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Psilocybin and Mental Health: A Glimpse into Psychedelic Therapeutics

Summary: Psychedelic drugs, notably psilocybin found in “magic mushrooms,” are under the spotlight for their potential to treat various mental health disorders. Recent studies reveal promising outcomes using psilocybin for major depressive disorder (MDD) and treatment-resistant depression (TRD). The therapeutic efficacy seems tied to intense emotional experiences and enhanced psychological flexibility that psilocybin induces. While …


“People Have To Be Careful” – Scientists Debunk Claims of a Psychedelic Cannabinoid

Despite increasing popularity and claims about its psychedelic effects similar to LSD or psilocybin mushrooms, THC-O-acetate, a cannabinoid derived from delta-8 THC, doesn’t induce significant psychedelic experiences, according to a recent study. The research warns of potential health concerns with THC-O-acetate due to its acetate composition, which when heated can produce toxic gas, and potential …