Today’s Solutions: July 24, 2024

Tripping into bliss: magic mus

Tripping into bliss: magic mushrooms linked to better sex lives

A new study reveals that magic mushrooms could be an unexpected catalyst for a better sex experience. Imperial College London, known for its psychedelic studies, launched a leading investigation into the intriguing interaction of psychedelics and sexuality. The psychedelic passion project In a Read More...

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In response to high demand Oregon boosts legal psilocybin access 

Epic Healing Eugene is now the epicenter of Oregon's blossoming psilocybin movement, thanks to its captivating environment and dedicated facilitators. Epic Healing Eugene, which opened this June, is America’s first licensed psilocybin service center. It is open to individuals over the age of 21 Read More...

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Australia makes history as the first country to permit psychedelic-assisted therapy

Earlier this year, The Optimist Daily published an article praising Australia for becoming the first nation to acknowledge the benefits of psychedelics as medicine. Now, this recognition has been taken a step further. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in Australia granted authorization Read More...

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Australia is the first nation to acknowledge psychedelics as medicine

Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration surprised researchers by approving the psychedelic chemicals found in magic mushrooms and MDMA for use by patients with specific mental health issues, making Australia the first country to recognize psychedelics as medicines. MDMA and psilocybin MDMA Read More...

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The scientific case for magic mushrooms in space

During the health crisis, most of the residents on planet Earth have finally had a taste of what it’s like to be an astronaut in space. No, not because we’ve all had the chance to launch ourselves into “the last frontier,” but because we’ve grappled with loneliness, isolation, and Read More...

Flights of the soul: The Indig

Flights of the soul: The Indigenous origins of the psilocybin experience

”Get strong with bare feet on the ground and with everything that is born from it.”- Maria Sabina BY Arielle Tiangco A couple of weeks ago in San José del Pacifico, a mountainous town in Oaxaca state, Mexico, I emerged from the dark womb of a tiny volcanic-stone hut, drenched in a Read More...

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Magic mushrooms may help repair neural links harmed by depression

We have previously written about the potential medical applications of psilocybin — a naturally occurring compound found in some mushrooms. Last year, for instance, we shared the findings of a Yale study that showed promising results regarding the effect of magic mushrooms on migraines. Also Read More...

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Study: MDMA-assisted therapy is an effective treatment for PTSD

We at The Optimist Daily have written before about how psychedelic-assisted therapy can offer mental health relief and even help save the environment. Now, the journal Nature has published data from the phase-III clinical trial results on MDMA-assisted psychotherapy, and the outcome is Read More...

Unique study on psilocybin mic

Unique study on psilocybin microdosing to commence in Australia

From treating depression to alleviating migraines, research has shown that psilocybin (magic mushrooms) has many healing properties. Still, there is so much to learn about this special psychedelic, which is why we’re excited to tell you about a novel study that is about to take place in Read More...

Psilocybin Mushroom. Psychedelic drug. Dry Psilocybe cubensis in hand.

Yale study suggests psilocybin can help treat migraines

Before, we published the results of a new study that found psilocybin therapy to be four times more effective than antidepressants for treating major depression disorders (MDD). Staying within the theme of psilocybin research, we have news about a first-of-its-kind exploratory study that has Read More...