Common Foods That Can Make You Hallucinate


Food will cause all sorts of feelings and emotions. Some foods make you happy, excited and drowsy. But some foods will give you hallucinations, weird dreams and some unexpected effects as they have certain natural substances that acts on your nervous system.

They can have a deeper effect not only on your body but also on your mind and give you a mixture of feelings from sadness to happiness. Hallucination is an experience involving the apparent perception of something which is not present. Here is the list of some common foods that can make you hallucinate.

Chilli Pepper

Chilli pepper is the fruit that is widely used in many cuisines to give a spiciness to the dishes. It contains a compound called endorphin and eating chilli peppers (Cayyene, Jalpenos) will give an endorphin rush which causes hallucination. It creates an euphoric feeling as it taints your senses. Chilli peppers belong to same botanical family (Solanaceae) as tobacco.


Nutmeg is a popular ground spice that contains an organic compound called myristicin which makes you feel dizzy and paranoid. But it is psychoactive if taken in optimum doses. To have an effect it takes around 5-15 grams of grated nutmeg and kicks in 3-6 hours to give you mild hallucinations. It also the has the ability to detoxify your body.

Stilton Cheese

Stilton cheese is produced in 2 varieties – Blue and white and commonly used as flavoring agent to vegetable soups. Eating stilton cheese leads to wacky, nonsensical visions. It is rich in the relaxant aminoacid, tryptophan that helps you in having a nightmare-free sleep. Nearly 20grams will give you hallucination effect with extraordinary vivid dreams.

Magic Mushrooms

The magic mushrooms contain certain psychedelic compounds such as psilocybin and psilocin which gives you the hallucination effect. When taken in right does it will give you the maximum benefit. They don’t give any potential side effects. They are generally considered as a true method for psychonauts.


Ingesting unripe mulberries in large amounts causes moderate hallucinations and gives you a trippy experience. The milky juice in it stimulates the nervous system. Apart from giving the hallucination effect it has many health effects such as improves digestion, aids in weight loss and also boosts your immune system.