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Magic Mushrooms and the Healing Trip

Video – Watch Eddie Marritz, a cinematographer and photographer in remission from small-cell carcinoma, talk about his experience with psychedelic mushrooms, commonly known as magic mushrooms.

Further Proof Psychedelic Mushrooms Could Help Keep You Sane

Elizabeth Limbach, AlterNet Waking Times Researchers looked at psilocybin’s impact on anxiety and depression. Anxiety disorders top the list of America’s mental illnesses, affecting 18 percent of the U.S. population. Yet, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, only a third of its sufferers receive treatment for it. Meanwhile, the association reports that 3 to

Medical Mushrooms – The Future of Cancer Treatment?

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times Cancer rates are on the rise worldwide, which means that in coming generations more and more people will have their lives turned inside out with a diagnosis, and with having to turn their attention to battling this new plague. The psychological effects of having your world turned on its

‘Magic Mushrooms’ Can Improve Psychological Health Long Term

Maia Szalavitz, Time Waking Times The psychedelic drug in magic mushrooms may have lasting medical and spiritual benefits, according to new research from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. The mushroom-derived hallucinogen, called psilocybin, is known to trigger transformative spiritual states, but at high doses it can also result in “bad trips” marked by terror and

Psychoactive Mushrooms – Mycologist Paul Stamets on Nature’s Little Teachers

Waking Times Will mushrooms have a pivotal impact on whether or not we survive into the next millennium? Is it possible that those of us who have been exposed to the cosmic properties of psychoactive mushrooms were chosen by nature to be vehicles for receiving communications between plants and humans? Mycologist and author Paul Stamets

Can Magic Mushrooms Help Cancer Patients?

Waking Times Beyond the stigma of being a mind-altering drug, psilocybin active mushrooms have many profoundly beneficial effects on the human psyche. Patients with terminal cancer often die emotionally well before their bodies are overtaken.  In this video from CNN news, Norma Lauring, an aging artist with stage 4 terminal cancer shares how medically supervised

17 Year Old Science Student Argues for Legalization of Psilocybin

silocybin is a chemical that’s found in certain types of mushrooms and those are known as “magic mushrooms.” Those give you a hallucinogenic trip. But, what most people find is that it’s more than just hallucinations. It’s a finding of yourself and an experience where you delve deeper into your person. I think that’s what people don’t see. They just see it as a drug.

Magic Mushrooms May Provide Treatment for Depression

“Everybody who has taken psychedelics makes the point that these can produce the most profound changes in the state of awareness and being that any of them have experienced,” he told The Guardian.

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