You may know the chemical 4-phosphoryloxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine by its more common name, psilocybin. Long used as a sacrament among indigenous peoples in the Americas — and more recently branded as an illicit party drug — in recent years, the active ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms has received a lot of attention from scientists for potential to treat […]
https://email@example.com://firstname.lastname@example.org 00:24:222017-05-26 00:24:22Magic Mushrooms Are Shaping the Future of Psychiatric Treatment
Three different psychedelic drugs that are known to produce altered states of consciousness and that have been used illegally for recreation are the subject of a new study. Psilocybin, a naturally occurring psychedelic compound that is produced by magic mushrooms, Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and ketamine are the subjects of the new study. Researchers set […]
Magic mushrooms have been used by indigenous peoples around the world for healing, prayer, and divination for at least 10,000 years. In the 1960s, psilocybin mushrooms were popularized as a recreational drug after R. Gordon Wasson, a vice president of JP Morgan, traveled to Mexico with a photographer to the mud hut of the Mazatec […]
https://email@example.com://firstname.lastname@example.org 13:42:262017-05-07 13:42:26How to Have an Amazing Magic Mushrooms Trip – in 9 Easy Steps
Dinah Bazer was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in the spring of 2010. The Brooklyn resident, an ice skating teacher and former bank IT programmer in her 60s, was devastated. Luckily, doctors were able to successfully treat her disease with chemotherapy, but the dread of a reoccurrence just wouldn’t go away. It was like waiting for […]
https://email@example.com://firstname.lastname@example.org 00:00:002017-04-30 00:00:00Hallucinogens work ‘like a surgical intervention’ for mental illness
The profound impact of LSD on the brain has been laid bare by the first modern scans of people high on the drug. The images, taken from volunteers who agreed to take a trip in the name of science, have given researchers an unprecedented insight into the neural basis for effects produced by one of […]
https://email@example.com://firstname.lastname@example.org 00:00:002017-04-30 00:00:00LSD’s impact on the brain revealed in groundbreaking images
Results raise hopes that active substance in class 1 drug could be used to treat mental health conditions in future. Magic mushrooms have lifted severe depression in a dozen volunteers in a clinical trial, raising scientists’ hopes that the psychedelic experiences beloved of the Aztecs and the hippy counter-culture of the 1970s could one day […]
Psilocybin is one of the great unknown medicines of modern society. It has been used for millennia by tribes and societies around the world for spiritual practice; in fact, there are 6,000 year old cave paintings of mushrooms found in the Selva Pascuala cave, Spain, as well as Saharan cave paintings dated back to 7,000 […]
Psychedelic substances like LSD and psilocybin — the active ingredient in magic mushrooms — are powerful, able to transform the way that people who use them perceive the world. Because of that, after years of prohibition, psychiatric researchers in the US are hoping to take advantage of that power to transform mental health treatment. And as […]
Psilocybin. It’s the psychoactive substance in those “sacred mushrooms” that causes hallucinations and other novel mental experiences. The effects of those mushrooms have been explored and appreciated by members of the ancient Capsian culture in North Africa, Aztec shamans, and modern college students. But they’re now the subject of serious study by scientists. A team […]
https://email@example.com://firstname.lastname@example.org 00:00:002017-03-28 00:00:00Why We Need to Take Magic Mushrooms Seriously
For most of the 1950s and 1960s, researchers enthusiastically studied the psychological properties — and potential — of hallucinogens like LSD and psilocybin, the active ingredient in “magic” mushrooms. “Psychedelics were tested on alcoholics, people struggling with obsessive-compulsive disorder, depressives, autistic children, schizophrenics, terminal cancer patients, and convicts, as well as on perfectly healthy artists […]
https://email@example.com://firstname.lastname@example.org 00:00:002017-03-24 00:00:00Psilocybin – a Potential Wonder Drug
“On the other side of the spirit veil, I spend more than a little bit of time researching the hallucinogens. I personally believe ayahuasca [a psychedelic Amazonian brew] is also the greatest natural healing agent, period.” – Chris Kilham, Psychology Today
Many things have been placed on the earth for our use. One of the major tools given to us are the plant medicines.
Certain plants give up their lives so that we can use their smoke for prayers and cleansing. The aromas produced by these plants help us place ourselves in a different state of mind thus bringing us into a deeper part of ourselves.
If you look at these clinical trials right now, all of them, without any exception, use music as part of the therapy model.
This ability of music to release emotion is greatly amplified by the use of psychedelics which allows the listener to project his personal experiences and visual fantasies into the unfolding experience.