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To Fathom Hell or Soar Angelic by Ben Sessa - Artwork by Emma Watkinson

Psychedelic ‘Antibiotic’ Therapy for Mental-Micro-Organisms

Psychedelic ‘Antibiotic’ Therapy for Mental-Micro-Organisms By Dr Joseph Langley MD MeO MRCCAP Psychiatrist and Sensory-Normalisation Pineal Realignment Therapist, San Francisco, USA (This article first appeared in the Psychedelic Press journal) Introduction: Mental health clinicians of all persuasions broadly share the same goal: we want to see the development of viable...

PsypressUK 2015 Volume V

Psychedelic Press UK journal 2015 Volume V is out now!

It’s my pleasure to announce the release of Psychedelic Press UK Volume V which is now available from our online store here. In this, our 14th journal, there’s the great diversity of thought and approach to psychedelic writing that I have always delighted in being able to include within the...


Varieties of Archetypal Experience – Dr Tim Read

The Ecology, Cosmos and Consciousness salon presents: Varieties of Archetypal Experience Dr Tim Read Tuesday, 28th April, 2015 October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, London, WC1N 3AL Please RSVP on Facebook (afraid so) so that we can anticipate numbers – Please pay on the door. Entry £7 /£5 Concessions, Arrive...

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Rise of Cannabis in Modern Medicine

The rise of cannabis in modern medicine has been remarkable. Duncan Thomson investigates the many medicinal uses of cannabis that are have been uncovered in recent years, and the extent to which this much maligned plant has stood up to the medical plate.

Sharing the Wisdom of British and World Shamanism

Sharing the Wisdom of British and World Shamanism

Shamanic lands is a two day event exploring Shamanic consciousness happening on 6th & 7th of June at the Conway Hall, London. The Shamanic Lands is a two day interactive event uniting the ancient knowledge of the British Isles and Ireland with global shamanic wisdom. We are in a time...

Creating Romanticism

Creating Romanticism: Case Studies in the Literature, Science and Medicine of the 1790s by Sharon Ruston

Originally published in 2013 by Palgrave Macmillan, ‘Creating Romanticism: Case Studies in Literature, Science and Medicine’ is written by Sharon Ruston. Ruston is Chair in Nineteenth-Century Literature at the University of Salford, UK. She has previously published ‘Shelley and Vitality’ (2005) and ‘Romanticism: An Introduction’ (2007), as well as editing...

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Good Intentions and the Road to the Amazon

A group of academics and others have published a letter expressing severe criticism of the methods and aims of the Ethnobotanical Stewardship Council (ESC), an NGO which has assumed the mission of ensuring the safety and sustainability of ayahausca and other entheogens. The letter is reproduced below. The debate continues…...

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Let’s be Friends with Tobacco by Alex Robertson

The following article has been written by Alex Robertson   (@dcalexrobertson / http://www.doncharles.org ) For most people the concept of a shamanic healing retreat does not necessarily evoke images of its participants smoking big tobacco cigars throughout the course of the day. Yet, judging from my own experience at two...

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Yielding to the Mystery: An Ayahuasca Journey by Alison Terry

This article, by Alison Terry, was originally published in the Psychedelic Press UK journal (2013 Vol.2) Looking back on it, my friend (“Jim”) and I still can’t remember how we decided to go to Peru to experience Ayahuasca. Whose idea was it? And why did we go? I was certainly...

Gateways Of The Mind Will Take You on a Shamanic Journey this November

Gateways Of The Mind Will Take You on a Shamanic Journey this November

The final line up of speakers has now been announced for next month’s two day exploration into Shamanic Consciousness: Gateways of the Mind, November 8th and 9th at the Tabernacle, London.  Attendees will be taken on a voyage through the gateways of their mind and guided by the various teachers, musicians...

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