Tagged: health

The Mirror of the Spirit – Ayahuasca documentary

  João Meirinhos’s documentary on contemporary ayahuasca-related shamanic practices and ‘spiritual tourism’ in Peru is a classic example of a tale that grew in the telling, starting as a component...

European Union Bans New Wave of Research Chemicals

European Union Bans New Wave of Research Chemicals

The European Commission has banned four noval psychoactive substances (NPS) usually referred to as research chemicals: Methoxetamine, AH 7921, 25I-NBOMe and MDPV. This decision has come after an investigation by...

Calming the Eternal Footman: Psilocybin and Cancer Psychopharmacology

The mystical experience that can be achieved via the ingestion of certain naturally occurring species of fungus is just the sort of thing that can shake a person out of a ‘deep funk’, either by allowing a fresh perspective to be ascertained, or by the ‘shock and awe’ effects of increased serotonin-like effects on the synapses.