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Cracked does not endorse eating the below foodstuffs for the express purpose of getting high, as the side effects are usually horrible enough to make you forget you were high in the first place.
Thus the information in this article should only be used for scintillating chitchat at cocktail parties and around the office. Advertisement 7 Rye Bread Rye grain is occasionally infected with the ergot fungus.
Ergot contains several psychoactive chemicals such as ergotamine, a compound used in the synthesis of LSD. So if some day your half-eaten sandwich suddenly sprouts a mouth and prophesizes doom for the human race, you'll know why. The Downside Ergot outbreaks are rare so eating a Reuben will most likely not turn you into Hunter S.
Thompson at the Kentucky Derby. In the off chance that you're a crazed miller who really, really wants to get high on tainted grain, be forewarned that an ergot infection is roughly one part psychosis, two parts gangrenous sores.
Continue Reading Below Advertisement But most modern farmers clean their rye in a potassium chloride solution to guard against, something medieval farmers never did.
Thus, the inbred masses of yore lived unaware that their daily bread contained "holy fire," ye olde term for ergotism. And since entire villages often got their bread from the same miller, an outbreak could lead to an entire town full of hallucinating people, completely unaware that they and everyone around them was on the equivalent of bad acid And if you think this sounds hilarious, stick around for the fun fact about the time it happened to a Puritan town in Massachusetts.
Between the "holy fire" and your ancestors' tendency to binge drink in the absence of potable waterit's a miracle we got out of the Dark Ages. Fun Fact Modern historians blame ergotism for a slew of old-timey panics and superstitions, ranging from werewolves to the Salem Witch Trials.
British author John Grigsby even speculates that the legend of Beowulf came from stoned Vikings who "inhaled the holy fire. Eating four to eight teaspoons of ground nutmeg causes mild hallucinations, warmth in the limbs Some users compare the nutmeg "high" to a hellish case of the flu.
To make things worse, nutmeg consumption is easily the most inconvenient way to get high--its effects kick in five to six hours after ingestion. That's like having to drink a six-pack at lunch in anticipation of happy hour.
Continue Reading Below Advertisement Fun Fact For those of you who who want to push your luck with nutmeg, don't worry.
The FDA reportedly has no plans to raid your spice rack. Probably because they're assuming nobody is dumb enough to give it a go. Once you've crossed a certain threshold of stupidity where do you stop? You're going to have to start cracking down on spinning around in circles really fast and smelling your own burrito farts.
Although the fish's flesh is safe to eat, psychoactive chemicals can accumulate in its head. Those who are brave or ethnic enough to consume this fish's head run the risk of ichthyoallyeinotoxism, a scientific term for "You just ate a fish head--welcome to 48 hours of mind-blowing hallucinations!
First, the fish's head is rarely psychotropic--the sarma salpa's hallucinogenic powers come from a compound called indole, which is present in the plankton and algae it eats. If there isn't enough indole, then you'll just be that sober, fish-head-eating person you see at every kegger. Continue Reading Below Advertisement Furthermore, tripping on the Sarpa Salpa is a magical mystery tour through the seventh circle of hell.
Crippling terror, unearthly howls, and visions of demonic animals are reputedly common. Inone salpa-tripping man realized something was terribly awry when giant arthropods surrounded his car. Not an actual photo of incident Fun Fact Inmedical journal Clinical Toxicology reported that ancient Romans knowingly hallucinated off of Sarpa Salpa heads.For many, the Appalachian Trail is a footpath of torosgazete.com are miles to Maine.
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