An alternative to addictive recreational drugs, psychedelic mushrooms seems to be the new thing women are turning to. Legal in Colorado and Oakland, California and soon Oregon, psychedelic mushrooms, also known as magic mushrooms, shrooms, golden tops, liberty caps, philosopher’s stones, liberties, amani, psilocybin mushrooms, booms, and mush, has been found to help treat anxiety and depression in cancer patients.
So, why are women turning into psychedelic mushrooms? The answer is quite simple if we closely observe it. Studies suggest that psychedelic mushrooms can improve mood; decrease anxiety; increase motivation; change personality, beliefs, and values; and, most importantly, decrease cravings without causing extreme side effects.
Psychedelic mushrooms are known for its peculiar qualities in dealing with mental health, psychedelic mushrooms help in the treatment of anxiety and depression and could help with addiction, they are also the safest recreational drug you can take. Users have been reported to experience “seeing sounds” and “hearing colors”, this is because psychedelic mushrooms is a hallucinogenic drug that makes users experience a sense of euphoria, connection to the Universe or the God of their understanding, and a distorted sense of time. Shamans’ believe that this distortion is the thinning of the vale of lower world, middle world and upper world so that you can experience this connection. Done correctly in a shamanic healing ceremony you can experience the geometric shapes of the air, the earth, and all the plants on the planet.
Women are turning into psychedelic mushrooms and are in favor of it, rather than other psychedelic drugs because it is cleaner, safer and more natural as compared to the others. In spite of it being illegal, in some states, it is sought after because it is safer than cocaine, and heroin none of which can change your life for the better
How Safe Are Psychedelic Mushrooms?
According to the annual Global Drug Survey, which polled close to 120,000 people in 50 countries about their drug and alcohol use? More than 12,000 people said they did shrooms in 2016 and just 0.2 percent of them said they needed emergency medical care afterward, a rate that was five to six times lower than LSD, cocaine, and Heroin, and alcohol, and three times lower than marijuana. In 2018, 1.2 million people tried psilocybin mushrooms in the United States alone.
Psychedelic mushrooms are known to cause nausea, yawning, feeling relaxed or drowsy, introspective experience, desolation of ego, spiritual enlightenment, That is why many women are turning to them instead of pharmaceutical medication with all the side effects. No one has ever died during a Shamanic Healing mushroom ceremony, or gone insane.
Are Psychedelic Mushrooms Natural and Cleaner?
Yes! Psychedelic mushrooms are either cultivated in the garden or picked from the wild open fields, there is nothing artificial or synthetic about it.
They contain psilocybin which is a naturally occurring psychoactive and hallucinogenic compound. It is one of the most famous psychedelics in the world, that has been used for about 10 thousand years and is now believed to have helped in creating the brains and cognitive function that we have today. The psilocybin found in shrooms is converted to psilocin in the body and is believed to influence serotonin levels in the brain, leading to altered and unusual perceptions. The effects take 30 to 90 minutes to begin and can last up to 6 hours—the same amount of time it takes for psilocin to be metabolized and excreted.
One single controlled dose of psychedelic mushrooms can have a snowball effect of a lifetime, because changes deeper for months and years to change the connections in the brain and reduces the tendency of loneliness and isolated which are major key factors in the case of depression and trauma.
Ayahuasca vs Mushrooms
Ayahuasca is a hallucinogenic beverage that is brewed from the macerated and boiled vines of the Banisteriopsis caapi (yage) plant and the Psychotria viridis (chacruna) leaf. Although Ayahuasca functions similar to psychedelic mushrooms, its effects cone from mixing DMT (dimethyltryptamine) and MAO inhibitor together. The experience from Ayahuasca can be extreme. Nausea and vomiting can last for hours- is it worth it-absolutely, however there is a mush easier experience with psychedelic mushroom. That is why many women choose psilocybin mushrooms over Ayahausca. The experience is gentler and just as transformational.