Big Pharma

You might be asking yourself, what does Big Pharma have to do with psychedelics? At the moment, Big Pharma is the largest manufacturer for antidepressant drugs alleviating the symptoms of depression. This last sentence is key, as the medication only temporarily resolves the symptoms that come with the disorder. The patient who is prescribed the… Continue reading Big Pharma

How Psychedelics Work

So, how do they work? The honest answer is scientists and the world don’t fully know yet…BUT a renaissance of research in the field is on its way! The lack of information can be attributed to the banishment of psilocybin (hallucinogenic drug found in psychedelic mushrooms) and LSD by the government in the late 1970s,… Continue reading How Psychedelics Work

The History of Hallucinogens

Humans have been using plants and fungi to alter their conscious experience for a long time. From Mayans to Egyptians, psychedelics were used in religious ceremonies as sacraments for healing. “9,000 year old cave paintings depict rituals with psychedelic mushrooms” But, it wasn’t until the mid 20th century that science got a hold of these… Continue reading The History of Hallucinogens