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The most common effects reported by users include:

  • A general and subjective alteration in consciousness
  • A strong sense of inner peace and self-acceptance
  • Diminished aggression, hostility, and jealousy
  • Diminished fear, anxiety, and insecurity
  • Extreme mood lift with accompanying euphoria
  • Feelings of empathy, compassion, and forgiveness toward others
  • Feelings of intimacy and even love for others
  • Improved self-confidence
  • Nystagmus or involuntary eye movements
  • The ability to discuss normally anxiety-provoking topics with marked ease
  • An intensification of all of the bodily senses (hearing, touch, smell, vision, taste)
  • Substantial enhancement of the appreciation of music quality
  • Mild psychedelia, consisting of mental imagery and auditory and visual distortions
  • Stimulation, arousal, and hyperactivity (e.g., many users get an “uncontrollable urge to dance” while under the influence)
  • Increased energy and endurance
  • Increased alertness, awareness, and wakefulness
  • Increased desire, drive, and motivation
  • Analgesia or decreased pain sensitivity
  • Spiritual or mystical experiences