According to a 2017 Penn State report, Mushrooms have a super-high concentration of two antioxidants, ergothioneine and glutathione. These antioxidants work very well to shield the body against the physiological tension that induces noticeable symptoms of aging when present together.
A U.S. man was hospitalized with organ failure after he [...]
Essentially, possessing and using magic mushrooms is decriminalized in Denver, but getting ahold of them is not. The ordinance also mentions that decriminalization applies to mushrooms that are not used or displayed in public.
Bruce Tobin became interested in psilocybin, the psychoactive compound in magic mushrooms, 10 years ago when he was approached by a woman who had been diagnosed with terminal cancer.
It’s frequently called the “happy chemical” as it’s essential for our feelings of wellbeing and happiness, but it is also intricately connected with numerous other functions such as mood, appetite, sleep cycles, sexual desire, memory and learning.
Amanita muscaria is classified as poisonous, this might be a reason the shamans of that time initially hang the fresh Amanita muscaria to dry on tree branches, just like the colorful ornaments on a Christmas tree.
The largest controlled study of psilocybin the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms has found the compound safe for human consumption, bringing researchers one step closer to developing a psilocybin-based treatment for depression.
While some substances like ketamine and LSD have been extensively studied, researchers are now looking at other overlooked psychedelics, including a South American substance called ayahuasca, a potent beverage historically linked to peoples and tribes of the Amazon rainforest.
Although it took almost two decades to manifest the fame [...]
The magic mushroom compound was just given “breakthrough” status for treating depression, again.