How exactly does one test psilocybin? Decades of prohibition have prevented scientists from understanding the deeper chemical nature of psychedelic fungi, so where do the scientists of today start when tasked with analyzing their unique chemicals? Analytical Cannabis asked some of them to find out.
The researchers say their findings add to the growing body of evidence that psilocybin can be used in a clinical setting to treat depression.
Cannabis and hallucinogens are more popular than ever in the US, according to an ongoing National Institutes of Health (NIH) survey.
Researchers gave the ‘magic mushroom’ drug to ten participants with anorexia, who then received follow-up psychological support.
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Psychedelics can be classified into three main groups, but how does each type affect the brain?
There are no significant differences in the effects of LSD, mescaline, or psilocybin when given at equivalent doses, according to a new study.
The study involved over 300 chronic pain patients who received more than one infusion of ketamine over several months. All participants reported pain relief; those with depression experienced “more robust” relief.
The report, published in the journal Drug Science, Policy and Law, details the experiences of a 35-year-old man who had been diagnosed with a mild case of red-green color blindness five years earlier.