In Northeast Poland, they're called Whisperers. Will their traditions become a lost art?
These intimate and eerie images bring light to a history too often ignored, and the people who remember
Despite a rich history of spiritual and plant medicine traditions in Asia, there’s been little consideration for Asians within the psychedelic movement
Amid the growing popularity of ibogaine for opioid use disorder, the iboga plant is being overharvested and sold illegally online
From ayahuasca retreats to integration circles, there’s a growing number of LGBTQIA+ psychedelic offerings—but cost and access remain barriers
He's welcomed dozens to his family's space, including many veterans, for free
Now, they’ve formed an association of their own
Indigenous communities are not a monolith—and trust takes time
Meet the plant used along with Ayahuasca.
A new psychedelic renaissance that remains grounded in colonial habits risks replicating historic and systemic harms and injustices
The sacred psychedelic cactus faces threats of habitat loss and over-harvesting. The Church wants more protections.
We know her as the woman who gave foreigners mushrooms, but that story is incomplete
From immersive music experiences to cultural competency trainings, Numinus is reimagining the future of psychedelic healthcare.
As a young queer Muslim using drugs, I struggled to reconcile all the parts of myself—until I realized where they unite and what they illuminate about our times.
Peyote conservation and decriminalization efforts have been a hot topic in the psychedelic space. Here’s why.
Modern ayahuasca ceremonies draw from the wisdom of Amazonian cultures, Shipibo culture in particular. So why isn't this common knowledge?
This cadre of BIPOC talent is made to highlight the full spectrum of expertise available for those who are truly committed to transformational change.
The Wixárika people of Mexico struggle to continue their sacred pilgrimage to gather peyote amid extractive forces.
Reciprocity with Indigenous stewards of plant medicine is one way to start.
How to heal our communities, work in reverence to these sacred medicines without perpetuating systemic harms, and leave more than what we came with for generations to come.
Ibogaine expert and advocate tells all—from ethical sourcing to safety guidelines, and how to vet a medicine provider.
Troubled by the common phenomenon of white people appropriating Indigenous traditions in the psychedelic space, this author rediscovered the folklore of her own ancestral lineage.
How the loneliness and grief of the COVID crisis add layers to the undertaking of 'self-care'
Mushrooms are en vogue, but what about the droves of psychedelic cacti?
A conversation on Blackness, what constitutes a trip guide, the meaning of Black History Month, and more.
Growing a batch of magic mushrooms for my own therapeutic and spiritual growth is the latest step in my long journey of mental health healing.
Psychedelics don't inherently make us more just—we must work at it, together.
Brazil's Congress is about to vote on a policy that would legalize mining and other industries in the rainforest, whilst denying indigenous people the right to object.
How witches from ancient Greece to Gaeilge used plant medicine for sorcery, prophecy, and divine connection.
With cacao ceremonies on the rise, who has the right to access this plant medicine, and what do we owe to the plant's cultural heritage?
The debate over synthetic and toad-derived 5-MeO-DMT.
A mushroom trip was the major tipping point leading Ivy to "meet" her true self, and deciding to come out to the world.
The principle of psychedelic intersectionality demands we use these medicines as a jumping off point to further justice within the psychedelic community, and beyond.
"If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor" — Desmond Tutu
A new group of researchers are righting historical wrongs by studying how psychedelics can help gender and sexual minorities.
At the Psychedelic Liberty Summit, many voiced concerns over land conservation, the peyote sacrament, and the role of native voices in legislative reform.
Navigating health insurance to find a therapist is hard enough. It's even harder when you're a black woman, seeking a black female therapist.
"Psychedelics allowed the veil to be lifted off my mind, the strings to be cut, and for me to be free" — NOVAGAWD DeGrate
Ten percent of Americans have tried a psychedelic—but are mainstream mental health professionals prepared to help them after their trip?
Badass women making waves in the psychedelic movement, from research to drug policy reform
The journey to authenticity means reconciling the various parts of who we are
The mental health field has historically neglected the LGBTQI+ community. Psychedelic research has been no exception—until now.
More than 80 percent of participants in psychedelic trials going back to 1993 have been white. Monnica Williams is working to change that.
Ayahuasca may be incredibly healing—but most people can't afford it.
Author Bett Williams' winding road to finding mushrooms—and herself.