Blue lotus effects come from a psychoactive compound called apomorphine. One molecule of apomorphine consists of 17 carbon atoms, 17 hydrogen atoms, one nitrogen atom, and two oxygen atoms. Apomorphine is what's known as a dopamine receptor agonist.
Simply put, a dopamine receptor agonist activates dopamine receptors
throughout your brain and the rest of the body. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter (a chemical messenger) that plays a central role in staying motivated, finding things fascinating, and perceiving pleasure
. By activating these receptors, the apomorphine
in Blue Lotus can mimic its pleasurable effects.
People usually smoke blue lotus, vaporize its extract, or drink it as tea. When it comes to anything with psychoactive effects, experiences can vary from person to person. However, most who consume this lily describe it as:
- Mildly euphoric
- Promoting vivid/lucid dreams
- Mildly "sedating"
Compared to THC, the most active compound of cannabis, the effects of blue lotus are going to be much more mild. However, across social media platforms such as Reddit, many enthusiasts enjoy mixing blue lotus with their cannabis flower.
Is Blue Lotus Legal?
Yes, as of this writing, blue lotus is legal in every state besides Louisiana. Blue lotus is nowhere on the list of controlled substances as per the Controlled Substance Act, which means that it is federally legal, and you can carry it across state lines. This flower's widespread legality is one of many blue lotus benefits.
When traveling around the country with a blue lotus product infused with hemp-derived cannabinoids, you should consider the hemp laws of where and how to travel to avoid any legal difficulties. And under no circumstances should you travel with a blue lotus product outside of the country.
Is Blue Lotus Safe?
You should consult your doctor before trying blue lotus. Do not consume blue lotus if you:
- Are driving
- Operate heavy machinery
- Are pregnant or trying to become pregnant
- Are breastfeeding
Blue lotus, just like hemp-derived cannabinoids, should only be enjoyed responsibly by adults 21 and over. Though the blue lotus flower is considered by many to be "traditional medicine" for "improving sleep," it is important to note that the Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated such claims. If you have medical issues such as insomnia, consult a licensed physician.
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