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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, it turns out psychedelics have never led someone to try and peel themselves like an orange). In fact, research has shown that psilocybin and its synthetic analogues can help people with terminal illnesses navigate the end of life and aid in the treatment of depressive disorders, as well as in a host of other mental health issues. Psilocybin — and various
When we were sourcing bone broth for our cafe menu, Toronto-based Young Bones was the clear winner. The beef, pork, and chicken they use for their broth is all organic grass-fed or pasture-raised, and their water is collected from a fresh water spring in Belfountain, Ontario.
A somatic technique, the triple vagal method – born out of polyvagal theory – can help the body to enter rest and digest mode.
Microdosing means that the psychedelic effects of psilocybin or magic mushroom aren’t experienced, but other beneficial aspects are.
Author Marc Champagne joined Beatrice Society for a conversation about how ketamine therapy has intersected with his mental fitness practice.
Penis Envy mushrooms contain a higher degree of psychoactive compounds than most p. cubensis, and with a higher concentration of psilocin.
The “magic truffle” was first cultivated by mycologist Steven Hayden Pollock, who was murdered in his mushroom lab in 1980.
Alexander and Ann Shulgin began creating synthetic psychedelics in the late 50s, eventually creating over 200 novel compounds.