Psychedelic Icon: Andrew Weil

Dr. Andrew Weil is a world-renowned pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, whose influence and ideas have significantly shaped the medical and wellness sphere. He is a vocal advocate for psychedelics and the ways in which they can be further researched and incorporated into medical practice. As more of his ideas are being lapped […]

Why Mushrooms Are Taking The Skincare World By Storm

Mushrooms have been knocking around this planet for far longer than we have — approximately 1.5 billion years, as a matter of fact! However, it is only relatively recently that we have really begun to unravel their mysteries, and explore the properties that can enrich our lives. From psychedelic mushrooms triggering a revolution in mental […]

Can Psilocybin Treat Chronic Pain in Veterans?

Almost 50% of veterans who experience combat return with chronic pain. By contrast, 26% of the general population suffers from chronic pain, making veterans nearly twice as likely to be afflicted. One survey found that around half of the veterans with chronic pain had suffered for at least a year. And of these, more than […]

5 Trippy Irish Myths to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

This Friday, the 17th of March, will be St. Patrick’s Day. The day when Irish folk, or even just those who fancy they look good in green, pour themselves a pint and get merry.  St Patrick’s Day is named after the patron saint of Ireland, and is celebrated every year on the 17th of March. […]

Comparing Magic Mushrooms and Ayahuasca: Similarities and Differences

Anyone who has dipped their toe into the world of natural psychedelics will likely have heard of psilocybin (from magic mushrooms and truffles) and ayahuasca. Both have hallucinogenic effects, both have been used by Indigenous cultures for centuries, and both have recently come to be beloved by celebrities, many of whom are outspoken on how […]

International Women’s Day: How Psychedelics Are Helping Women Reclaim Healing Practices

Across cultures, and since the beginning of time, women assumed the role of healers. From wise-women, medicine women, curanderas, to ‘witches’, it was customary for each community to have respected and relied upon female healers. However, the advent of modern medicine pushed much of this knowledge underground — sometimes violently. Similarly to the use of […]

Psychedelic Spotlight: 50th Anniversary of The Dark Side of the Moon

Despite becoming one of the biggest bands of all time, Pink Floyd will be forever intertwined with the psychedelic subculture. Formed in London in 1965, they became one of the defining sounds of 60s and 70s psychedelia. They are cited by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as  “…the architects of two major music […]