Psilocybin Mushrooms

An Introduction to Psilocybin Mushrooms Psilocybin mushrooms, also known as magic mushrooms, shrooms, blue meanies, mushies, liberty caps, liberties, golden tops, philosopher’s stones, amani, and agaric, are fungi that contain psilocybin. Psilocybin is a naturally occurring psychedelic compound that can generate mystical-feeling experiences and powerful hallucinations along with other effects.


Mescaline (MES-cuh-leen or MES-cuh-lin) is the compound 3,4,5-trimethoxyphenethylamine. However, mescaline is also known as peyote (pay-OH-tee), big chief, blue cap, buttons, cactus buttons, cactus head, chief, media luna, mesc, mescal, mezcakuba, moon, san pedro, topi, and other names. Famous for producing hallucinogenic effects comparable to those produced by sister compounds

ayahuasca ceremony

Ayahuasca: Potential Benefits, Side-effects, Usage, and More

What is Ayahuasca? Ayahuasca is an entheogenic tea brewed from the Psychotria viridis leaf (Diplopterys cabrerana may be used as a substitute), the Banisteriopsis caapi vine, and sometimes other ingredients. Those plant ingredients might include one of the Brugmansia or Datura species (especially Brugmansia versicolor or Brugmansia insignis), Justicia pectoralis,

Psilocybin Therapy

What is psilocybin therapy? Psilocybin therapy is an investigative, blended pharmacological and psychological approach to treating mental health challenges that deploys the psychoactive effects of psilocybin under psychologically supportive conditions. Certain species of mushrooms, frequently called “magic mushrooms,” contain the active ingredient psilocybin. Psilocybin produces psychedelic effects in humans that

Psychedelic Societies

Although the 1960s are typically thought of as the era of the psychedelic revolution, psychedelics are at least as popular today as they were then. However, this psychedelic resurgence we are currently experiencing is distinctly different from the previous century’s countercultural movement. There are well over 100 psychedelic societies, meetups,

Guided Psychedelic Experience

Interested in taking psychedelics? We argue that psychedelic experiences, with the right set, setting, substance and intention, can be of significant therapeutic value. Psychedelics can facilitate an improved understanding of the self, of others, and the nature of reality. Such an experience does not replace therapy or any other self-development

What Are Psychedelics?

Rick Strassman, an American clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, had this to say when asked ‘what are psychedelics:’ “Psychedelics show you what’s in and on your mind, those subconscious thoughts and feelings that are hidden, covered up, forgotten, out of sight,

Emerging Research: How Psychedelics May Help People With Bipolar Disorder

Mystical visions and hallucinogenic experiences might be what comes to mind when you hear about popular psychedelics such as magic mushrooms containing psilocybin, LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), and the spiritual medicine ayahuasca and its active ingredient, DMT (N,N-dimethyltryptamine). While these substances can all cause intense trips, or psychological experiences, there

Support Groups

Bipolar Disorder and other serious brain diseases are an extreme challenge not only for the person afflicted, but for the entire family. It helps a great deal to be able to talk with other people who have, or are, going though the same things that you are – to share