I've been continuously frustrated at finding ways to ingest DXM
powder effectively. The stuff tastes REALLY bad and has a tendency to
make me vomit. I managed to get it down with no taste by using the
fruit roll up method but found this always leads to vomiting unless I
use low doses.
Recently I read something about diluting the powder in 100 proof
vodka. I grabbed a bottle of Smirnoff 100 proof at the store and
decided to give it a try. I hadn't been able to get the DXM to mix well
with other liquids but found the DXM powder dissolves really well in the
vodka. With minimal stirring I was able to mix the powder in with no
traces of remaining particles.
In a clear glass I measured out 500 ml of vodka then stirred in one
whole gram of DXM powder. I then topped the glass off with orange juice
to help mask the taste. The drink still had the horrible DXM taste but
wasn't nearly as bad as straight powder. I kept diluting the solution
with more orange juice each time it was half full until I could barely
taste the powder. I also ate a few saltine crackers just before and
during the ingestion.
The DXM kicked in pretty fast and strong. I hit upper plateau level
pretty fast. Unfortunately I also got a bit of nausea and one short
spell of vomiting. However, keep in mind that I used a whole gram (1000
mg) of powder and 500 ml of alcohol. I have noticed that alcohol tends
to increase the effects of nausea quite a bit. For lower amounts of DXM
and/or alcohol the process might not have caused any nausea. The
alcohol used for the solution could probably be cut down to 250 ml since
the powder mixes in it so easily. Anything less than that would be hard
to work with.
Another test subject who assisted me ingested 600 mg of DXM in 500 mls
of vodka with orange juice and experienced only mild stomach distress
and no nausea.
The advantages of the vodka cocktail are that with proper dilution
one can mask the DXM powder taste and ingest the stuff with less
hassle. By carefully monitoring the amount of DXM and alcohol and maybe
even ingesting the solution slowly over a longer period of time, one
might be able to get the powder down painlessly and with no bad side
effects. Just be careful with your measurements and think twice about
premixing large quantities and leaving them sitting around. The last
thing you want is for somebody to accidentally overdose on a DXM
In a clear glass, mix desired amount of DXM into some clear grained
ethanol (grain alcohol). Any clear grained drinking alcohol should work
(i.e. 100 proof vodka). 250-500 mls of ethanol should suffice or just
enough to allow stirring and visual confirmation of dilution.
Dilute soltution with juice or syrup to suit taste.
Drink slowly or slam it if stomach will allow.
Kick back and enjoy the trip.
(Note: As an alternative to regular vodka or other alcohol, try the
following. Mix approximately 1/4 ounce of cannabis with approximately
one liter of Everclear or other brand of at least 190 proof grain
alcohol. Let solution sit for 3-4 weeks. Drain off liquid and discard
cannabis. Liquid will be a dark green color and have a high
concentration of THC. Use this substance to mix with the DXM for an
enhanced psychoactive mixture. The THC may also help quell some of the
DXM-Vodka Experiment #2
Attempted a second experiment involving the DXM/Vodka solution.
Experiment involved three test subjects including myself. Below are the
journal entries from the experiment:
Subject #1- Male, 36 YOA, 203 Lbs.
Good health but history of weak stomach and heartburn problems.
First time DXM user, frequent marijuana user with minor experiences
involving LSD and psilocybin.
Subject #2 (Me)-Male, 32 YOA, 190 Lbs.
Moderate experience with DXM use including some very high 3rd plateau
experiences. Also some minor past experience with marijuana and
Subject #3- Male, 30 YOA, 200 Lbs.
Occasional marijuana user with minor experience with DXM, LSD and
Arrived at S1's apartment in the early evening. Made sure to prewarn
subject not to drink alcohol and checked his recent history of
prescription and OTC drug use. Mixed two doses of DXM powder into
shotglasses then filled the glasses with regular Vodka. S1 stated that
he had taken some Zantac earlier in the day for heartburn. S3 was
delayed and had not arrived yet.
19:00 Mixed shotglass solutions with some orange juice in large glasses
and began ingestion. Warned S1 to drink slowly, but he became
distracted and finished his DXM drink in approxiamtely 40-60 minutes.
Both of us noted that the bad taste of the powder was still present but
reduced to a tolerable level similar to raw aspirin.
20:03 S1 began reporting onset of level 1 symptoms. Stated he was
experiencing mild dizziness and spatial distortions akin to being
drunk. I also began feeling a mild similar buzz.
20:10 S1 reported nausea and seemed to be a bit tense. Possibly having
a tense reaction to onset of mild anxiety.
20:12 S1 began vomiting in the bathroom. Seemed fine afterwards but
still a bit shaken and tense. S1 reported that the experience was much
more than he had expected and commented that it was more intense than
LSD. Could only describe the experience as "very strange."
20:26 S1 experienced another wave of nausea and vomiting with a bit of
diarrhea. I began feeling some more pronounced dizziness and vertical
distortions. Still slowly nursing my drink.
20:40 S1 losing control of balance and sweating. Reported more anxiety
and slight fear as well as flushing.
20:48 Convinced S1 to dim the lights and sit still. Put some Enigma on
22:00 S3 arrived and we mixed an identical DXM/Vodka solution.
However, S3 refused to wait for the orange juice and downed the
shotglass solution. (Yukk!) Downloaded the Flasher program on S1's
computer and experimented with alpha waves. S1 reproted seeing a
background of designs and scenery behind the lights in his monitor.
22:20 S1 gets the idea to make a flaming "zipper". Tried to convince
S1 that it was a bad idea and a fire risk.
22:26 S1 ignored my warning and made the flaming zipper anyway. I
nervously clutched my keys and sat by the door but somehow the apartment
didn't catch on fire. Later the three of us tried a short walk but
decided to go back inside due to dizziness and paranoia. S1 vomited
again after attempting to smoke a cigarrette and drink a beer.
00:01 I began peaking and feeling moderate dizziness and dissociation.
Finished my DXM drink. S1 beginning to come down a bit and feeling more
in control. S1 took a few bong hits of marijuana. S3 sat on the floor
after vomiting and seemed to be buzzing pretty hard.
At this point the journal entries end. Most of the time during the
trip the lighting was fairly bright to moderately dim. S1 did report
some minor CEVs but tried to suppress them due to a rushing sensation.
S1 later reported an inability to fall asleep right away and kept seeing
brief patterns and visions while lying in bed.
S3 continued to experience a moderate trip later into the night.
The trip was mild for me but I am used to doing 900mg doses. Also,
the powder doesn't seem to affect me as strongly as Sucrets cough drops
which I usually use. Nor does it seem to last as long or cause as much
grogginess the next day. Overall I was pleased with the experimental
use of the DXM/Vodka solution. I believe that if the solution is
ingested very slowly with minimal alcohol it shouldn't cause too much
nausea in a healthy person.
©1998 The Third Plateau
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