Which Psychedelic Mushroom Is the Strongest?

It seems like a simple question, but it's surprisingly thorny.

How To Make Lavender Oil at Home

Lavender essential oil is commonly used to promote relaxation, alleviate stress, and aid sleep.

4-AcO-DMT Is the Most Accessible (and Mysterious) Drug on the Market Right Now

Legions of brands are putting 4-AcO-DMT in products, but the drug’s widespread availability has some experts worried.

Does Internal Family Systems Therapy Implant the Belief of Demons and Entities into Clients?

IFS is a popular therapeutic approach among underground psychedelic guides, but do these practitioners lead people into believing in malevolent entities?

Growing Magic Truffles: A Beginner’s Guide 

Once you get your technique down, growing magic truffles is a set-and-forget affair that's much easier than growing Psilocybe cubensis.

The Best Books About Growing Psychedelic Mushrooms

These books have enabled readers to become amateur mycologists and grow their own shrooms at home.

A Mycologist’s Guide to the PF Tek Method

A step-by-step guide to the classic indoor mushroom cultivation technique, PF Tek, including the necessary materials and potential pitfalls.

The Teachings of the Chacruna Plant 

Divine union and the bridge to wholeness.

These Smokable Herbal Blends Offer a New Kind of (Legal) High

Move over cannabis. We cover the trendiest botanicals to inhale—but safety first, of course.

Meet Muscimol, the Compound Behind the Unique Amanita Mushroom Trip

An exploration of the world’s most misunderstood mushroom.

The Strength and Teachings of KambĂ´ Medicine

"The spirit of the kambô is strong because it heals many diseases, and that’s why we are preserving this knowledge.” —Panã Kamãnawa

An Herbalist’s Guide to Wild Lettuce (Bitter Lettuce)

From ancient virility herb to modern painkiller, meet the versatile medicinal plant growing right outside

We Found the Best Music for Mushroom Trips

Because nothing kills your trip quite like the wrong soundtrack.

A Forager’s Guide to Wild Lettuce

Nature makes powerful medicines. Here's how to find your own pain-killing herbs.

How To Make Blue Lotus Tincture

An herbalist walks you through how to make your own dreamy potion at home

There’s Now A Way To Stay In DMT Space Longer

“This is where ancient practices and modern technology come together.”

The Night MDMA Saved My Life

When our therapist suggested MDMA, I was taken aback: We were here to get divorced, not dance. But afterwards, nothing would ever be the same again.

This Flower Was Once Called the Scariest in the World—But Why? An Exploration of Sacred Datura.

Meet the plant that produces one of the most powerful and controversial botanical compounds.

Nexus Flipping: What Happens When You Combine MDMA and 2C-B

Harm reduction experts weigh in on what you need to know before you flip.

How Do We Make Sense of DMT Realms?

Many people who try DMT report encounters with otherworldly spirits—but what do they mean? A journalist explores.

Preparing For Death With the Guidance of Psychedelics

Psychedelics give us an opportunity to integrate meaningful rituals into our symbolic—and literal—relationships with death.

The Sexy Powers of Damiana—The Psychoactive Hiding in the Supplement Isle

Damiana is a popular smokable herb and supplement. So, is it really an aphrodisiac?

Pink Cocaine Isn’t What You Think It Is

This trendy club drug inspired a new music scene, but what the heck is in it?

The Quiet Wisdom of the Ayahuasca Plant

Banisteriopsis caapi isn’t psychedelic, but for many, it’s a vital plant medicine with plenty to teach

Nutmeg is an Underestimated Psychoactive. Here’s Why.

The subtle power of nutmeg is long overlooked. These recipes help you tune in.

2C-I Unveiled—From Research Chemical to Party Psychedelic

We cover the risks and research behind this mind-bending phenethylamine

WTF is a K-Hole?  

We asked experts about falling into the abyss—and how to get out again

How To Make the Very Best Blue Honey

A chef walks you through how to preserve your shrooms and give any recipe a magical kick.

This Legal Psychoactive Plant Enhances Dreaming—But Will We Protect It?

Calea zacatechichi (Mexican Dream Herb) can inspire vivid lucid dreams. But, some worry a changing environment and overharvesting may threaten plant traditions.

How I’ve Seen My Clients Heal By Combining Bodywork with Psychedelics

I do bodywork. Sometimes, it’s not enough when it comes to addressing a person’s pain.

How to Find Your Local Psychedelic Society—and Make the Most of It

Finding community can be hard, but psychedelic societies are gathering spaces for fellow explorers

Forget the Visuals—Psychedelic DiPT Makes You Trip On Sound

The results might not always be music to your ears

Not Just a Daydream—Can Mushroom Trips Impact Your Sleep?

We asked the experts what we know (and don’t) about shrooms and sleep

“Candy Flipping” Might Reduce Challenging Psychedelic Experiences

A study found that people who took MDMA alongside mushrooms or LSD had less negative effects

DoubleBlind’s Guide to Instagram Censorship on Psychedelics

Tips and tricks for avoiding censorship—and what to do if your account gets flagged

So. Your Cat Ate Magic Mushrooms.

We asked veterinarians what to do when your cat's trippin'

The Best (and Most) Psychedelic Podcasts

Trippy listening for in-between journeys

Kanna Isn’t Psychedelic—So Why Is It So Trippy?

Get out of your head and into your heart

How to Navigate Sex on Molly

We asked sex therapists about the good, the bad—and the cuddly

Natural Bath Salts? The Twisted History of the Plant That Produces Cathinone

The natural source of cathinone—better known as bath salts—is an East African plant. Its story is a perplexing one, entangled in the War on Drugs and the War on Terror.

Shadow Work for Beginners

Prompts and exercises for exploring your hidden side

DMT in Plants—Is It Really Everywhere?

We made a list of common and not-so-common psychedelic herbs

Why Connecting to the Earth May Be a Vital Part of Psychedelic Healing

Tripping is great and all, but don’t forget to put your feet in the soil

Purple Molly: Hype, Branding, or Fake?

More purple, more pizazz? Probably not

What to Eat With Shrooms

Shrooms are an acquired taste. Here's what to eat to keep your tummy and tastebuds happy

Trippy Patterns for Psychedelic Adventures

We found the best trippy patterns for journeying—and just because they're cool

Bad Trips Exist. Here’s How to Heal After Them.

In the psychedelic community, we often hear “bad trips don’t exist,” but that’s simply not true

How To Have Great Sex on Shrooms

Shroomy sex with your partner(s) can be meaningful and intimate—but don't skip conversations about comfort, boundaries, and consent

Some Acid Trips Seem to Last Forever—We Wanted to Know Why

"Is this trip ever going to end?!" Yes, we promise you, it does

The Ayahuasca Diet(a) Prepares You for Your Journey—But How?

The journey begins before the ceremony—with restrictions on what you eat, drink and do. We asked why

How Tripping with my Brother Helped Us Grieve Our Father’s Death

With our guards down, we found closure—together

Animals on Drugs—Humans Aren’t the Only Ones Who Seek Out Altered States

Some of our planet’s wildlife enjoy expanding their consciousness, too

How to Stop an Acid Trip

We'll be blunt: You can't fully "stop" an acid trip. But you may be able to charter a more compassionate course

The Best Cordyceps Supplements—Recommended By Herbalists

The mushroom is traditionally used for energy and stamina, but how do you find the right products?

From Psilocybin Nasal Sprays to Transdermal Ayahuasca, Inside the New Wave of Psychedelics

An ethical debate unfolds about the optimization of plant medicines by drug development companies

How Long Does DMT Last?

Some psychedelic journeys take hours. This one takes 15 minutes

1P-LSD: Is This Research Chemical Really a Legal Trip?

This novel psychedelic is viewed as an alternative to regular acid—but it's complicated.

Our Guide to the Best Lion’s Mane Supplements

Expert herbalists weigh in on their favorite brain-boosting products

A Beginner’s Guide to San Pedro

This trippy cactus might grow in your garden—but where does it actually come from?

How to Choose the Right Psychedelic For You

Ayahuasca, shrooms, and LSD, oh my!

How to Become a Psychedelic Integration Therapist

Helping people make sense of their psychedelic experiences is a privilege. We chatted with the experts about how to get involved amid a grey legal landscape.

Why More Moms are Doing Mushrooms—and Speaking Out About It

One trip at a time, these mothers are reclaiming their power

Here’s How to Find the Best Ketamine Therapy Clinics and Psychedelic Retreats

Navigating the world of psychedelic retreats can be challenging—how do you know you've found a good place? Here's where to look for help.

From Retreats to Clinics, Here are all the Ways to do Psychedelics Today

Wondering the best way to trip? From MDMA in the park to ketamine in the desert, these are your choices

Microdosing MDMA: The Good, Bad & Everything In Between

Researchers weigh on why microdosing MDMA may not have the results that you'd expect.

Blue Lotus Flower: Smoking, Tea & More

Meet the legal entheogen for stress and relaxation—and maybe a lucid dream or two

Do Shrooms Go Bad?

They're slimy. They're smelly. They're covered in fuzz. Here's how to stay away from bunk shrooms.

Where is Psychedelic-assisted Therapy Legal?

Psychedelics are being embraced in a growing number of places around the world. But where is psychedelic-assisted therapy actually accessible?

The Spirit of Mapacho: A Brief History of Sacred Tobacco

Meet the plant used along with Ayahuasca.

How to Talk to Loved Ones About Psychedelics

Do you think it's time for mom to trip? Here's how to start the conversation.

This Legal Microdose Holds Promise for Depression, Anxiety, and More

Indigenous communities have been taking kanna for healing and ceremonially for centuries, at all doses

The Heroic Dose: Navigating Powerful Mushroom Journeys

Heroic dosers claim to travel to different dimensions and explore new depths of their subconscious mind. We asked the experts for a roadmap through hyperspace.

What is Psychedelic Integration Therapy, Anyway?

Your trip might be over, but the journey is just beginning.

Where Are Magic Mushrooms Legal?

The legal status of psilocybin globally is in flux. Here's where you can journey without prosecution—sort of

15 Legal Ways to Trip Right Now

Finding psychedelics is always risky in an era of prohibition. Here's how you can journey without breaking the law.

PCP (aka Angel Dust) May Actually Have Therapeutic Potential

Mainstream media has portrayed PCP as a substance that makes people violent and erratic—but that’s not the whole story.

How Long Does Ketamine Stay In Your System?

It might be longer than you think.

This New, Legal Cannabis and Ketamine Therapy is Designed to Heal Trauma in the Bodyďżź

Mental health practitioners report breakthroughs with PSIP, a growing therapy which surpasses the conscious mind and helps people process traumatic memories.

What Do Shrooms Look Like?

If it's brown and blue, you've found a good clue.

Inside Paul Stamets’ Massive Microdosing Study

"We now know that psilocybin mushroom microdosing works. It is indisputable that there are benefits." —Stamets

Study to Analyze Ayahuasca for Refugee Trauma

The research is set for this summer, over four months, and will primarily enroll women.

How to Become a Psychedelic Therapist

Experts weigh in on what it takes and what to look for in a training program.

Magic Truffles vs. Mushrooms: What’s the Difference?

Blue-bruising fruiting bodies aren’t the only gifts of the Psilocybe—some of the best treasures are hidden underground.

The MDMA Comedown: Why Coming Down From Molly Feels So Bad

The real cause of the "Blue Monday" crash—according to a psychiatrist.

How to Come Out to Your Kids About Psychedelics

Simple tips for navigating tricky conversations in an era of prohibition.

How To Vet Your Psychedelic Guide

Get references, ask critical questions, and most importantly, follow your gut.

How to Start Microdosing Psychedelics

We asked the experts for tips on how to start microdosing—and what you really should know before you begin.

Can MDMA Increase Women’s Sexual Desire?

Mind Cure's Groundbreaking Initiative Addresses Female Sexual Dysfunction with MDMA

Microdosing Protocols: Microdosing Every Day vs. Every Other Day

Are there any risks to microdosing every day? We asked the experts all about microdosing protocols.

The LSD Comedown: Navigating the After Effects of Acid

The afterglow of a powerful LSD journey can set the stage for significant personal change—but how long does it last?

Doing Shrooms Alone: The Art of Tripping Solo

Doing shrooms alone can be an incredibly powerful experience—but navigating hyperspace isn't always easy.

5 Biggest Reasons People Have a “Bad Trip”

The late Anthony Bourdain says it best: “Do not ever take LSD with assholes.”

Can You Develop a Tolerance to Shrooms?

Tolerance to shrooms develops faster than you think—you might be disappointed if you trip too often.

How To Come Down From A High: Navigating the Downslope of a Trip

Psychoactive experiences can be mentally and physically taxing. Here's how to come down from a high—the comfortable way.

DMT vs. Mushrooms: Are We All Tripping On The Same Thing?

The molecules are similar. The trips are not.

What Do Shrooms Taste Like?

Save your taste buds. We'll tell you how to make shrooms delicious.

How Much Shrooms Should a Beginner Take?

Preparing for your first mushroom trip? We've got you.

Psychedelics and Breastfeeding: What We Know—and Don’t Know—About a Taboo Subject

Should a nursing parent abstain from psychedelics? Yes and no—here's what the science and indigenous wisdom tell about this practice.

The Stamets Stack: Can Microdosing Really Change Your Brain?

The Stamets Stack is a dosing protocol designed to enhance cognitive ability—but what do we really know about it?

Psilocybin Therapy and the Rise of Existential Medicine

Does psilocybin therapy mark the dawn of a new era in mental health? A psychedelic researcher talks the future of existential medicine.

Lucid Dreaming 101: What It Is and How to Go About It

Lucid dreaming is an ancient spiritual practice that comes with added health benefits. Here's how you can learn to lucid dream, and which herbs will help you get into the dreamstate.

Why Mindfulness Practitioners are Better Positioned to Trip on Psychedelics

But with all the gifts of a mindfulness practice, would meditators even feel as called to trip to begin with?

The Ayahuasca Experience: A Pilgrimage to the Spirit

The Ayahuasca experience transcends the chemical; it’s a pilgrimage into the realms of the self and the spirit.

Salvia Trip: The Basics

Experiencing a salvia trip is tricky. Here’s what to expect before, during, and after the process.

LSD Test Kit: Why Drug Checking is Essential for LSD

How to use an LSD test kit to protect yourself from adulterated drugs.

Is Ayahuasca Legal?

Ayahuasca legal status depends on where you are.

Salvia Flowers: Cultivation and Consumption

Salvia flowers are a naturally occurring, legal psychedelic. Here's what to know about these blooms.

Want to Measure the Magic in Your Mushrooms? You Can Now Test Psilocybin Potency at Home

The miraculix test kit shows the percentage of psilocybin in your mushrooms.

Can Ayahuasca Help Us Communicate with the Souls of the Dead?

How ayahuasca can be an important tool for the bereaved.

MDMA Test Kit: Why Drug Checking is Essential for Molly

How to use a molly test kit to protect yourself from adulterated drugs.

Can Breathwork Induce Psychedelic States?

How you can transform your consciousness and access healing through just breath.

How Long Does Ketamine Last?

The route of administration, among several other factors like age and tolerance, will affect ketamine’s duration, not to mention the afterglow effect.

Mushroom Dosage: What is the “Right” Amount of Shrooms?

Mushroom dosage can be tricky, especially when different varieties come with different potencies. Here’s what you should know.

Ketamine Infusion: How Ketamine Can Treat Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, and More

How ketamine infusion therapy works, what it feels like, and what it's used for.

Ketamine Dosage: How Much is OK and How Much is Too Much?

Ketamine dosage ranges depending on your consumption method. From intravenous to intramuscular to k-spray and more, here’s everything you should know.

The DMT Experience: How to Go About it, and What to Expect

You can smoke changa, drink ayahuasca, or free-base or vaporizer DMT to have a DMT experience. But what are the pros and cons of each?

Psilocybin for Depression: What You Should Know

Through the power of a mystical experience and new insights, psilocybin for depression may be a more efficient treatment than traditional pharmaceutical methods.

Keepers of the Matrix: A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Sacred Cacti

Mushrooms are en vogue, but what about the droves of psychedelic cacti?

The Best Coffee Alternatives: Best Caffeine Alternatives for Getting Energy and Staying Grounded

Tea or chai lattes aren’t the only coffee substitutes; try one of these coffee alternatives instead.

What is Salvia?

Salvia is sometimes compared to cannabis or DMT, but it is far different—here's everything you need to know.

MDMA: What is Molly?

Everything you need to know about molly or MDMA, everyone's favorite club drug that's fast becoming an FDA-approved trauma treatment medication.

Ketamine For Depression: The Highs and Lows

Everything you should know about using ketamine for depression, from administration methods to side effects.

Do Psychedelics Alter the Menstrual Cycle?

A number of anecdotal reports point to psychedelics' potential to trigger early menstruation and rebalance hormones.

The (Very) Best Movies to Watch on Shrooms

From awe-inspiring nature docs to trippy animations, here are the best movies to watch on shrooms.

Best Ayahuasca Retreats: How to Choose the Right Ayahuasca Retreat For You

There’s a number of criteria followed by the best ayahuasca retreats. Read our guide to properly vet where you go.

Ketamine Clinics and Therapists: What to Look for if You’re Seeking Ketamine Therapy, and How to Find The Best Ketamine Clinics Near You

Ketamine clinics are opening across the country—but they range in quality widely. Here’s what to look for.

Yes, Ketamine Addiction Is a Thing. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Ketamine has been growing in popularity in the clinic and on the dance floor—but ketamine addiction is a real risk

Microdosing LSA: People are Microdosing Acid’s Less Known, Legal Cousin

Microdosing LSA—like microdosing, in general—is growing in popularity, but we don’t know much about it.

Microdosing LSD: Could it Change Your Life For The Better?

Microdosing LSD has shown promise for everything from depression to insomnia. Here’s what you need to know to get started.

How Long Does It Take for Shrooms to Kick In?

Well, it depends on a lot of things—from your body to how you take them.

Microdosing for Chronic Pain: Does it Actually Help?

We need alternatives to over-the-counter painkillers. Could microdosing for chronic pain be the answer?

Where to Buy Kava

This Pacific root has been used as an age-old way to relax.

MDMA-Assisted Therapy is Less Effective if You Take Antidepressants

A new analysis of four MDMA studies found that a history of taking antidepressants can make the treatment less effective.

Microdosing Caffeine: What You Should Know

Psychedelics aren’t the only substances you can microdose—some people are choosing to microdose the world’s most popular drug.

Shrooming at the Symphony: How Does Music Affect the Psychedelic Experience?

A new study explores how different musical genres can impact psychedelic therapy.

Microdosing Workouts: Could They Change the Fitness Game?

Microdosing psychedelics as part of your workout regime isn’t all there is to “microdosing workouts.” You might even consider exercising for microdosable intervals, as well.

Should You Say “I Love You” While on MDMA?

MDMA is called the “love drug” for good reason, but are there dangers to expressing love while under the influence?

What It’s Like to Do Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy

Suzannah Weiss was hoping to use ketamine in order to reduce anxiety and symptoms of Lyme disease, including fatigue, irritability, and insomnia—here's how it went.

Here’s What Happens When Animals Eat LSD

A series of experiments show the effects of acid on dolphins, cats, and other species.

Can Orange Juice Really Improve a Psychedelic Trip?

The facts and fictions about this urban legend.

Does Ketamine Have a Dark Side?

The increasing use of ketamine for mental health should not let us forget that this combination clinical and party drug also has addictive potential.

Can Psychedelics Help Us Face Our Fear of Death?

There are no treatments available to help people cope with dying. Are psychedelics the answer?

Why Does the Brain Make Its Own DMT?

Scientists are grappling with the question of what biological role DMT plays in the human body.

MDA: Everything You Should Know About the “Sass Drug,” What is MDA, and MDA vs. MDMA

MDA is a cousin of MDMA and the sassafrass tree, but the "sass drug" engenders a different experience in its own right.

What Removing the “Hallucinations” from Psychedelics Means for Psychotherapy

A growing number of companies and researchers are attempting to make psychedelics that don’t cause hallucinations or visions. But will they work as well?

What is Ayahuasca? Benefits, Risks, Side Effects

Ayahuasca has increased in popularity around the globe—here's what you should know about this entheogenic plant medicine.

Can Psychedelics Treat Eating Disorders?

After an ayahuasca ceremony, one ED patient smashed her scale, beginning a journey of healing. Now a number of studies are showing proof that psychedelics could be more promising than traditional treatments.

Do Orgasms Cause the Release of DMT?

Yes, an orgasm is a psychedelic experience.

What Is Mescaline? A Guide to this Cactus-Derived Psychedelic

Aldous Huxley popularized mescaline in "The Doors of Perception," but no conversation today about this entheogen is complete without attention paid to indigenous sovereignty and conservation strategies around the mescaline-containing peyote succulent.

Could Giving Acid to Dolphins Help Us Talk to Aliens?

How dolphins on LSD shaped the search for extraterrestrial intelligence.

6 Herbs to Enhance Your Next Psychedelic Trip

These "herbal allies" can calm your nerves, induce euphoria, and complement your journey.

Is Salvia Legal?

Salvia Divinorum: legal hallucinogen or banned plant?

HPPD: Visual Flashbacks are Still Possible After a Trip is Over—But It’s Unlikely

Everything you should know about HPPD—Hallucinogen Persisting Perception Disorder.

Set and Setting: Here’s How to Prepare Your Mind & Space Before Using Psychedelics

Timothy Leary first introduced the concept of "set and setting" in 1964—now it's ubiquitous throughout the psychedelic world. Read on at DoubleBlind.

What is Kitty Flipping? The 101 on Mixing Ketamine and MDMA

How much you know about this popular combo says a lot about your familiarity with club drugs—and Jennifer Lopez movies.

GHB Drug: What It’s Like to Trip on GHB

Although GHB is known as the "date rape drug," it is getting big on the party scene.

Can Psychedelics Treat Physical Pain?

From ayahuasca to iboga, and even synthetic compounds, people are turning to psychedelics to treat pain, in addition to mental health.

LSD Tolerance Could Develop Faster than You Expect

Hypothetically, if you take acid multiple times a week, you could expect to develop an LSD tolerance. Here's why the potency decreases over repeated use.

Will MDMA Help You Have a Better Acid Trip?

Researchers are conducting a study on "candy flipping" — the practice of combining MDMA and LSD.

Machine Elves or “DMT Elves”: A Journey Into The DMT Spirit World

Many people report seeing "machine elves" or "DMT elves," but why do so many people see entities and why do different people have such similar experiences?

5-MeO-DMT: The Story Behind the “God Molecule”

This mystical molecule is considered to be a less visual, yet more intense cousin of DMT.

Where Do Magic Mushrooms Grow?

What do shrooms look like and where do they grow? Here are some tips for where to find shrooms while foraging.

This App Guides You Through Tripping

"Trip" helps users dive into their consciousness—whether with psychedelics or mindfulness techniques like meditation.

Kambo: Is Burning Frog Venom into Your Skin a Wonder Cleanse or Risky Procedure?

Getting poisoned with frog venom doesn't sound fun, but enthusiasts swear by it.

Changa: What is Changa? The Truth About Smokeable Ayahuasca

Changa is fairly new compared to the centuries-old ayahuasca tradition—but both are ways to consume DMT.

Sex on Acid, MDMA, Shrooms & More

Regardless of which psychedelic you take, sex on acid, shrooms and other psychedelics all benefit from one critical factor: set and setting.

How To Make LSD: The Process Explained

While LSD is derived from the ergot fungus, the acid we know and love is synthesized in a lab.

LSA Drug: The Trippy Story Behind the Compound in Morning Glory Plants

The seeds of morning glories and some other plants contain LSA, a cousin of LSD. Here's what to know about the effects of the LSA drug, proper dosage and more.

How Ibogaine Can Help with the Opioid Crisis

We're facing the most devastating overdose epidemic in American history. But can we overcome the "great disconnect" between science and stigma in order for ibogaine to help with the solution?

What is 2C-B? The Complete and Honest Explainer

This novel psychedelic was invented by Sasha Shulgin, the "godfather" of MDMA.

How Psychedelics Help with Gender Identity and Transition

A mushroom trip was the major tipping point leading Ivy to "meet" her true self, and deciding to come out to the world.

What You Should Know to Have a Safe Kambo Experience

Brandon Begley passed away from a water overdose following a kambo and ayahuasca ceremony. Here's how that could have been avoided.

The Complete Guide to 4-AcO-DMT: Synthetic Shrooms or in a Class of Its Own?

Call it 4-Acetoxy-DMT, 4-AcO, Psilacetin, O-Acetylpsilocin, or synthetic shrooms, here's everything you should know about this little-known psychedelic research chemical.

What is Kava? A Complete Guide

Side effects, preparation, origins, and everything you should know about the native South Pacific root beverage.

Types of Ketamine—Which One Works Best?

Janssen Pharmaceuticals has patented a filtered version of ketamine called Spravato. Here's the breakdown of all the types of ketamine that exist today, including the generic version that has been around since the Sixties.

Bicycle Day: Demons, Milk, and “Medicine for the Soul”

A brief history on Albert Hofmann's botched experiment with LSD that sparked a cultural phenomenon.

Why a Drug Testing Kit for MDMA or LSD Could Save Lives

Everything you should know about the best MDMA test kit and LSD test kit on the market.

Sex on MDMA: Does It Ruin Sober Sex?

You might reach euphoria through sex on MDMA, just remember to integrate the tools you learn in paradise.

5 Ways to Trip Without Psychedelics

Turns out, you don't need psychedelics to have a psychedelic experience.

Redesigning Psychedelic Mushrooms to Never Cause a “Bad Trip”

The key to "good trips only" may lie in aeruginascin, the CBD of psilocybin mushrooms.

Ketamine: The Psychedelic Painkiller that Could Halt the Opioid Crisis?

Mainstreaming ketamine as a pain management tool could help mainstream psychedelic medicine more broadly.

How to Trip in New York City

NYC can be exhilarating, overwhelming, and downright magical. Here's your guide to tripping in what's arguably America's most psychedelic city.

Ego Death: Everything You Should Know

Ego death can be among the most transcendent or terrifying events of a person's life. But what exactly is happening in the brain during this kind of psychedelic experience?

Can Ayahuasca Heal Grief?

According to a new study, the "ancestor vine" may help the bereaved cope with their loss.

DMT Pens: Is It Safe to Vape DMT?

Several cannabis vape pens have been linked to a new, life-threatening lung disease, but are DMT pens any better?

Using Psychedelics to Heal from Sexual Trauma

Psychedelics are promising tools to help survivors reprocess their experience and heal from PTSD.

I Love You—Let’s Trip Together

Psychedelics help couples work through issues of intimacy and communication

How to Trip Sit Someone on Psychedelics

If you want to know how to trip sit, learning how to "hold space" can determine the difference between a transformative trip and a challenging one.

Synthetic Psilocybin: What’s Lost Without The Mushroom?

For research in the United States, volunteers typically receive synthetic psilocybin. Does that matter?

Play Parties and Psychedelics: Magic or Mistake?

Sex on psychedelics can be mind-blowing, but integrating the combination into the play scene can be risky.

Why You Need to be Careful About the Ketamine Clinic You Choose

Ketamine could pave the way for legal psychedelics—if careless clinics don’t get in the way
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