Tag: psychedelics

Why Shrooms Are Illegal: Study Shows Psychedelic Experiences Help You Resist Authoritarians

By John Vibes According to a new study from the Psychedelic Research Group at Imperial College London, published in the journal Psychopharmacology, psychedelic mushrooms tend to make people more resistant to authority. They also found the psychedelic experience induced by these mushrooms also cause people to be more connected with nature. “Our findings tentatively raise…

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New Study Reveals Mushrooms Cure Depression by Doing the Exact Opposite of Anti-Depressants

By Jay Syrmopoulos A recent study shows that psilocybin-assisted therapy mitigates depression by increasing emotional connection—the exact opposite of anti-depressants. A revolutionary new study is once again revealing a natural approach to be far superior to big pharma solutions—this time involving psilocybin, the active compound in magic mushrooms. The study, published in the scientific journal Neuropharmacology, found that…

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Historic – Norway’s Parliament Votes To Decriminalize All Drugs

By Claire Bernish In a bid to assist addicts, rather than lock users in cages, Norway’s parliament voted last week to decriminalize all drugs — citing Portugal and its general success lowering addiction and incarceration rates, getting those who need it into treatment, and drastically reducing crime and other issues related to the illegality of substances for personal…

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Landmark Study Shows Psychedelics Far More Effective at Reducing Crime Than Police

By Justin Gardner In recent years the U.S. has seen a dramatic resurgence of research into the medical use of psychedelics, after the drug war put a decades-long halt on scientific advancement. Despite psilocybin, LSD and other hallucinogens still being labeled as “Schedule 1” drugs, researchers are discovering the astounding benefits of their medical application….

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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 Could Be a Life Saving Insect Repellent

By Aaron Kesel, Natural Blaze A team of scientists headed by Jason Slot at Ohio State University compared genomes of three different hallucinogenic mushrooms with three non-hallucinogenic relatives. The experiment identified the cluster of genes responsible for making psilocybin, New Scientist reported. Hallucinogenic mushrooms are often found in areas rich in fungi-eating insects, so Slot suggests the chemical in magic…

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The Amazing Health Benefits of Mushrooms

By Brock I. Mushrooms offer a wide variety of benefits and effects. Like calling cards of the forest, mushrooms are unique to their reactions. Some offer mental and stimulatory effects while others cause hallucinations. All containing their own unique form of plant fibers knowns as polysaccharides these fibers are shown to increase gut health while offering starch…

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Will Medical Magic Mushrooms Make it on the Ballot Next?

By Alex Pietrowski Oregon recently made international news for passing a state bill to decriminalize possession of some hard drugs like cocaine, meth and heroin, demonstrating a progressive option for an end to the disastrous war on drugs. The motivation for this is largely economic, as Oregon struggles with prison overcrowding; however, we do know…

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New Study Shows How Ketamine Works Against Depression, Stupidity of Drug War

By Brandon Turbeville Apparently there is a new trend in science: proving what hippies, ravers and EDM fans have been telling people for years. One approach has simply been to shout down the drug-addled kids and ignore everything they have to say as they are shoved into a cage with actual criminals. Another approach is simply…

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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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