People have been seeking the ultimate high throughout their lives and had ingested all sorts of chemicals imaginable throughout the history of mankind. The following is our list of top 10 drugs with the most bizarre effects that man has tried. The list was based on the accounts of those who actually tried them, at least those who have survived to recount their experience.
1. Salamander Brandy
This is not the brandy made from the salamander. It is actually from what these salamanders produce. This is not sold commercially and is produced in Slovenia. This bizarre concoction is a mix of alcohol and the poison that the salamander produces. It is believed that its effect can rival that of Ecstasy and LCD combined.
Eskimos and some Siberian tribes were known to have been consuming human urine in the past. They collect and drink the urine of persons who have consumed the fly agaric mushrooms. It was reported that those who had drunk the pee of persons who ate this type of mushroom get a different kind of high.
3. C-4 Explosives
C-4 is described as a more effective type of explosives and is 1.34 times more powerful than the TNT. We all know this for a fact, but can we classify it as a drug? According to a book that lists all the downers, uppers and all-arounders, the C-4 is considered as a drug. It is reported that modern veterans actually ingest C-4 to for its psychedelic effects.
4. Known Venoms and Poisons
Poisons such as strychnine and arsenic are known to have strong hallucinogenic effects based on the accounts of those who have tried them and lived to share their experiences. It was also reported that holy men from India smoke the venom of the cobra by mixing its crystallized form with cannabis.
Xenon is an inert and odorless gas that is naturally occurring within our atmosphere. It is used in lasers, lamps, nuclear power generation, medical imaging and in the production of micro-electromechanical systems. It is also used in anesthetics like Novocaine and nitrous oxide and results to hallucinogenic effects.
Those who have tried smoking it have experienced a dragging and a buzz that is akin to what one experiences when smoking pot. Some even prefer it over pot because of the mint aftertaste making it easier to smoke.
This yellow-orange flower is primarily used as food additive. It is also known to have hallucinogenic effect that is similar to that of opium. Historical documents have shown that ancient Minoans, Greeks and Persians have ingested drinks infused with saffron for its hallucinogenic effect and as an aphrodisiac.
The DIPT directly affects the auditory functions and individuals who ingest it experience audio hallucination which can last for up to 2 weeks. The experience generally leads to distorted or lower pitched sound.
This pesticide which has now been banned in most countries can produce effects that are somewhat similar to Ecstasy. In fact there was a popular drug cocktail during the 1950s known as Mickey Slim which is made of gin laced with small traces of DDT.
This is a downer that produces a very interesting side-effect. Those who have taken this anti-depressant reported that they experience orgasm every time they yawn. In fact, a lot of people have been taking this regulated drug primarily to experience deliberate orgasm!