Acid, Trips, Strawberries, LSD-25, Microdot, Tabs, Hits
or Sugar Cubes.
Short term effects:
Much the same as a trip on mushrooms, except you
don't get the sore gut feeling, but this drug is very
much based on your social settings and personal history.
Past history, experience to psychedelic drugs, attitude,
expectations, physical environment, distortion of sight,
heightend sensory perception and a feeling of well-being.
In plain language, this is very much a drug that depends
on how you are feeling and where you are. A bad trip is
not just called that for a joke.
Flashbacks (re-experiencing previous trips) have been
reported with heavy use. There is a risk of temporary,
psychological disturbance and severe psychotic disturbances
such as loss of emotional control, severe illusions, flash
As with mushrooms, this is a set and setting drug, pick
a familiar place to use it. Do not use if you are feeling
down or are depressed in any way, because the effect of
acid will only bring your feelings of sadness to the fore.
It is often said that if you are unsure of the strength
of acid you should take only half a blotter. But there's
no way of knowing about the distribution of LSD on any
one blotter - you may take half and get a full blown trip,
but get nothing at all off the other half.
Acid is usually taken on a small square piece of blotting
paper that has been soaked in a solution containing LSD
and dried out or as a gelatine or liquid solution.
There is no reliable evidence of physical damage from
repeated use of LSD; the main hazards tend to be psychological
(effecting the mind). Serious anxiety or brief 'psychotic
reactions' may occur, but can usually be dealt with by
friendly reassurance. Prolonged serious disorders are
rare and are most likely to occur with people who have
already existing mental health problems.
Users build up a tolerance (needing more and more for
the same effect) to LSD relatively quickly. LSD does not
cause physical dependence, although some users may have
psychological dependence on the drug. However this is
It is difficult to perform tasks requiring concentration
whilst on a 'trip' and driving ability is certainly reduced.
- Legal Status:
Illegal and if you are buying for a friend, you could be
done on intent to supply.