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  • Hi, I'm Rens. -And I'm Nellie.

  • And welcome... -In our Drugslab.

  • It's really like I'm eating a plant.

  • All over the world people are curious about drugs.

  • So are we, and we try them, so that you don't have to.

  • And if you do want to try them, we make sure you do so safely.

  • If you want to see a certain drug, leave a comment.

  • But also about other things, such as good or bad drug experiences.

  • This time Letsflyoutofbody, Andrea... -And Joshua...

  • asked us to try the Peyote cactus.

  • This is the Peyote, a bulbous cactus without spines.

  • The active substance is mescaline...

  • the effects of which are comparable to those of LSD.

  • Mescaline is a natural hallucinogenic that causes your perception to change...

  • making you see, feel and hear things differently than they really are.

  • The blockages in your brain get... -Disrupted.

  • Yes, and dissolved, so all those centres get tangled up and start communicating.

  • So you may come to see things you think or see things you hear.

  • Many cacti have thorns to protect themselves...

  • but this cactus contains toxic substances.

  • The Peyote grows in the north of Mexico and in the south of the US.

  • It grows very slowly and is only ready for consumption after five years.

  • This one is actually between 10 and 15 years old.

  • It doesn't lose its potency, not even after you store it.

  • You can buy the Peyote cactus in Dutch smart shops.

  • You have little and big ones. This is a big one and costs 75 euros.

  • The reason we took a big one is that you don't know...

  • how much active substance it contains.

  • But the chance of more active substance is bigger with a big cactus.

  • The Peyote cactus was and is still used by Indian tribes during religious ceremonies.

  • And traditionally it was used as a painkiller.

  • I'm going to take it. I've prepared well. I've eaten little, so I'm ready for a good trip.

  • Alright. -I'll say.

  • Yes. -Tripping dress.

  • How are we going to prepare it?

  • It remains difficult to determine how much mescaline a cactus contains.

  • It depends on the size, where it was grown and how old it is.

  • It takes 1-2 hours to take effect.

  • We don't know how long the trip will last, because we don't know how strong it is.

  • It's not wise to combine it with other drugs, alcohol, or medications against depression.

  • We'll cut the cactus just above the root, since the root contains no mescaline.

  • And that way a new cactus can grow.

  • The cactus has been looking forward to this moment for ten years.

  • I do feel a hard core. -Yes.

  • 113 grams. -Maybe start with half?

  • Good plan. -And take more if necessary.

  • Unlike other hallucinogenics, you can stack this drug...

  • so the effect does get more intense if you take more.

  • If you want to take more, wait at least 1-2 hours.

  • Oh, look. -Gee.

  • They look like a kind of fluffy flowers.

  • But there's nothing inside them, so just throw them on the floor.

  • I don't know why I did that.

  • I want to see how it tastes pure. If it's too gross, you can make a smoothie.

  • But I want to start with a bite. -Enjoy.

  • It smells very green and plant-like. That's also how it tastes.

  • It's not nice. It's really gross.

  • Very bitter. Really disgusting.

  • It's important that you keep chewing, so it gets absorbed by your oral mucosa.

  • It's really like I'm eating a plant, which I am.

  • Yummy-yummy.

  • It's really juicy. It's a juicy cactus.

  • It looks a bit like a cucumber sandwich. -That's not what it tastes like.

  • Apparently you get very nauseous after you've eaten the cactus.

  • You get stomach cramps and teary eyes.

  • If you vomit it's okay, since the mescaline gets absorbed by the mucous membranes.

  • Yes.

  • So you have to chew well, but once it's in your belly and you have to vomit, it's okay.

  • Shall I make a smoothie for you, so you can take it, chew it and swallow it down?

  • Yes, because it's a lot, and it's gross. Go ahead.

  • Let's make a smoothie.

  • Not much better.

  • I can swallow it down, but I have to chew first, and that's the worst part.

  • You're saving the biggest piece for last.

  • Oh, how awful.

  • That really is a big piece.

  • Guys...

  • if you think Rens is really tough, give him a thumbs-up.

  • This piece is really so gross.

  • Alright, I've finished it. -Yes.

  • So let's get started.

  • It's been two hours, and you still don't feel anything, right?

  • I feel very little. I'm very tired, though.

  • I have very little energy, probably because I didn't eat.

  • I'm not experiencing a trip effect yet. -No, so I'll make you another smoothie.

  • Really the last thing I want. -Sorry. But you do want to feel something.

  • Absolutely, yes. -Yes.

  • Add the small one as well? -Yes.

  • There we go.

  • Cheers.

  • It's so hard, because it's so nasty. Really impossible.

  • Shit, I want to so badly. -Let's take a break for a moment.

  • My body just says: no.

  • It's so gross. -Oh, this is really no fun.

  • No, this is not pleasant. So I expect something nice to happen.

  • Otherwise I'm like... -What did I do this for?

  • In another video you can see Bastiaan on LSD, which he found super intense.

  • Mescaline is comparable to LSD, but apparently it's softer...

  • more colourful, more pleasant and harmonious...

  • as if your mind gets expanded and you can travel in time...

  • so that you're here with your body but somewhere else with your mind.

  • You may feel unpleasant during the trip, which means you're having a bad trip.

  • You may feel confused, fearful and get paranoid thoughts.

  • You may also lose track of what's reality and what's due to your trip.

  • And if you're prone to psychosis, you shouldn't do this...

  • because it can trigger a psychosis.

  • It also has a strong hallucinogenic effect, so things start moving and change shape.

  • Sounds become more intense. A lot of things happen inside your head.

  • But not in mine. -No, we'll have to wait some more.

  • I'm not really tripping yet. I feel cheerful and pleasant.

  • I enjoyed chilling to Fat Boys, but that cactus isn't working yet.

  • It's important when you trip that you feel at ease...

  • and the setting is comfortable.

  • Peyote is not addictive.

  • But you can become tolerant to the psychological effects.

  • That means you'll need increasingly more for the same effect.

  • Maybe we need to wait a bit longer. -It can take a long time, so let's wait.

  • No effect. I didn't trip. I'm still not tripping and am not going to.

  • I suffered my way through this cactus. -Too bad, but such things can happen.

  • Especially with natural hallucinogenics. We don't know how much mescaline it had.

  • But probably too little to bring you to higher realms of consciousness.

  • As with any drug, countless factors may interfere with the effect.

  • You just have to accept that.

  • Rens is going to eat something and sleep.

  • Next week we'll be back with a new drug that hopefully will work.

  • Give us your thumbs-up and subscribe. See you next week.

  • The cactus didn't do anything to me, so when I came home I slept like a log...

  • and I feel just fine now.

Hi, I'm Rens. -And I'm Nellie.

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