The Rise Of The DMT Usage - Investigated Phenomenon

The Rise Of The DMT Usage

Due to recent research - more and more people are using to use DMT (also known as dimitri, businessman's trip, businessman's special, fantasia, forty-five-minute) around the globe. Researchers have found that the commonly used psychedelic component of shamanic rituals is gaining popularity. DMT, the active ingredient in ayahuasca (a herbal blend that causes hallucinations), has recently been used mostly on its own, mainly by smoking. The DMT is produced in small quantities by the human body itself. However, for drug usage, large quantities are needed which can be found in many plant varieties (for example Arundo donax, Desmanthus Illinoensis, Phalaris arundinacea, Phalaris tuberosa).

Paint while experiencing DMT

Paint influenced by DMT experience.

The results of the World Drug Survey are similar to other surveys conducted by the US government over the last period which found a steady increase in the percentage of users of DMT - year after year - from 688,000 in 2006 to 1.5 million in 2012.

The new users, according to the study, are mainly young school-aged men, which due to their young ages, are very vulnerable and can be affected by the side-effects of using this mind-changing substance.

There are many reasons for the increasing popularity of the DMT, 

but a huge momentum was caused following two documentary films: "Enter the Void" from 2009 and "DMT: The Spirit Molecule" from 2010.

DMT Consume

There are several methods that the DMT is being consumed with:

  1. smoking - When DMT is consumed in smoking, the effect lasts only briefly, usually between 5 and 30 minutes (depending on the size of the dish). The effect starts quickly when the substance is consumed inhalation (less than 45 seconds) and reaches a peak after about a minute. Mostly used with cannabis and consumed with a pipe, bong or vaporizer.
  2. Injection - DMT injection results in an experience similar to that achieved in inhalation - length, intensity, and other characteristics.
  3. Eating - DMT is broken down by the enzyme monoamine oxidase so it is inactive when taken in eating unless it is combined with MAOI(Monoamine oxidase inhibitor). The traditional South American Ayawaska is a DMT-containing blend along with MAOI. When DMT is eaten with MAOI, a long (more than 3 hours) slow, profound metaphysical occurrence similar to that of psilocybin, but more intense is obtained.


    The impact of DMT experiences can be characterized by loss of sense of time, visual and auditory hallucinations, and other effects that, for most users, cannot be described. Some users have reported intense erotic and sensational similarities and have used the substance to have sex.

    Powder of DMT

    DMT powder.

    Dangers and Risks

    There are many dangers and harmful that can be caused by using DMT

    • nausea
    • rapid rhythmic movements of the eye
    • diarrhea
    • increased heart rate
    • increased blood pressure
    • chest pain or tightness
    • agitation
    • dilated pupils
    • dizziness
    • vomiting


    At higher doses, DMT can cause seizures, respiratory arrest, and coma.

    Be aware: Mental side effects may linger for many days or weeks after the ingestion of the drug.


    Interesting? Let your friends know !

    Related Articles

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *