Max Weber – The disenchantment of modern life.

Max Weber – The disenchantment of modern life. He believed that since the Enlightenment, science and reason had eroded the sway of religion, spirituality, superstition and magic such that transcendent values had become increasingly unavailable to many,...

How To Change Your Mind

Based on the book about psychedelic therapy, a new Netflix docu-series prompted another writer to reach out to Pollan — and dig into his own experiences.In late 2012, the best-selling author and journalist Michael Pollan (“The Omnivore’s Dilemma”) was at a dinner...

What are the benefits of consuming psilocybin magic mushrooms?

There are many benefits to consuming psilocybin magic mushrooms, and they have been used in many cultures around the world for thousands of years. Studies have shown “a single dose of psilocybin produced substantial and enduring decreases in depressed mood and anxiety...

Who’s at the forefront to provide psychedelic treatments for PTSD?

3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), commonly known as ecstasy, alleviated post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a phase 3 trial and was a milestone in the efforts to turn psychedelic drugs into mainstream treatments. 67% of the 42 people who got MDMA no...

What types of mental disorders can be treated with Psilocybin magic mushroom?

Several studies have found evidence of the benefits of using psilocin fungi to treat depression in combination with supportive therapy. The psychoactive component of magic mushrooms has also shown to be helpful in psychotherapy, and further research suggests that it...

Why do ayahuasca brew is made with two types of plants?

Ayahuasca is a hallucinogenic botanical mixture. The Psychotria Viridis is referred to as chacruna in Peru and Brazil and samiruka or amiruca in Ecuador. While the Banisteriopsis caapi is a woody vine often referred to as caapi, yage, and ayahuasca. Ayahuasca is a...