Month: August 2020

Magic Mushrooms: How It Expands the Mind

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Your brain on psychedelic drugs is like your brain when you dream, a new study suggests that may also explain why people who use psychedelics feel like they’re broadening their minds. In the study, the researchers scanned the brains of 15 people before and after they received an injection of psilocybin, the hallucinogen found in […]

Psychedelic Mushrooms: Known as a Leading Antidepressant

Psychedelic Mushrooms: Known as a Leading Antidepressant magic mushrooms Canada 5

For many people who are severely depressed, they don’t really want to ‘get happy’ as much as they just want their brains to return to a normal, neutral state. And according to a new study from Imperial College London, so-called “magic mushrooms” could help make that possible. In a recent trial, Imperial researchers gave 20 […]

Magic Mushrooms: New form of Treatment of Depression

Magic Mushrooms: New form of Treatment of Depression Treatment of Depression

Psilocybin, the main ingredient in “magic mushrooms”, can alleviate the symptoms of depression, according to a very preliminary study. Study leader Robin Carhart-Harris, the head of psychedelic research at Imperial College, said in a statement “Based on what we know from various brain-imaging studies with psychedelics, as well as taking heed of what people say […]