What Happens to Your Brain on Psilocybin?

What Happens to Your Brain on Psilocybin?

You may have heard about the mental health benefits of psilocybin, but have you ever wondered how this substance actually affects the brain? The neuroscience and pharmacokinetics behind psilocybin and other psychedelics can get very complicated, but we’ve made it easy...
Colorado Legalized Psilocybin Mushrooms: Now What?

Colorado Legalized Psilocybin Mushrooms: Now What?

Last week, Colorado passed a proposition that legalizes psilocybin mushrooms and the natural compounds they produce, called psilocybin and psilocin. This makes Colorado the 2nd state to legalize psychedelic therapy. The new law will allow for the use of psilocybin at...
Psilocybin and Cancer Treatment

Psilocybin and Cancer Treatment

A growing topic in cancer treatment is the potential benefits of psilocybin. Cancer is a devastating disease that touches almost everyone in some way. In the United States, cancer is the second leading cause of death, accounting for nearly 1 in 4 deaths. According to...
Psilocybin Wellness Retreats for Emotional Healing

Psilocybin Wellness Retreats for Emotional Healing

October is National Emotional Wellness Month, making it the perfect time to talk about an exciting and rapidly growing trend in the world of psychotherapy: psilocybin wellness retreats.  Psilocybin, the main active ingredient in what some people call magic mushrooms,...
Psychedelics and Depression

Psychedelics and Depression

According to the World Health Organization, depressive disorders affect more than 280 million people around the world. Globally, that’s 5% of adults who are suffering from depression. “Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide and is a major contributor to...