Psychopharmacology Magic mushroom compound might treat depression by reviving emotional responsiveness in the brain


art by Cameron Grey By Eric W. Dolan New research suggests that psilocybin-assisted therapy helps alleviate treatment-resistant depression by reviving emotional responsiveness in the brain. Psilocybin is the primary mind-altering substance in psychedelic “magic” mushrooms. The drug can profoundly alter the way a person experiences the world by producing changes in mood, sensory perception, time […]


The Promise of LSD Microdoses and Other Psychedelic “Medicines”


Psychiatrist John Halpern discusses the psychotherapeutic potential of peyote, ayahuasca, psilocybin, MDMA and other psychedelics By John Horgan on July 10, 2017 I first met psychedelic expert John H. Halpern, M.D., in 1999 at a conference on altered states in Basel, Switzerland (where I also interviewed Albert Hofmann, LSD’s discoverer, and tripped on magic mushrooms). […]


The Christ Mass Mystery

Entheogens, Spiritual Perspectives

  by OMNIPULSE Since some others are on this page. The XMAS MYSTERY. CHRIST MASS, the day we AXED CHRIST. Sent him on his nightmare into the next life? Or crossed the light of the sky into the next phase of solar energy? The SOL CROSSING, SOUL-CROSSING. As the light turns to night and the night […]


8 Ways Magic Mushrooms Explain Santa Story

Alternative News, Entheogens

  By Douglas Main   The story of Santa and his flying reindeer can be traced to an unlikely source: hallucinogenic or “magic” mushrooms, according to one theory. “Santa is a modern counterpart of a shaman, who consumed mind-altering plants and fungi to commune with the spirit world,” said John Rush, an anthropologist and instructor […]


Earth is a Drug-Lab


  Earth is a drug-lab, spiritual beings are addicted to having a chemically stimulated experience on human neuro-chemistry. Serotonin, norepinephrine, dopamine, dimethyltryptamine, melatonin, adrenaline, endorphins, tryptophan, oxytocin, If a person takes a drug which alters this chemistry, they have a vastly different experience than normal waking reality. Get it? The human experience is a chemical-based […]


Post-Modern Shamanism: Top 10 Misunderstood Psychedelics


  By Anthony Tyler Guest writer for Wake Up World A subject that has received an intense amount of criticism in western culture — and continues to do so — is psychedelic drugs. Despite the fascinating scientific and anthropological results that have come from studies into these substances, there continues to be an enormous lack of funding […]




    By Luke Miller, Truth Theory, Thanks to Earth We Are One Delve into the mystical world of psychedelics! Can they lead to a deeper understanding of human consciousness? Or are they just a quick fix?  Psychedelics are not to be taken lightly, I say this meaning that they should not be abused as […]


Monologue of the mushroom ~ Terence McKenna


  “I am old, older than thought in your species, which is itself fifty times older than your history. Though I have been on earth for ages, I am from the stars. My home is no one planet, for many worlds scattered through the shining disk of the galaxy have conditions which allow my spores […]


Scientists Developed a Way to Make DMT Trips Last Longer Than Ever


  By Jesse Jarnow This piece was published in partnership with the Influence. Known in drug lore as “the businessman’s trip” for its lunch-break-size 15-minute duration, DMT (N,N-dimethyltryptamine) is infamous for blasting its users into vivid alien worlds. It’s among the most literally hallucinogenic of all the psychedelics, and now a pair of veteran researchers […]