Activation of neuronal 5-HT1A receptors causes hyperpolarization and inhibition of cellular signaling.
Technically the answer is no, but subjective experiences may vary.
The 5-HT2A receptor is central to the effects of many psychedelics, but it may not be the only receptor involved.
It is a plant that contains over 40 alkaloid and non-alkaloid compounds, some of which have analgesic and psychoactive properties.
Ibogaine is a compound found in the leaves of an African shrub called Iboga, and studies indicate it may have anti-addictive properties.
Psychedelics disrupt the brain networks responsible for the feeling of selfhood.
Female hormones affect binding at the 5-HT2A receptor. Does this mean there is a uniquely female entourage effect with psychedelics?
As psychedelic research moves ahead, some have started to identify several topics of significant interest to women.
This is the first time psilocybin has been produced from a prokaryotic organism.
The evidence points to several possibilities. It could be psilocybin or a combination of factors.