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Korean Ginseng – Benefits, Traditional Uses and Side Effects

By |2018-06-12T16:04:46+03:00June 12th, 2018|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Knowledge, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Korean ginseng (Panax Ginseng) is considered an energizer, normalizer and stress reducer. It has been used traditionally to ward off fatigue and stress. It’s also used as a general tonic to invigorate a person mentally and physically. It is considered to be an “adaptogen”. An [...]

Biofeedback Therapy Benefits, Uses and How Does It Work

By |2018-05-26T23:16:02+03:00May 26th, 2018|Categories: Knowledge, Spirituality, Substances|Tags: , , , , , |

Biofeedback therapy teaches individuals how to improve their physical and mental health by controlling their bodies. Normally, certain autonomic bodily functions happen without conscious thought, such as heart rate, blood pressure, and digestion. Biofeedback therapy increases awareness of these functions, so individuals can learn to [...]

Opium Poppy: A Powerful Medicine for Pain Relief

By |2017-08-10T19:08:07+03:00August 10th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , |

Of all plants used in the field of medicine, none has been as widely employed, none has helped to save as many lives and ease suffering, as the opium poppy. Opium poppy and its derivatives have been used since antiquity. Cultivation of opium poppy dates [...]

Citrus Trees Have Huge Amounts of Dimethyltryptamine

By |2017-09-08T21:08:15+03:00July 20th, 2017|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , , , |

It may surprise you to learn that common citrus trees like oranges and lemons are actually Schedule I substances, in the same legal category as heroin. I know it sounds absurd, but it is absolutely true. A Recent analysis published in the Journal of Agricultural [...]

Dance with the Green Fairy: Absinthe Myths and Facts

By |2018-10-16T03:21:21+03:00June 5th, 2017|Categories: Herbs & Plants, Substances|Tags: , |

No beverage has been romanticized and demonized more than absinthe. It conjures images of La Fée Verte sprinkling intoxicating inspiration upon artists from bawdy literary salons in 1920s Paris to Van Gogh slicing off his own ear in a hallucinatory stupor. Let’s dispel untruths and [...]

The Stoned Ape Theory

By |2020-01-04T01:44:29+03:00March 13th, 2017|Categories: Substances|Tags: , , , , |

The Stoned Ape Theory is one of the craziest, yet most fascinating theories I have been exposed to recently. Terence McKenna is said to be way ahead of his time and declared a “super genius” by many of his colleagues. If you are unfamiliar with Terence [...]