Part 2 of a two-part series on psychedelics for pain.
Treating a spiritual disease with psychedelics.
Can scientists convert a super-hallucinogen into a wonder drug?
Why is psilocybin helpful for treating mood disorders? Is it the drug alone acting on the brain, or is it the subjective experience?
An excerpt adapted from The Rebel's Apothecary: A Practical Guide to the Healing Magic of Cannabis, CBD, and Mushrooms.
Eight Remarkable Medicinal Mushrooms
One of the biggest issues with an unregulated drug market is the presence of adulterants.
High doses of THC are hallucinogenic, and microdosing LSD is a lot like CBD. These mighty molecules can relieve human suffering and they act through the endocannabinoid system.
Ketamine is a dissociative anaesthetic that has shown some promise for treating severe depression.
CBD and LSD bind to the same serotonin receptor, which mediates psychedelic altered states but CBD has anti-psychotic properties and doesn't cause hallucinations.
THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO CBD
By the Editors of Reader’s Digest & Project CBD: Everything You Need to Know About What It Helps, Where to Buy It, and How to Take It.