changa is a DMT-MAOI-infused smoking blend. Typically, extracts from DMT-containing plants are combined with a blend of different herbs and ayahuasca vine and/or leaf to create a mix that is 20–50% DMT, akin to smokeable ayahuasca. Changa refers to a blend of smokeable herbs spiked with DMT. However, there is plenty of debate within the psychedelic community over what constitutes “true” changa. According to Palmer, true changa contains the ayahuasca vine. “Without ayahuasca in the changa,” he writes, “the ayahuasca will not truly activate the other herbs, the duration will not be the same, and the same smoothness will not be there.” Changa accordingly is prepared from a wide range of plants.
My fiance and I also tried Changa for the first time at Boom.
On the lookout for DMT, we were introduced to Changa by some very knowledgeable, great people.
They told us that it is a mix of natural plants, with the main ingredient being from the acacia tree from Australia. This is apparently the main part of the mix that contains most of the DMT.
With our first smoke, we were nervous and straight. We smoked from a pipe and all we got was a slightly stoned and sleepy feeling.
The following night we were high on LSD, 2cb, and ketamine and smoked it again, this time through a bong.
WOW – amazing! The enclosed space we were in turned into a circus! The music that was playing became much louder and enriched and everything got an Aztec geometric pattern to them – it was very cool and amazing. Lasted for 10mins or so. We repeated it and the same results occurred.
We did the following day near the chillout area looking over the lake. We took some K first. I think changa prefers to be outside. It was super beautiful – everything was dancing and twirling, the leaves on the ground were distributed so perfectly… the lake was luminous! My fiance can smoke cones better than I and said that he saw little atecy Indian children come all around him and dance!
The next time we did it was in our small enclosed tent
, again we got high on K first (it is just so much easier to get the changa high, on k…). This time, with not many actual visual things around us for the changa to play with, it got a bit wispier and spirity, and also my body felt very warm and tingly. When I looked at my partner his face was perfect, but in a plastic ken and barbie way, then I looked at my arm and hands and they were totally plastic doll barbie!
We bought some from the bong shop also and saved it and smoked it last weekend after a big mash-up. I introduced it to my friend and she absolutely loved it!
We were in her lounge room and as soon as we smoked it
, her room looked like a set of a seventies TV sitcom or something (something similar to my one and only salvia experience), all the mess, all the bottles on her coffee table were perfectly placed and her hair looked like it extensions, again she and my partner looked very plastic. It got us high all time as we consume it.
The advantages to Changa include that it enables the easier ingestion of a psychedelic dose of DMT than does smoking the freebase form on its own (consequently encouraging finer calibration of dosage) and that it induces a gentler experience much longer in duration than that brought on by smoking DMT. Despite smoking Changa often still feeling to the author akin to being fired into Outer Hyperspace, the onset of the trip is ordinarily less intense than DMT on its own, as the presence of the Harmalas slows things down, as well as subjectively deepening and smoothing the experience. In order words DMT does to you ; is dubbed “the spirit molecule” for a reason. It’s an entheogen. An entheogenic a plant or synthetic drug that can inspire feelings of intense spirituality. In traditional ceremonies, ayahuasca is used as a conduit to the spirit world. Although, how that spirit world manifests to you and how you understand it is likely influenced by culture and language.