Tag: psilocybin

Magic Mushrooms Could Hit a Reset Button on Depressed Brains

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Psilocybin appears to “reset” brain activity of depressed patients – stunning results To be sure, of all the recent human trials to come out showing the promises of psilocybin – the hallucinogenic compound found in magic mushrooms – it’s only the scientists who are surprised by the stunning brain changes from psychedelics. (Then…

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Magic Mushrooms Cure Depression, Only Scientists Are Surprised

By Brandon Turbeville After decades of a drug war, authoritarianism and hundreds of billions of dollars, scientists are finally starting to discover what 20-year-old hippie kids bouncing from festival to festival could have told them all along: magic mushrooms help with depression. A study that was published in the Lancet details an experiment that involved 12…

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Psychological And Spiritual Benefits Of Psilocybin

By Wes Annac, Editor, Culture of Awareness & Openhearted Rebel Psilocybin, the natural hallucinogenic compound found in various species of psilocybin mushrooms, has been found to treat depression, anxiety, and other serious mental illnesses. As we’ll learn, extensive research into its benefits was lost by the 70s due to its classification as an illegal drug….

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First Major Clinical Trials Show Magic Mushrooms Heal Mental Illness like a “Surgical Intervention”

By Justin Gardner In June 2015 we reported on the re-emerging field of using psychedelics to treat mental illness, with psilocybin, in particular, showing great promise for chronic anxiety and depression. Western medicine began realizing its potential in the 1940s, but medical research was stamped out with the War on Drugs. Now, as the injustice…

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The Real Reason the Antidepressant Industry Does Not Want Psychedelics Legalized

By Vandita For decades, the pharmaceutical industry poured millions into the pockets of crony lawmakers as they lobbied to keep marijuana illegal. We understand if marijuana — a plant that can clothe, fuel, shelter, feed, and medicate — was readily available, it would destroy Big Pharma’s profits. For decades, the antidepressant industry poured millions into…

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Magic Mushrooms Treat Severe Depression in Scientific Trial

By Brandon Turbeville A relatively new study coming out of the UK is now using science to confirm what many people have known for centuries – that psilocybin, the hallucinogenic chemical found in magic mushrooms is able to lift and treat severe depression in humans. At Imperial College London scientists gave 12 people high doses…

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Magic Mushrooms Outperform Dangerous SSRI Drugs in New Study on Depression

By Jason Erickson As the dangers of SSRIs offered by Big Pharma continue to be documented, science is finally confirming what many natural health advocates have been arguing for years, namely that many of the illegal substances that have been propagandized to be shunned by the public are far safer and more effective alternatives. For…

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Study Shows Psilocybin, LSD Very Successful in Treating Cluster Headaches

By Brandon Turbeville While cluster headaches may be one of the rarest types of headaches, they are also one of the most severe. Contrary to popular belief, cluster headaches are not migraines, but they have a number of similarities. In fact, cluster headaches can be more severe and intense than a migraine, but they do…

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Study: LSD and Psilocybin Mushrooms Treat Roots of Criminality

By Cassius Methyl The Rise of Entheogens In the latest piece of pro-entheogen news to hit the internet, Associate Professor Dr. Peter S. Hendricks explained a recent study into psychedelics treating domestic violence, specifically in people locked into the prison system. The study was conducted by researchers from the University of British Columbia, and the…

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