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Over 30 participants proportion their services at the chemical, organic, cultural, mental, and experiential dimensions of psilocybin mushrooms

• Describes in vibrant aspect the consciousness-expanding reviews of psychoactive mushroom users

• presents firsthand money owed of the debatable Harvard Psilocybin undertaking, together with the harmony criminal and reliable Friday studies

Teonanácatl used to be the identify given to the visionary mushrooms utilized in historic Mesoamerican shamanic ceremonies, mushrooms that include psilocybin, the psychoactive agent pointed out through Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann, the discoverer of LSD. The rediscovery of those visionary mushrooms through the Mazatec healer Maria Sabina and mycologist R. Gordon Wasson ignited a world mushroom tradition that encouraged the awareness revolution of the 1960s.

This e-book describes in vibrant aspect the consciousness-expanding reviews of psychoactive mushroom users--from artists to psychologists--and the therapeutic visionary thought they obtained. It presents firsthand debts of reports played within the arguable Harvard Psilocybin undertaking, together with the harmony legal research and the nice Friday examine. It describes how using the psilocybe mushroom unfold from the mountains of Mexico into North the United States, Asia, and Europe by means of seekers of consciousness-expanding reports. It additionally information how psilocybin has been used because the Nineteen Sixties in psychotherapy, prisoner rehabilitation, the enhancement of creativity, and the induction of mystical reviews and is being studied as a therapy for obsessive compulsive affliction (OCD).

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