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Psychedelic Lichen That Contains Multiple Hallucinogenic Compounds

By |2018-06-17T00:06:37+03:00June 17th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

A species of lichen from the rainforests of Ecuador proves that you don’t have to be a magic mushroom to contain psilocybin. It is the first and only lichen known to incorporate these substances. Ask any biologist and he’ll tell you lichens are an intriguing [...]

15 Mind-Altering Quotes By Timothy Leary

By |2018-05-07T23:03:32+03:00May 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 [...]

Can We Treat Cluster Headaches With Psychedelics?

By |2018-04-06T00:20:35+03:00April 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 [...]

Religious Leaders Get High On Magic Mushrooms In The Name Of Science

By |2019-11-21T00:43:25+03:00March 17th, 2018|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Johns Hopkins University has recruited priests, rabbis, and a Buddhist to test how psychedelic medicine effects religious experience. Researchers from the John Hopkins University, in Baltimore, have recruited religious leaders from many faiths to take part in an experiment, in which they will ingest psilocybin, [...]

How Magic Mushrooms Relieve Depression Symptoms

By |2018-06-13T22:02:43+03:00November 1st, 2017|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , |

Another important scientific study has proven very recently that we must change the way we look at Psychedelics. Psilocybin may be giving to people suffering from depression the reset their mood needs and push back the depression symptoms. A paper published in the Scientific Results [...]

Psilocybe Cubensis- The magic mushroom

By |2017-09-17T00:53:18+03:00August 29th, 2017|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Psilocybe cubensis is a species of psychedelic magic mushroom whose principal active compounds are psilocybin and psilocin. Commonly called shrooms, magic mushrooms, golden tops, cubes, or gold caps. It belongs to the Hymenogastraceae family of fungi and was previously known as Stropharia cubensis. It is [...]

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

By |2017-08-25T19:07:43+03:00August 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 [...]

Why Acid Trips Last so Long and Make Everything Seem so Profound

By |2018-05-30T01:49:38+03:00July 24th, 2017|Categories: Substances|Tags: , , , |

It’s no secret that being on acid, also known as LSD, or lysergic acid diethylamide, can make the mundane seem full of meaning, but now we may know why. And not only that, scientists may have figured out why trips last so long. Two studies [...]

Eleusinian Mysteries: LSD and Ancient Greece

By |2018-05-30T01:36:48+03:00May 18th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Spirituality, Substances|Tags: , , , |

For nearly two millennia, as many as three thousand Greeks shared similar visionary experiences in the town of Eleusis while celebrating the great Eleusinian Mysteries. The great Mystery was a six-day festival observed at harvest time that symbolized the cycle of death and rebirth. What began [...]

12 Legal Psychedelics That Will Give You a Trip

By |2018-05-30T01:40:03+03:00May 14th, 2017|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

From Alice eating a mushroom during her adventures in Wonderland to Steve Jobs’ reverence of LSD, psychedelics are an integral part of American culture. Psychedelics are believed to be powerful mind-openers that can enable people to see inside their brains, both literally and figuratively. From [...]