Psilocybin 101: History, legality, experience and “bad trips”

Psilocybin, magic mushrooms, shrooms—words you’ve likely heard, and all of which refer to the same thing. “Magic mushrooms” contain the psychoactive compound psilocybin. Psilocybin is naturally occurring, hence, produced in the mushroom (making the names interchangeable), and are capable of causing hallucinations, the ability to feel the universe in its entirety, or a sense that all things are connected and …

CannaGlobal, Sansero Life Sciences and Rise Wellness Merge to Create a New International Psychedelics Company

TORONTO, July 6, 2020 — CannaGlobal, Sansero Life Sciences, and Rise Wellness today announced the creation of CannaGlobal Wellness, a global psychedelics leader focused on psilocybin and other natural compounds to promote emotional, mental, and physical wellness. Leveraging an internationally renowned team with a track record of success, the company will be ideally positioned in the evolving psychedelics industry. Lorne …

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15 quotes worth reading before taking magic mushrooms

While the world is practicing social isolation, it’s important to slow down and use this as an opportunity to go inward considering outside isn’t an option. Whether or not you choose to integrate plant medicine into your mental health regiment, you might find these quotes are a guiding light in strange times to help remind us of our shared humanity …

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Why 2020 will be a big year for magic mushrooms

Billions of investment dollars have poured into legal cannabis over the past few years, and given the surge of interest in alternative forms of medicine, specifically psychedelics, psilocybin (magic mushrooms), might be coming back in a big way. Psychedelic medical research entered a decline in the late 1960s once the recreational use of psychedelic drugs became stigmatized due to the …

You watched Goop’s episode on magic mushrooms, now what?

Share this PostGwyneth Paltrow is no stranger to controversy. Her wellness brand, Goop, has instigated everything from outrage (claims that jade eggs can increase orgasmic potential) to eye-rolls and dismay and after the company claimed that underwire bras might cause breast cancer. The lifestyle brand looks to "highlight alternative medicine practices” and has often been called out for promoting dodgy ...