day. However, many have reported adverse effects on the consumption of 200 grams.

Effects

Damina gets referred to as “Magic Herb” due to its efficacy in individuals suffering from multiple disorders, including gastrointestinal, depression, sexual dysfunction, and others. The ingestion of Damiana immediately castes the feelings of well-being, relaxation, and Euphoria on an individual. However, excessive intake may cause symptoms similar to strychnine poisoning to surface.

Dealing with the High

Upon Damiana’s intake, one instantly feels the effects of the euphoric high. You will feel relaxed, calm, and generally better. The headaches will fade away, the gastrointestinal health will become better, and you will feel joyful. Amazingly, the intake of Damiana has little or no usual high effects. You will not experience any hallucinations, visual disturbance, or diarrhea. But, you may experience the symptoms similar to rabies and strychnine poisoning after consumption of 200+grams. It is suggestable to seek medical aid in such a case.

8. Blue Lotus

Nymphaea caerulea, also known as Blue Lotus, a type of water lily dates its ancestors to the civilizations of Ancient Egyptians. The plant comprises a principal alkaloid, which is psychoactive, namely aporphine. Under specific regulations, the use of this herb is legal in the USA.

Usage & Dosage

When burdened with stress and anxiety, users turn to this herb to acquire a pleasant, euphoric feel. It also addresses to gastrointestinal issues like diarrhea and dyspepsia, quite efficiently.

There are multiple ways to ingest the essence of the herb. These include:

  • Tea
  • Gels
  • Oils & Tinctures
  • Mixed with alcohol
  • Mixed with honey
  • Infused in vaporizer

For every method, the expert and frequent users recommend 5-10 grams of consumption. Novice users can begin with 5 grams.

Effects

Apart from Euphoria, the blue lotus can cause a mild jittery feeling, nervousness, or hot flashes upon heavy intake. At times, it may prove to be harmful to diabetic patients as it lowers blood sugar levels.

Dealing with the High

Most users claim that the slight high brought about by Blue lotus lasts only until around 3-5 hours. It also initiates mild sedation but nothing close to a complete hangover. Feelings of higher psychic energy with an enveloping warmth will come into effect in only 20-30 minutes. The high induced by this herb will not be impactful and will have you in a fit condition for driving and other daily chores.

9. Datura

Jimsonweed, devil’s weed, hell’s bells, devil’s trumpets, and moonflower are all alternate names of Datura found mainly in Mexico, Canada, the United States, Tunisia, and other parts of North Africa. The Datura is a widely uncontrolled substance and is illegal in the following US states:

  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Connecticut
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • Oklahoma

Usage & Dosage

The available formulations of Datura include cigarettes, snorts of crushed leaves, and brewed teas. There is no specific dosage for Datura, though it is suggestable to take as little as possible. The herb can produce significant euphoric high effects even at the slightest of dosages.

Effects

The effects of Datura are much stronger, and the euphoric high will rapidly shift towards a feeling of drunkenness. After 30-minutes of ingestion, one will start to feel the atmosphere charged with energy. These elevated emotions will get, followed by adverse effects like:

  • Dilated pupils
  • Dry mouth
  • Disassociation with the reality

 The stage will last for 3-4 hours after ingestion, and the peak effects of being high will last for 12-24 hours. One might experience the after-effects of sluggishness in the following week.

 Dealing with the High

The 12-24th hour after Datura will bring the peak High effects, and you should be prepared to handle it well. The hallucinations will be much stronger, and apparitions like talking objects will appear. One may also experience:

  • Color differences
  • Dry mouth, eyes, and skin
  • Nausea
  • Raised body temperature
  • Increased urination

 In case of a heavy dosage, one might even feel frightened, agitated, or paranoid. It is suggestible to have someone with you when you experiment with Datura.

So, if you’re temperature rises or intoxicating effects worsens, you can reach the hospital at the time. Also, keep yourself hydrated and eat plain vegetables. Moreover, avoid going near water bodies and under intense sunlight.

10. Amanita Muscaria

Also known as the fly agaric or fly amanita, this legal to use and distribute muscimol mushroom is found mostly in the temperate areas of the Northern Hemisphere. Thanks to the presence of muscimol and ibotenic acid, it’s known for its hallucinogenic properties.

Usage & Dosage

Looking for spiritual, physical, mental healing, or sometimes, only for Euphoria, people seek the effects of Amanita Muscaria.

The mushroom can be eaten in tis raw form, ingested with drinks, or smoked. Since the chemical composition of each Amanita Muscaria is much dependent on the specific eco-system that it grows in, there’s no universal dosage recommendation. However, for an estimate, you can depend on:

  • A small to a medium-sized cap for low dose
  • 1-3 Medium-sized caps for mid-level treatment
  • Two or more medium-sized caps for heavy intake.

The lowest value for experiencing effects is 5 grams, while the highest possible intake of the herb is 30 grams.

Effects

An enormous array of psychoactive attributes like a depressant, psychedelic, deliriant, and sedative-hypnotic are associated with this mushroom. There are reported cases of lucid dreaming by users under the hypnotic effect influences.

The habitat and the amount are taken to determine the effect on any individual. These effects may range from nausea to twitching to drowsiness. Other effects include:

  • Cholinergic crisis
  • Visual and auditory distortions
  • Mood swings
  • Nausea and sweating
  • Ataxia like loss of equilibrium

Many individuals also claim to have experienced Somnolence and retrograde amnesia.

Dealing with the High

Depending on your body’s chemistry and the method & quantity of dose administered high induced by this herb lasts around 6-8 hours. The user will be able to experience maximum effects in 2-3 hours. Mostly, it kindles a pleasant, in-control high and Euphoria, unlike most other herbs in this list.

Final Thoughts on Euphoric High Herbs

Whenever you choose any herb to get high or to go into a phase of Euphoria, it is essential always to do your research and choose the best possible herb that can give the maximum benefit and minimum adverse effect. Some drugs are legal, and some are illegal in specific states. It is therefore recommended always to study ahead and choose wisely the herb that can give the desired effect without you getting into any trouble or problem. Choose wise and live best!

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