Microdosing psychedelics may improve mood and productivity

Don’t try this at home, folks.

Microdosing DMT might reduce depression and anxiety

It might also cause some harmful side effects such as brain cell death (at least in rats).

LSD may cause mind-blowing trips by messing with the brain’s sensory filter

LSD = sensory overload.

Tripping your troubles away

Psychedelics could be our secret weapon against addiction and depression, among many others.

Shamanic drug ayahuasca rapidly improves severe depression symptoms, first randomised clinical trial finds

Amazonian shamans have been making the brew for ages. Now, science confirms for the first time its therapeutic potential against depression.

Book review: ‘Altered States: Buddhism and Psychedelic Spirituality in America’

Altered States is a great scholarly work that attempts to dissect American Buddhism and psychedelics.

Ayahuasca, the shamanic hallucinogen, could help treat anxiety

One new research on rats suggests that the magic brew could be very potent against anxiety if ingested over a prolonged time.

LSD and other psychedelics not linked with mental illnesses

Researchers  at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology’s (NTNU) Department of Neuroscience analyzed a massive survey of 130,000 randomly chosen people from the US to see whether there is any association  between psychedelic drug use and mental health problems – a claim that has had large circulation and is often cited, despite little research in this respect. Their findings suggest