First-of-its-kind study on psilocybin microdosing aims to establish whether the effects are as profound as people say they are.
In a double-blind, placebo-controlled experiment, neuroscientists carefully analyzed what happens to glutamate levels and a person’s ego when taking psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms.
The federal government has supported finding new effective psychiatric treatments. The FDA has designated MDMA-assisted and psilocybin-assisted therapy as breakthrough therapies, a status granted when preliminary clinical evidence indicates that a drug may demonstrate substantial improvement over available therapies.
As Canadians head towards polls this September we are searching for leaders who will help us come through this long pandemic. Recently, Conservative leader Erin O’Toole declared that his party is eager to support all Cana- dians, including those from the LGBT community interested in consuming“poppers”.
Join us for this week’s episode of the Psychedelic Entrepreneur as Beth interviews attorney, Greg Lake, who specializes in establishing entheogenic churches and other legal issues related to psychedelic facilitation and use.
This week we received the disappointing news that California has delayed its impressive push to decriminalize psychedelics. Having made it through many levels of the legislature, the bill is now being shelved until next year, likely for political reasons as California’s governor is facing a surprise recall election.
This chart is not intended to be used to make medical decisions and is for informational purposes only. It was constructed using data whenever possible, although extrapolation from known information was also used to inform risk. Any decision to start, stop, or taper medication and/or use psychedelic drugs should be made in conjunction with your healthcare provider(s). It is recommended to not perform any illicit activity.
Curious about the purported beneficial effects of psilocybin mushrooms on the mind, the writer decided to attend a guided hallucinogenic trip. Attending a guided magic mushroom trip turned out to be the most important event in his life
The key to “good trips only” may lie in aeruginascin, the CBD of psilocybin mushrooms.
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A new clinical trial that will evaluate the effect of low doses of psilocybin in healthy, human volunteers will mark the third clinical psilocybin study that Canada has ever approved.
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Hopkins said in a statement that his album, which has no beats or drum sounds, grew from a 2018 expedition to Tayos Caves in Ecuador. “Music for Psychedelic Therapy is not ambient, classical or drone but has elements of all three,” he said. “For me it’s a place as much as it is a sound. It works for the sober mind, but takes on a new dimension entirely when brought into a psychedelic ceremony.”
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The paper also found theoretical matches between dysfunctional neural mechanisms and behavioral manifestations in ADHD and the subjective and neural effects of psychedelics. Microdosing these substances may even be safer and possibly more effective than both macrodosing them, and current ADHD medication.
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Should a nursing parent abstain from psychedelics? Yes and no—here’s what the science and indigenous wisdom tell about this practice.
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