There is a lot of buzz being generated about psilocybin lately, rightfully so.
We created this page to help streamline some of the facts, inform and foster an educated community.
There is more and more information being updated and shared on a daily basis, these FAQs are here to offer an introduction to the world of psilocybin and microdosing.
Are Mushrooms Legal?
Short answer: it depends.
Certain states in the US have 'decriminalized' the use of psilocybin in favor of the advancement of research of psychedelics as treatment for varying conditions, mostly psychological.
Federally, as of 2022, the conversation is happening around the progression of research and technology associated with psychedelics, however, it is still not considered a legal substance by the government.
What is Microdosing?
Psychedelic microdosing is the practice of using sub-threshold (smaller and controlled) doses of serotonergic psychedelic drugs in an attempt to improve creativity, boost physical energy level, promote emotional balance, increase performance on problems-solving tasks and to treat anxiety, depression and addiction
Benefits of Microdosing
There are many highly researched benefits to microdosing. Improvements in anxiety, stress and depression have been among the most commonly reported.
Most generically it is known to improve mood and overall mental health.
Studies have shown improved function of neurotransmitters and restoring brain function.