Dmt Informative Speech

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I. I know most of you in here either know someone, or have heard of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Maybe you’ve had family who has gone to war, or you have been in a bad car accident a few years back. A. Treatment for PTSD includes drugs such as Prozac, Zoloft, and Paxil. But taking these drugs can put you at a high risk for addiction. 1. Although these drugs may not be considered addicting, according to www.addictioncenter.com, “people can still develop a physical dependence on the antidepressants. They are also more likely to abuse other drugs. II. I have recently learned about a drug called Dimethyltryptamine from a documentary on netflix called “DMT The Spirit…show more content…
To find DMT, people have to travel far into The Amazon. 2. You might ask, how did people figure out that mixing certain plants together would have such profound effects on your body and mind? Well, the indigenous people have said that these plants have “talked to them” and have told them how to make ayahuasca. (DMT The Spirit Molecule, 2010) B. To elucidate, Ayahuasca is the liquid form of DMT. 1. The effects that smoking dimethyltryptamine leaves on your body and mind can last anywhere from 10 minutes to 1 hour. This is a much more intense feeling than the affects ayahuasca leaves. Ayahuasca can last 10-12 hours with highs and lows. (Tyler Head, October 2009) C. Dimethyltryptamine has different effects on different bodies. Just like some people are very happy drinking alcohol, and others have to steer clear of it because it throws them into fits of rage. 1. Different people have reported ‘seeing” or “feeling” different things throughout the duration of their experience. After their experience on DMT, people have realized…show more content…
There are Ayahuasca “retreats” that last 3 days, and you are able to book a spot and visit. tickets are around $530. Once you make it to the retreat center, you will meet the Shaman and medical staff who are on sight 24 hours a day. You will go through a few different cleansing ceremonies before your first ayahuasca ceremony. On the second day you will have consultations with doctors and personal meditation time before your second Ceremony. On the third day you will have a group meeting and a chance to share what you have learned from the ceremonies with the other participants. (Etnikas) III. The question is, why is DMT so illegal? A. Some researchers say that DMT is found in the body. It is released in the body during fetal development.. (treatment4addiction) 1.Without DMT being produced in our bodies, life would be bland and Colorless. (DMT The Spirit Molecule) B. Some say the reasoning for this is because they (the government) do not want us to be enlightened. Who knows? Conclusion I. Dimethyltryptamine is a naturally occurring drug that can be life-altering. DMT can
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