Back in August 2019, we published a small story about activists in Oregon working to decriminalize the use of magic mushrooms (psilocybin). Today, we’re here to tell you that these activists have taken a big step towards achieving their legalization goal. After more than a year … [Read more...] about Oregon will officially vote on legalizing psychedelic psilocybin therapy
Just months after we dedicated a week to the magnificent mushroom, the FDA has approved psilocybin, the hallucinogenic compound of magic mushrooms, as a Breakthrough Therapy for the second time this year. This designation means research can be fast-tracked into psilocybin’s … [Read more...] about FDA endorses psilocybin with Breakthrough Therapy classification
Lying on a bed in London’s Hammersmith hospital ingesting capsules of psilocybin, the active ingredient of magic mushrooms, Michael had little idea what would happen next. The 56-year-old part-time website developer from County Durham in northern England had battled depression … [Read more...] about Could magic mushrooms be the answer to depression?
While big pharma may have a stranglehold on the market for antidepressants, Dr. Robin Carhart-Harris believes mushrooms could break that within the coming five to ten years. Carhart-Harris is one of the UK’s leading researchers on psilocybin mushrooms, and according to a recent … [Read more...] about How magic mushrooms could replace antidepressants within 5 years
Psilocybin, the primary psychoactive compound in magic mushrooms, could soon be used in tandem with psychological support to help people suffering from depression by stimulating in them a more positive outlook on life. This follows a study in London which participants who were … [Read more...] about Study: Psilocybin could be used to alleviate depression in people