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Ergot: A Valuable Resource for Modern Medicine

By | 2018-11-14T02:24:18+00:00 November 14th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Ergot alkaloids are responsible for many deaths, including 40,000 recorded deaths in France back in 943, but these alkaloids have been utilized for medicinal purposes. Claviceps purpurea, better known as ergot, is a parasitic fungus that attacks the ovary of cereal grasses, there is much [...]

30 of the Most Disturbing Human Experiments

By | 2018-07-09T19:34:49+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge|Tags: , , , , , |

Disturbing human experiments aren’t something the average person thinks too much about. Rather, the progress achieved in the last 150 years of human history is an accomplishment we’re reminded of almost daily. Achievements made in fields like biomedicine and psychology mean that we no longer [...]

15 Mind-Altering Quotes By Timothy Leary

By | 2018-05-07T23:03:32+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Substances|Tags: , , , , , , |

Timothy Leary was an American psychologist and writer known for advocating the exploration of the therapeutic potential of psychedelic drugs under controlled conditions. Timothy Leary conducted experiments under the Harvard Psilocybin Project when LSD and psilocybin were still legal in the United States. Timothy Leary [...]

A Brief History of Psychedelic Rock Culture

By | 2018-05-03T12:38:12+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Music|Tags: , , , , |

Psychedelic Rock was derived from the term “psychedelia” which is the term tagged to people whose culture is strangely affected by psychedelic drugs with their art generally expressing bright colors and animations. This type of music is made popular by bands such as The Beatles, [...]

Can We Treat Cluster Headaches With Psychedelics?

By | 2018-04-06T00:20:35+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Cluster headaches — or "suicide headaches" as they’re known due to treatment-resistant sufferers who have killed themselves — are a little understood neurological disorder which crops up in a diverse cross-section of the population. No clear pattern along genetic lines is evident as yet, and [...]

Meet San Francisco’s Unofficial LSD Museum

By | 2017-09-25T19:27:15+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Culture, Substances|Tags: , , |

San Francisco has a rich history of experimenting with hallucinogens, from Ken Kesey’s Acid Tests in the 1960s to rumors of microdozing to improve productivity in today’s startup culture. A major representation of that history stands in the home of San Franciscan Mark McCloud, [...]

Silicon Valley Professionals are Taking LSD to be more Productive

By | 2018-06-07T21:44:41+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: Substances|Tags: , , |

Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD) is a powerful hallucinogenic drug that alters your perception of the outside world. LSD ranks pretty high, on the list of drugs you would not instinctively want to show up to work under the influence of or any public environment [...]

The Doors of Perception: A Philosophical Essay By A. Huxley

By | 2017-09-17T00:53:15+00:00 September 10th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Disconcertingly, given the detailed discussions of art and the visual world in The Doors Of Perception, Aldous Huxley was almost blind. Or, at least, some people said he was. Like much else in Huxley's life, the state of his vision was a source of considerable [...]

3 Myths About LSD Effects on the Brain That you Still Believe

By | 2017-08-25T19:07:43+00:00 August 25th, 2017|Categories: Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , |

 The Hidden Potential of Psychedelic Drugs: LSD Effects on the Brain One of the biggest concerns around psychedelics is the long-term effects on the brain. Myths around psychedelic use include LSD causing legal insanity, LSD causing a high proportion of users to go insane, and [...]

This Hallucinogenic Fish Was Used By The Romans As A Recreational Drug

By | 2018-10-16T03:17:20+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Culture, Substances|Tags: , , , |

The Ancient Romans were known for fully utilizing the land around them and used a variety of nature for an array of uses. But something that was not quite as well known to the Romans was that they used a fish called Sarpa salpa as [...]