What It’s Like to Trip on DMT

Everything to know about the hallucinogenic “spirit molecule”—common side effects include seeing aliens and finally connecting with the universe. When Jonathan Bell first tried DMT, he was already well-acquainted with psychedelics—at 34, he had taken acid and used...

MDMA Therapy for PTSD Looks Safe and Effective in New Trial Data

Follow-up data from a Phase III trial is the latest to suggest that MDMA—also known as ecstasy—could improve mental health when combined with therapy. The study found that MDMA-assisted therapy was better than talk therapy alone in relieving the symptoms of patients...

How to Microdose Drugs Based on What You’re Using

The world of microdosing is a lot bigger than just LSD or mushrooms. Researchers and users explain dosages, effects, and risks. There’s no scientific definition of microdosing, but generally, it means taking 1/20th to 1/10th the usual dose of a drug. LSD and mushrooms...

Celebrities Whose Lives Were Changed by Psychedelics

From Sir Paul McCartney to Joe Rogan, these celebrities all credit psychedelics with changing their lives. Scientific studies reveal what many cultures have known for thousands of years—psychedelic medicines hold the potential to heal the mind, body, and soul, and...

Psilocybin treatment for major depression effective for up to a year for most patients, study shows

Previous studies by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers showed that psychedelic treatment with psilocybin relieved major depressive disorder symptoms in adults for up to a month. Now, in a follow-up study of those participants, the researchers report that the...

A Brave New World for Psychiatry?

The psychedelic state is unquestionably one of the most interesting psychological experiences humans can have. Hallucinogenic drugs that have been used by humans for as long as we can determine to provide novel insights into the mind and enhance social bonding. For...