Author: Tom Buchanan

Healing Plants

Different Psilocybin Dosage Effects: What do they Feel Like?

Researchers, mental health advocates and writers have extolled the psychological benefits of psychedelics for decades. Substances like psilocybin, they say, are not as mysterious and unpredictable as years of anti-drug legislation and urban folklore have led many to believe (no,

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Medical

A Lawyer Makes a Case for Psychedelic Treatment

In early 2022, Health Canada moved to allow physicians to request restricted psychedelics for patients as part of their psychedelic therapy. It was a milestone in the ongoing process of legalising psychedelic treatment, one that theoretically put an exciting new

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Healing Plants

Microbiomes & Mushrooms: The Gut-Brain Interaction

In his 2020 mycological tour-de-force Entangled Life, the biologist Merlin Sheldrake describes microbiomes and the diverse lifestyles of the many trillions of microscopic lifeforms hitching a ride on the human organism: “Some prefer the temperate forest of your scalp, some the

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