One of the many scoundrels of the drug world. It's quite addictive and has quite a few negative health effects you should look into, maybe. I mean, just ask Layne Staley or Philip Seymour Hoffman how heroin made their lives awesome.
Guy 1"Man, wanna shoot up some heroin with me later today?"

Guy 2"Dude, GTFO, You need help, nigga."
by Mr. bIG D May 27, 2015
Next to Methamphetamine, Heroin is the worst narcotic you could ever put in your body. Heroin is derived from the poppy plant like Opium and Morphine, is a opiate derived narcotic. Opium plants can be grown all over the world but one of the key places is Shanghi, China. The first person to synthesise and create Heroin was a English chemist, named Alder Wright. When chemist Felix Hoffman found out about Wrights idea, he was told to make codeine out of heroin. Ater he was successfull Heroin was sold over the counter from 1898 to 1910 as a cough supressant, and a medicine to help alchoholics quit drinking. Heroin's name is derived from the German word "heroisch" meaning "heroic" because of the heroic, self confident boost users first recieve from the high. Depending on the amount of heroin used, a user could just get a bad hang over and feel slightly nausous, or actually experience dope sickness. Dope sickness is a period of time, related to when nicotene addict is craving a ciggarette, and the user experiences sharp nervous tension, yet the difference is dope sickness is purely physical aswell. A user could throw up, feel feverish, have sudden spasms, and become absolutely lathargic with no energy. They can also become violent or highly emotional. Some people are so addicted to heroin they cannot eat if they do not have their drugs. In any case heroin not only messes your mental criteria severly by screwing with your brain, it drastically supresses your immune system. Just like people diagnosed with HIV, heroin addicts are much more succeptable to catching viruses and diseases, because their bodies are unable to fight off bacteria easily. The most common infection would be staph infections, followed by a cocktail of sicknesses consisting of blood infections,meningitus, any disease related to the skin including body lice (scabies),cycsnic acne,boils,liver infection or damage, inflammed heart (oversized heart, aka heart disease.) Because heroin is used intervenusously users (by sharing a needle or just by being in a dirty place while boosting drugs) can easily recieve HIV, Hep B, Hep C, Tetnis, Lukimia, and much more terrifying, and death defying viruses and diseases. Demonic souless drug that makes people into zombies.
"I had not taken a bath in a year nor changed my clothes or removed them except to stick a needle every hour in the fibrous grey wooden flesh of heroin addiction. I did absolutely nothing." (William S. Burroughs )

"I've seen Keith fall asleep at business meetings about millions of dollars for him-because of heroin, just nod out and then wake up and answer a question. " (Charlie Watts )

"It did not feel like something that was going to take over my life and destroy it. It felt like a subtle flower instead of a manipulative demon. That's the mystery of heroin. " (Corey Feldman)
by Mr.Frogmite September 19, 2009
A cool drug that all the cool kids are doing. Don't you want to be cool? You take it by injecting it into your arm with a needle. That's hardcore.

If you don't have a needle you can probably find one laying around on the ground in the nearest alley. Also, you can find them in your doctor's office neatly organized in a large box on the wall.

If you can't find one in these places you should ask a friend if you can use his needle. Since everyone who does heroin is really cool he will surely let you have it.
My grandpa has a bunch of needles in his house for some reason, I think he has diabetes. I wanted the needles to shoot heroin with so I hit him in the head with a broom and stole them all.
by Bloodbath 87 March 06, 2009
Sit's alone on top of the drug tree.
"Watch Trainspotting to learn about heroin."
by Diego August 18, 2003
1. Quite possibly the worst and most addictive drug in the universe. The original way to cop it is via hyperdermic needles. Dirty needles can also give you some terrible diseases, including AIDS. It can also be snorted and then there's Mexican tar, which is smoked and can stop your heart in under 30 seconds. Either method can give you a quick "rush" but when it wears off you are really DOWN and you crash real hard.

2. In the 60s the Velvet Underground wrote a song called "Heroin". The pace and tempo of the music speeds up as Lou Reed sings the words describing the rush: smack gets into the veins, I feel like Jesus' son, etc. Then the electric viola puts out a slow drone and Lou stretches out the chorus words to similate the downful drag that comes after the fix wears off. At the last verse the electric guitar and electric viola rev it up in an onslaught and the drummer pounds the skins rapidly to emulate a junkie's pulse while on the fix again. Of course, this rapid increase in music playing, among other aspects of this song) became one of many inspirations for what would later be referred to as punk rock.
1. Richard from Reno, Nevada turned himself for detox treatment in Northern California. His IV use of heroin caused the veins in both his arms to collapse, making them solid purple. They looked like a massive bad tattoo botch job.

2. Heeeehhhh-ro-o-o-innn
It's my life
And it's my wife
It's going to be the death of me!


3. Geoff Tate of Queensryche described the motive behind the writing of "The Needle Lies". He said he never touched that smack but he knew some people who have. He said, "It's shit".

4. One time I was surfing the Net and I came upon a strange website. It detailed about how the Taliban cultivates opium, from which heroin is derived. The pagemaster exhorted junkies to be "patriotic" and quit buying horse from the Afghanistan region and to buy and use Mexican tar heroin only. (!). No shit. I ain't kidding. Can you believe it?!
by New World Man July 23, 2009
n. derived from morphine, a powerful and highly addictive, bitter white powder narcotic, C21H28NO5.It's manufacturing, import and distribution is currently prohibited in the United States.
Heroin makes me very claustrophobic and paranoid. Almost like I was scared of everyone. Needless to say it was a bad experience.
by greedy tompkins July 21, 2004
Potent opiate narcotic with a narrow therapeutic index (i.e., difference between an effective dose and a lethal dose is small). Side effects include narcosis, respiratory depression.
Heroin is not a suitable substitute for morphine.
by Marty October 22, 2003
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