Kanna – Sceletium Tortuosum
Kanna (Sceletium Tortuosum) is a succulent psychoactive plant native to South Africa, because Sceletium Tortuosum is a succulent plant that can hold water for very long dry periods, you’ll find it in places where other plants tend to die of drought. Kanna is a psychoactive plant because it carries psychoactive alkaloids.
Kanna gives a euphoric stimulating effect most people report a light energizing effect at first glance but after a while, u will become very calm and relaxed, at small doses, Kanna is somewhat similar to cocaine, and at high doses, you can compare it with alcohol and it definitely safer than both those things. At very high doses you’ll experience a very euphoric effect, not a hallucinogenic effect this misconception is because Kanna is a psychoactive plant but that doesn’t mean that is also hallucinogenic.
How to ingest Kanna
Kanna can be snorted, you can also brew tea from Kanna or use Kanna Honey in your tea, consume it as a gel cap, tincture, or even use it sublingual or as snuff. And if you are not into that don’t worry there is a Kanna vape extract (Kanna Extract UB40) a potent extract that hits hard.
Keep in mind that the doses are different for every way of consuming
When chewing mix some Kanna with chewing gum and swallow your saliva the recommended dosage for a light effect is 50-150mg depending on Kanna strength if you want a more euphoric effect you can dose between 250-400mg for starters and if you really desire a potent effect you can experiment with dosages up to 1g only recommended for experienced users.
Snorting Kanna is a great option for those looking for an immediate effect or buzz and snorting Kanna is also reported to have to most euphoric-inducing way of consuming the substance.
Before snorting be sure that the plant matter is an extremely fine powder
For a light, dosage consume around 50mg and for a medium dose use 100 -150 mg depending on extract quality, for a high dose you should take around 250mg with extra high dosages going up to 500mg.
Sublingual or snuff
Sublingual use of Kanna is placing the plant material under the tongue and hold it there and swallow the saliva and eventually achieve the desired effect
Snuff use of Kanna is basically the same but you place the plant material on the outside of your teeth against the tooth-flesh
Dosages for sublingual use or snuff are basically the same 50 to 100mg will give you a subtle euphoric feeling, 250 – 400mg will provide the consumer with a mild euphoric effect, and all the way up to 1g you get more intense euphoric experiences.
The dosages for making Kanna tea are for a small dose 200mg with a medium dose of 400mg and for a high dose, you should use 800mg plant material keep in mind that these dosages are for standard Kanna you may have to dose differently according to the strength of your plant material or extract.