Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD), or acid as it is commonly known, is a strong, long-acting psychoactive drug. You can start to feel its effects between 20 and 90.minutes
LSD, known as Acid, is a powerful hallucinogenic drug made from lysergic acid, a fungus that grows on grains like rye. You may also hear of “dots” or “lucy”.
A high level of LSD is known as a “high”. Anyone who has done it will tell you that it takes you on a wild ride, even if it’s not always the right one.
These journeys have been described as ranging from a spiritual awakening to a journey into the depths of hell (also known as the dreaded “bad journey
How long does it LSD last?
You can start to feel the effects of an acid pill within 20 to 90 minutes of taking the medicine.
While the average acid trip can last anywhere from 6 to 15 hours, most trips are no longer than 12 hours. After the trip is complete, you may experience “afterglow” effects for another six hours.
Between the initial trip and the descent, it can take up to 24 hours for your body to return to its normal state.
Traces of acid can be detected in the urine for five days and in the hair follicles for 90 days after ingestion.
Read on to learn more about what to expect when traveling and why these effects last so long.
Side effects of using acid
Taking acid can have many effects on your senses and perceptions. Some of them can be positive and happy. Others may not be.
Physical side effects
LSD is a hallucinogen, but it can also cause physical side effects. These may include:
increased heart rate
increased body temperature
hyperthermia (sustained high body temperature) which can lead to kidney damage