By Katie Hunt, CNN Advocates hope that psychedelic drugs, such as MDMA, psilocybin and ketamine, may be able to treat a wide range of mental health… Read More »Australia ushers in a new era of psychedelic medicine
Psychoactive Drugs – A drug or other substance that affects how the brain works and causes changes in mood, awareness, thoughts, feelings, or behavior. Examples of psychoactive substances include alcohol, caffeine, nicotine, marijuana, and certain pain medicines. Many illegal drugs, such as heroin, LSD, cocaine, and amphetamines are also psychoactive substances. Also called psychotropic substance.
A team of researchers has started to investigate whether psilocybin, a naturally occurring psychedelic compound found in so-called “magic” mushrooms, shows promise as a potential… Read More »Scientists have started to examine whether “magic” mushrooms can help in the fight against obesity
New research published in the journal Psychopharmacology explored the occurrence of flashback phenomena — drug-like effects that spontaneously recur following hallucinogen exposure. The results from six placebo-controlled… Read More »Up to 9% of LSD and psilocybin users report reoccurring effects after drug has worn off
Tools for psychedelic sound therapy are becoming more popular. Here’s how you can use sound to enhance your psychedelic experience. When it comes to psychedelic… Read More »How Does Sound Therapy Enhance the Psychedelic Experience?
From functional mushroom supplements to psilocybin laced bars, mushroom chocolate is a rapidly growing industry Few foods engender as much passion or popularity as chocolate.… Read More »Mushroom Chocolate: The New Wave in Mind Altering Edibles
Psilocybin mushrooms are growing in popularity for therapy, research, and recreational use. Here’s your beginner’s guide to these magical fungi This psychedelic guide to psilocybin mushrooms… Read More »The Beginner’s Guide to Psilocybin Mushrooms
So, you’re thinking of doing psychedelics and have no idea where to start. Join Mareesa Stertz from Lucid News and The Healing Powers as she… Read More »So, You’re Thinking of Doing Psychedelics?
Psychedelic civil disobedience arrived in the nation’s capital on Monday, May 9th, when 17 protesters were taken into custody and charged with trespassing. Activists unfurled… Read More »Protests at DEA for Medical Psilocybin Lead to Arrests
Summary: When beliefs change following psychedelic use in relation to mystical experiences, attributions of consciousness tend to increase. Source: Johns Hopkins Medicine Psychedelic drugs like psilocybin, an… Read More »The Relationship Between Psychedelics and Consciousness
MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD could save the health care system millions of dollars, study suggests
New research provides evidence that MDMA-assisted psychotherapy can improve and extend lives of patients with chronic and severe posttraumatic stress disorder while also reducing healthcare… Read More »MDMA-assisted psychotherapy for PTSD could save the health care system millions of dollars, study suggests