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Magic Mushroom Ingredient May Improve Mental Health

Posted by on August 26, 2020 in Alternative Health Care, Health with 0 Comments
Magic Mushroom Ingredient May Improve Mental Health

Are you looking to support positive mental health without using pharmaceuticals? Psilocybin may be gaining mainstream acceptance by providing a safe “trip” out of desolation and into a more open, positive state of mind #magicmushroom

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For the First Time, Terminally Ill Cancer Patients Allowed to Use Magic Mushrooms to Treat Depression

Posted by on August 7, 2020 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
For the First Time, Terminally Ill Cancer Patients Allowed to Use Magic Mushrooms to Treat Depression

The government of Canada has granted permission to four terminally ill cancer patients to receive psilocybin therapy to treat their anxiety about dying — marking the first time that a legal exemption has been given in Canada for patients to access psychedelic substances for treatment. #magicmushrooms

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The Compound Psilocybin in Magic Mushroom Found Safe for Consumption in Largest Ever Controlled Study

Posted by on December 22, 2019 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
The Compound Psilocybin in Magic Mushroom Found Safe for Consumption in Largest Ever Controlled Study

The largest controlled study of psilocybin – the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms – has found the compound safe for human consumption, bringing researchers one step closer to developing a psilocybin-based treatment for depression. #magicmushrooms

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Did Psychedelic Mushrooms Play a Role in Inspiring Christian Tradition?

Posted by on December 24, 2017 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health with 0 Comments
Did Psychedelic Mushrooms Play a Role in Inspiring Christian Tradition?

Was early Christian tradition inspired by psychedelics? This is the question which Julie and Jerry Brown set out to answer in their new book The Psychedelic Gospels. According to their research, there is a wealth of evidence suggesting that both psilocybin-containing Cubensis, as well as Amanita Muscaria mushrooms, did play a role in the development of the religion.

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Psilocybin Appears To “Reset” Brain Activity of Depressed Patients – Stunning Results

Posted by on October 17, 2017 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health with 0 Comments
Psilocybin Appears To “Reset” Brain Activity of Depressed Patients – Stunning Results

After depressed participants in a study were given two doses of psilocybin (10 mg and 25 mg), with the second dose a week after the first – their brains showed pronounced, decreased blood flow to the areas of the brain implicated in depression. Researchers also found increased stability on parts of the brain related to depression – and these effects lasted up to five weeks.

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65 Year-Old Cancer Patient Takes Magic Mushrooms – It Changes Her Life Forever

Posted by on March 8, 2016 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health with 8 Comments
65 Year-Old Cancer Patient Takes Magic Mushrooms – It Changes Her Life Forever

Estalyn Walcoff had severe anxiety from her diagnosis with an unspecified aggressive form of cancer five years ago until her experience with this drug changed her forever, successfully easing her anxiety about cancer.

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Scientists Discover How Magic Mushrooms Expand Our Minds

Posted by on July 4, 2014 in Sci-Tech, Science with 0 Comments
Scientists Discover How Magic Mushrooms Expand Our Minds

New research, published in Human Brain Mapping, has examined the brain effects of the psychedelic chemical in magic mushrooms, called ‘psilocybin,’ using data from brain scans of volunteers who had been injected with the drug. The study found that under psilocybin, activity in the more primitive brain network linked to emotional thinking became more pronounced, with several different areas in this network – such as the hippocampus and anterior cingulate cortex – active at the same time. This pattern of activity is similar to the pattern observed in people who are dreaming. Conversely, volunteers who had taken psilocybin had more disjointed and uncoordinated activity in the brain network that is linked to high-level thinking, including self-consciousness.

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