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Oakland, California, is the second US city after Denver, Colorado, to decriminalize psychedelic drugs like magic mushrooms and ayahuasca.
Archaeologists found a 1,000-year-old shaman’s pouch in the Andes. It contained multiple hallucinogenic drugs, including cocaine.
In a cave high in the Bolivian highlands, archaeologists found a 1,000-year-old shamanic pouch filled with cocaine and other hallucinogenic drugs.
A new study on rats found that small doses of the psychedelic drug DMT could potentially help with anxiety and depression.
Ayahuasca is a psychedelic compound like LSD that's been used for thousands of years and is now popular in Silicon Valley. Some use the substance in healing ceremonies as a way to help people get past ailments of the body and mind. Other ceremonies are meant to aid communication with spirits.
The psychedelic drug that’s incredibly popular in Silicon Valley mirrors a near-death experience, and researchers are figuring out how it works
Ayahuasca's psychoactive ingredient, DMT, has effects very similar to those people feel when they have a near-death experience. These effects may be linked to or responsible for some of the long-term psychological improvements in well-being that researchers have seen with psychedelic use.
Meditators and ayahuasca users experience decentering, "the ability to objectively observe one's thoughts and feelings without associating them with identity."
What makes LSD a psychedelic? How is it different from other drugs like cocaine or alcohol? What makes an acid "trip" distinct from a shrooms "trip"?
Study participants consistently ranked their trip as one of their most meaningful life experiences.
Entrepreneurs Awakening promises a shortcut to success through a psychedelic drug called ayahuasca.
It gave him hours of grand-mal seizures, but Tim Ferriss still says he uses ayahuasca regularly.