Few specifics are known about the drug itself other than it was a plant that was used in it's natural or liquified form.
Most historians believe soma to be an ancient Marijuana, Psychedelic Mushroom, or something in that neighborhood.
Ishtar: Why? It's not even a day of worship.
Habib: Because man, they just got a batch of good soma.
Ishtar: Oh yeah, we'll be buzzin' like flies after a few hits of that stuff.
2-Also a great song by The Strokes
3-A fabled Psychotropic(makes you high) plant supposedly found in India and used by the first intelluctual race of humans.
4-A herb smoked for relaxation, sold mostly in head shops as an alternative for marijuana.
2-I just heard Soma on the radio,man the strokes rock!
3-Many have searched,but none have found the fabled,perfect drug, known as Soma.
4-I just got some Soma from the head shop,let's mix some with our weed!
When taken in large doses, it can act as a benzo. - especially when taken with food. When you eat something, it speeds up your metabolism, thus breaking it down into Meprobamate which is a basically a anxiolytic. - benzodiazepine.