So I'm back. After playing around with Indium for a few weeks this is what I have to report:
First of all Indium is not likely to be very toxic, given the MSDS's I've looked at:
LDLO - Lowest Possible Amount Needed To kill a mouse: 1200mg/kg.
The bottle says 1/2 oz is 90 days supply for 150lb.
Thus .5 oz= 14174 mg
14174/90 = 155 mg a day for
150lb = 68kg
So you're taking 1/600th of the lowest known lethal dose if you're taking the full dose.
The LDLO for Caffiene by comparison is 192mg/kg
Secondly, the effects. Definitely NOT for everyone, IMHO:
Sensory perception becomes more sensitive.
More in the moment.
Reading is more interesting and easier.
More coordinated and in touch with my body.
Skin seems to heal faster.
Causeless anxiety, dread, and fear -- even at low doses. Of course, I am more anxiety prone than the average person.
Vivid complicated nightmares.
Scaling up to the recommended dose, I get a bit of a return of mild OCD symptoms that I used to have in the past when under extreme stress.
One of my moles started to peel -- which may be a good thing -- or not. This stopped after I stopped taking Indium. It just looked like my body was working hard to try to clean up the mole or something. I just put it down in "ugly" secion because it was just something I thought was sort of bizarre.
So I only take 1/4 the recommended dose once a week now -- mainly just because I'm curious. I make sure to take a lot of tryptophan and other things beneficial to my serotonin system to help ward off the anxiety side effects. The effects seem to linger for a day or two afterwards. Indium is a weird supplement. I would definitely put it in a class all by itself.
Edited by abelard lindsay, 23 June 2009 - 05:12 AM.