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* Simultaneous stimulation & sedation * Feelings of empathy * Feelings of euphoria * Aphrodisiac qualities for some people * Vivid waking dreams * Useful with physical labor * Analgesia
* Relatively short duration * Change in ability to focus eyes
* Very bitter taste * Dizziness, nausea and/or vomiting at higher doses * Mild depression during and/or after * Increase in (perceived?) body temperature. (feel hot and sweaty) * Hangover similar to alcohol
The effects of Mitragyna speciosa are described as being a combination of both stimulation and sedation. The stimulatory effects may be shorter in duration than the sedation effect, coming on faster and fading sooner.
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