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Psilocybin and Cannabis, How Safe is it to Mix the Two?

Conventional wisdom has it that mixing drugs is a no go zone. Stories abound of users who’ve experienced not just bad trips, but also stints in hospital, and in the worst case scenario – death. Those who are into poly-drug use say that mixing synthetics can be a problem, but it’s a different story when […]

5 Things You Should Know About Mushrooms and Microdosing

#1 What are Magic Mushrooms? Believe it or not, more than one type of mushroom can produce “magical” effects. In fact, the term “magic mushroom” is only a reference name for the chemical some mushrooms make, known as psilocybin. Mushrooms that contain the psychedelic substance can come in many forms. Even so, it is the […]

The Cons of Using Magic Mushrooms for Depression

Limited Options Magic mushrooms are illegal in the U.S., including for clinical use, so patients with depression can’t receive the treatment outlined in the studies above unless they enroll in new experiments. Magic mushrooms are legal in some countries, and you can even find ‘magic mushroom retreats’ in the Netherlands and Jamaica. These retreats don’t cater to people […]

The Pros of Using Magic Mushrooms for Depression

Effective for Treatment-Resistant Depression  Studies show that patients with treatment-resistant depression respond well to psilocybin. Results suggest psilocybin ‘reset’ the brains of these patients. Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris led one of the psilocybin studies and says “similar brain effects” occur “with electroconvulsive therapy.” “Psilocybin may be giving these individuals the temporary ‘kick start’ they need to break out of […]

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