Results hint at a possible mechanism for the persistent effect that psilocybin has on mindfulness.
Greater potency means doing more with less. But does norpsilocin even have a role in the psychedelic effect?
This is the second crystal structure of this compound, providing additional options for developing psychedelics into therapeutic drug formulations.
Baeocystin does not cause the head twitch in mice, but its metabolite norpsilocin is more potent than psilocin.
A study from McGill University shows that the power of the mind alone can produce a quasi-psychedelic experience.
Scientists Synthesize and Test the Magic Mushroom Compounds Baeocystin, Norbaeocystin, Norpsilocin, and Aeruginascin
This work is a giant step forward for psychedelic research.
Even slightly modifying the chemical structure of the compounds in kratom can significantly alter their effects.
After 4.5 years, 60-80% of the study participants with life-threatening cancer still experienced significantly decreased anxiety or antidepressant effects.
A research team including psychedelics expert Dr. Roland Griffiths recently published a study examining how context (the set and setting) impacts the effects of inhaling 5-MeO-DMT (5-methoxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine).1 Previous research strongly...
The authors argue that the serotonergic mediation of estrogen has important clinical implications and warrants further investigation.