As science unravels ketamine’s mechanisms of action to better understand its efficacy as an antidepressant, its antibacterial activity has been probed at the same time. Current research has found a naturally-occurring, fungal origin for the drug, exhibiting antiparasitic properties.
As ketamine’s demonstrable therapeutic applications have become ever more popular, earlier research lauding its potential as an antimicrobial and antiparasitic agent has quietly reemerged.
Relatively unknown to Western medicine, Kambô is a frog skin secretion with potent, and potentially dangerous physiological and psychological effects.
Potential causes, risks, and ongoing research for Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder (HPPD).
Psychedelics may hold the key to a novel PTSD treatment.
More than half a century since its development, the head-twitch response assay still plays a prominent role in psychedelic research.
Experts say COMPASS’ analysis overlooked one of the crystal forms present in their sample.
The therapeutic uses of psychedelics were discovered over 6,000 years ago, but recent scientific exploration brings them to the mainstream.
Even at therapeutic doses, ibogaine may cause potentially life-threatening cardiac arrhythmia. Science is beginning to unravel the pharmacological factors that may underlie ibogaine-induced cardiotoxicity.
New perspectives on whether mystical experiences have a place in psychedelic science.