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    Origin of LSD and Psilocybin: Home Sweet Home Both these psychological drugs do not come in handy packages, all gift-wrapped and perfectly ready for the user to high on. Whether it is psilocybin being nicknamed “magic mushroom” or LSD in its natural pure state, it is not the organism itself, but a component that is found inside it and constantly produced as a “weapon” to fend off any predators, mainly herbivores and omnivores (obviously), those that do try to eat it. For psilocybin, they can be found in the genus Agaricales which include numerous species, listed in following along with the number of organisms per species: genera Psilocybe (117 species), Gymnopilus (13 species), Panaeolus (7 species), Copelandia (12 species), Hypholoma (6…

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    Psilocybin is a chemical compound found naturally occurring within psilocybin containing mushrooms, such as the psilocybe cubensis and psilocybe semilanceata fungi. This compound has been consumed for thousands of years and has had a major impact on numerous societies. The history of psilocybin use dates back to at most 11,000 years ago by North African indigenous cultures. There has also been evidence of mushroom use within Mayan and Aztec ruins. Modern western mushroom use began in the…

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    alkaloid psilocybin. The Rig Veda states, “Make these three places sprout, O Indra: my daddy’s head and field, and this part of me below the waist. That field of ours, and this my body, and my daddy’s head – make them all grow hair” after describing a girl, Apala, who attributed magical properties to the Soma because of its psychoactive affects. “There is now substantial evidence that the Eleusinian Mystery rites, performed annually near Athens for almost two thousand years, featured a…

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    Probably for your whole life you have been taught that drugs are awful for your health they can destroy your brain and your body, which is true for most drugs and even some prescription drugs. But what if i were to tell you that some of these so called dangerous drugs are not as dangerous as you have been told but they also can have psychological benefits. The main hallucinogens i will be talking about include Psilocybin mushrooms, LSD-25. Hallucinogenic drugs have psychological benefits in…

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    Psilocybin Research Paper

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    Psilocybin is a drug that has been there before the human race. It is a type of mushroom, produced by more than two hundred different species. In Central and South America, psilocybin mushroom was used commonly for the religious practice unit the arrival of the Spanish settlers. Psilocybin has so many different names. Some of its names are boomers, god’s flesh, magic mushroom, Mexican mushrooms, mushrooms, musk, sherms, shrooms, silly putty, and Simple Simon. The psilocybin mushrooms are…

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    To begin with, psilocybin is found in all species belonging to the genus Psilocybe (117 species), primarily found in these plant organisms. The name Psilocybe is derived from the Greek roots psilos (bare) and kube (head), translating into a New Latin term “psilocybe” (bare head), which can be explained by its very common and distinctive appearance (Azarius n.d.). If not, it will belong in the genera Gymnopilus (13 species), Panaeolus (7 species), Copelandia (12 species), Hypholoma (6 species),…

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    must learn that there is actually an organization called The Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) which is a “non-profit research and educational organization that develops medical, legal, and cultural contexts for people to benefit from the careful uses of psychedelics and marijuana.” This organization runs countless studies on how drugs from LSD to MDMA to Cannabis can help with mental illnesses and addictions. One of the most profound studies in my opinion is the…

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    one of these derivatives was diethylamide, made by the addition of the -N(C2H5)2 group, forming lysergic acid diethylamide or otherwise known as “LSD-” (May 1998). LSD does acquire a decent amount of history behind it, as well as the scientific development from just analyzing an unknown parasite that caused a great disease outbreak in Europe during the Middle Ages to the discovery of lysergic acid combined with a sample derivative to properly create LSD itself, but when does psilocybin get to…

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    Psilocybe mushrooms, the consumption of which produce psychotropic effects brought on by tryptamines like psilocybin, were the first hallucinogenic consumed by Timothy Leary and his friends at Harvard, and later became the subject of many psychological trials by him and his colleagues. Leary’s first explorations into the world of psychedelic drugs opened his mind to infinite possibilities and concepts, which would be put to use in his meeting of important minds throughout the 60’s and 70’s as…

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    history that goes back for almost 2000 years. “The peyote cactus” which was originally banned from the U.S government but was used by Native Americans in religions practices for a long time. Indians use the peyote for spiritual strength, the ceremony consisted of an all-night prayer lead by a “healer” and everyone circles around a fire and sings while consuming peyote. Throughout the ritual, the sickness is supposed to be revealed so they may diagnose themselves. Its sole purpose is to heal a…

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