Monthly Archives: July 2013

A new study by The University of South Florida has found that low doses of the active ingredient in magic mushrooms repairs brain damage caused by extreme trauma, offering renewed hope to millions of sufferers of PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder).

The study confirms previous research by Imperial College London, that psilocybin, a naturally occurring compound present in “shrooms”, stimulates new brain cell growth and erases frightening memories.

Jake Fewster

The main reason I support Reality Sandwich is because they are active in fighting against the demonization of psychoactive drugs and the physically disgusting drug war that has plagued our country since Nixon clawed his way into the White House.

The most recent piece by David Wilder explores a new wave of psychedelic research. Government agencies have fought vigorously to keep substances such as LSD, psilocybin and MDMA illegal for decades, despite scientific research that proves these substances have been helpful in treating post-traumatic stress disorder, cluster headaches and depression.

The Imperial College London and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine are currently conducting research on the effects of psychedelics on medical conditions.

According to the article, “There has been a positive reaction in the scientific community toward these substances, with more researchers seeking to use them in safe clinical settings to help patients.”

This piece promotes the widespread…

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