The use of magic mushrooms varies between people based on differences in the mental state and personality of the user and the immediate environment. It has both positive and negative physical and psychological effects.
Where can I buy shrooms that are pre-portioned for microdosing? For medical use, psilocybin should only be administered in a clinic by trained and certified physicians. Abuse of magic mushrooms can lead to toxicity or death if a poisonous mushroom is consumed. Here are some of the uses of magic mushrooms:
Magic mushrooms are referred to as breakthrough therapy FDA approved. Break-through therapies are meant to provide an improvement over the currently available agent for most medical needs. A study done among 80 participants of age 21-65 showed that psilocybin could enable a long-term remission of symptoms of depression. Psilocybin works by causing profound alterations in consciousness.
A single dose of psilocybin can reverse the feeling of distress in patients that are being treated for cancer. Treatment of cancer has the habit of leaving patients with a psychiatric disorder, feeling that life has no meaning. Some cancer patients describe the effect of magic mushrooms as if the “cloud of doom has been lifted”.
Psilocybin interacts with serotonin receptors in the brain to produce several conscious altering effects. You might experience a mind expansiveness and have a feeling of being connected and alive, this boosts creativity. It opens people up to think about the universe from a different angle.
The psychedelic effect is capable of altering perceptions of time and space and causing visual distortion. For magic mushrooms to increase creativity, the number of intake matters. Some say a single dose is enough and can make them creative for 4-6 hours.
Treating Smoking and Other Addictions
In research, it was found that magic mushrooms reduced smoking for over more than 12 months. The compound psilocybin found in magic mushroom has the potential to treat other addictions including alcohol and cocaine.
It can shake someone from their routine and give them a view of the bigger picture. This way people can move out of the problems of addiction. Magic mushrooms have been shown to help in also treating nicotine addiction.
Increasing Openness and Shift in Personality
In life, we are likely to encounter things that may cause suffering which brings us down, for example being heartbroken, getting disappointed, losing that job, and other negative events associated with the aspects of life. People who have experienced a series of bad events in their lives can completely shut down to new experiences and opportunities.
Following a higher dose of psilocybin, it was found that it increased openness, which is associated with someone’s attitude towards new experiences. The openness was not only seen after one session but also remained higher than the baseline for nearly one year after the session.