Psychedelic Magic Mushroom, Depending on how familiar you are with today’s natural health trends — or how much you listen to Jefferson Airplane — you may have heard about magical mushrooms making a trendy comeback in popular culture. This class of mushrooms, though, is far from the only one that offers benefits for health.
Magic mushrooms are just one class of mushrooms with psychedelic properties, but that doesn’t mean that other mushrooms are not magical in their own way. Here, let’s take a look at both psychedelic and non-psychedelic mushrooms and their effects.
History of Magic Mushrooms
The use of magic mushrooms (Psilocybin) dates back to the ancient Aztecs over 6,000 years ago, but they were first brought into the public eye in Europe by Valentina Pavlovna Wasson and Robert Wasson. The couple was traveling to Mexico on a yearly research expedition to explore indigenous populations and discovered the mushroom being used in sacred rituals. It was scientist Albert Hoffman, though, who identified its particular psychoactive property: the presence of psilocybin.
What Are Magic Mushrooms?
Magic mushrooms will also cause visionary illusions, such as changes in light, shapes and sound.
Effects of Magic Mushrooms
Healthline reports that early studies have shown magic mushrooms with the potential to support short, as well as long-term relief from depression. One of the researchers behind the study explained it best:
Indeed, between increased clinical trials approved by the FDA as a breakthrough therapy and steps towards further decriminalization, perhaps magic mushrooms might be making their way to medicinal use. Today, though, let’s focus on the magic of mushrooms that’s a little bit different and full of unique benefits — and also completely legal. Psychedelic Magic Mushroom