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After some time, with my eyes closed, I began to enjoy this wonderful play of colors and forms, which it really was a pl
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"After some time, with my eyes closed, I began to enjoy this wonderful play of colors and forms, which it really was a pleasure to observe. Then I went to sleep and the next day I was fine. I felt quite fresh, like a newborn"

- Albert Hofmann

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This quote is from Albert Hofmann's publication "LSD: My Trouble Kid", where he explains his first deliberate experience with LSD on April 19, 1943. After unintentionally ingesting a small amount a couple of days prior while investigating the medication's possible medical uses, Hofmann made a decision to intentionally take in a larger total up to better understand its impacts.

The quote especially refers to the experience he had after eating 250 micrograms of LSD: after a period of extreme physical and also mental effects, he closed his eyes as well as began experiencing dazzling visual hallucinations with brilliant colors as well as detailed patterns. He ultimately slept, and after awakening the next morning, really felt entirely rejuvenated and also renewed. He takes place to explain how this experience led him to believe that LSD could have prospective restorative advantages.

Hofmann's discovery of LSD brought about an explosion in making use of the drug in the 1950s and 1960s, both as a device for psychological therapy and also as an entertainment medicine. However, its lawful condition was eventually limited due to its possibility for abuse as well as hazardous side effects. Hofmann himself continued to advocate for the liable use of LSD throughout his life, as well as believed that it could hold considerable potential for spiritual as well as mental growth.

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Switzerland Flag This quote is written / told by Albert Hofmann between January 11, 1906 and April 29, 2008. He/she was a famous Scientist from Switzerland. The author also have 1 other quotes.

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