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How Long Do Shrooms Last? Effects and Duration Explained

Understanding the duration of psilocybin’s effects is essential for those considering the use of magic mushrooms. Commonly known as shrooms, these fungi are sought after for their psychedelic properties, attributed to the compound psilocybin. When ingested, psilocybin is converted into psilocin, the substance responsible for producing alterations in perception, mood, and thought. The experience, often

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How Long Do Shrooms Take to Kick In?

When exploring the effects of psychedelic mushrooms, commonly known as shrooms, one of the most frequently asked questions is how long it takes for them to take effect. Psilocybin, the primary psychoactive compound in these mushrooms, is responsible for their mind-altering impact. The onset time can be quite variable, but typically, users begin to feel

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Cannabinoids: Unlocking the Potential for Therapeutic Benefits

Cannabinoids are a group of compounds found in cannabis plants, which include marijuana and hemp. These chemical compounds interact with receptors in the human body, specifically the endocannabinoid system (ECS), to modulate various physiological processes. The two most well-known cannabinoids are delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is responsible for the psychoactive effects of cannabis, and cannabidiol (CBD),

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Cannabinoid Receptors: Unlocking Their Clinical Potential

Cannabinoid receptors are a vital component of the endocannabinoid system, which plays a significant role in regulating various physiological and cognitive processes in the body. These receptors are proteins found on the surface of cells and are activated by cannabinoids, both naturally occurring (endocannabinoids) and those found in the cannabis plant (phytocannabinoids). They are widely

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Shrooms Tea vs Eating: Comparison Guide for Experiences

Psilocybin mushrooms, commonly known as magic mushrooms or shrooms, have been used both recreationally and spiritually for their psychedelic effects. There are several ways to consume these fungi, with two popular methods being steeping them in hot water to create a tea, or simply eating them whole. Each method presents distinct experiences and considerations, which

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Shrooms Stems vs Caps: Exploring the Potency and Effects

Within the realm of psychedelics, particularly magic mushrooms, a common topic of discussion is the difference in effects and potency between the caps and stems. Psilocybin, the primary psychoactive component, varies within these parts, giving rise to extensive debate and investigation among users and researchers. Enthusiasts and scientists alike have attempted to characterize and understand

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Shrooms vs Edibles: Comparing Effects and Experiences

When discussing the effects and experiences of psychoactive substances, two options that commonly come up are magic mushrooms, often referred to as “shrooms,” and cannabis edibles. Both are known for their capacity to alter perception, mood, and thought, but they interact with the brain quite differently. Shrooms contain the compound psilocybin, which converts into psilocin

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CBD and Autism: Potential Benefits and Research Insights

Cannabidiol (CBD), a compound found in cannabis and hemp, has recently attracted attention for its potential therapeutic effects in a variety of medical conditions, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). ASD is a developmental disorder characterized by challenges with social interaction, communication, and repetitive behaviors. The growing interest in CBD as a treatment option for autism

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Is Vaping Bad for You? Health Impacts and Risks

Vaping has emerged as a popular alternative to smoking, with e-cigarettes and various vaping devices flooding the market. While originally marketed as a tool to aid in quitting smoking, the health implications of vaping have come under scrutiny. Research indicates that vaping is less harmful than traditional smoking because it does not involve combustion, which

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Trusted Canna Nurse: Bridging the Gap Between Healthcare and Cannabis

Article Published and Written by Luka Stankovic @ Mystic Mag Meet Megan Mbengue and Ariane Williams, dedicated hospice nurses who embarked on transformative journeys to bridge the gap between traditional medicine and the world of cannabis and psychedelics. Co-founders of Trusted Cana Nurse, their platform harmoniously integrates cannabis microdosing, psychedelic integration, and nurse-led care. Join Mystic

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How Often Can You Take Shrooms: A Guide to Safe Usage

Magic mushrooms, or “shrooms,” contain the psychoactive compound psilocybin, which induces profound changes in perception and consciousness. People often use them for both recreational and medicinal purposes, seeking a heightened sense of awareness and connection with their surroundings. However, understanding how often one can safely consume shrooms is crucial to avoid negative side effects and

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What is Microdosing: A Concise Guide to Small Doses

Microdosing is a growing trend that involves consuming minute amounts of psychedelic substances to experience subtle benefits without the intense effects commonly associated with a full dose. Often used by individuals seeking to enhance creativity, productivity, and overall well-being, microdosing has garnered significant attention in various communities, including entrepreneurs and professionals in high-stress industries such

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Do Shrooms Show Up in a Drug Test?

Psychedelic mushrooms, commonly known as “shrooms,” contain the psychoactive compound psilocybin, which can lead to altered perceptions, hallucinations, and a range of other effects. With the increasing popularity and decriminalization of shrooms in some regions, there is a growing concern about their potential impact on drug testing procedures. One might wonder if shrooms can be

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CBG vs CBD: Key Differences and Benefits

Cannabigerol (CBG) and cannabidiol (CBD) are two naturally occurring compounds found in the cannabis plant. While both cannabinoids share some similarities, they also have distinct properties and potential therapeutic benefits. As research into the cannabis plant and its various compounds continues to expand, understanding the key differences between CBG and CBD is crucial for consumers

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Psilocybin to Treat Addiction: Promising Breakthrough

Psilocybin, the active ingredient in psychedelic mushrooms, has been garnering attention in recent years for its potential to treat various forms of addiction. With promising results in limited early studies, researchers are exploring the use of this naturally occurring compound to address dependencies on alcohol, nicotine, and even harder drugs. Numerous institutions worldwide have conducted

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Microdosing THC: Guide to Benefits and Methods

Microdosing THC has gained popularity among cannabis enthusiasts for providing the medical benefits of the compound without its psychoactive side effects. This practice involves consuming small amounts of THC, typically between 1-5mg, in a manner that avoids the high associated with traditional cannabis consumption. The goal is to experience positive effects on mood, concentration, and

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Marijuana Addiction Treatment: Effects and Withdrawals

Marijuana addiction, also known as cannabis use disorder, is a condition marked by the problematic use of cannabis that results in significant distress or impairment. It occurs when an individual continues to use the substance despite facing negative consequences in their work, social, or personal lives. As the use and legalization of marijuana continue to

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THCA vs CBD: Understanding the Differences and Benefits

THCA vs CBD are two of the most important cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. While both are non-psychoactive compounds with potential therapeutic benefits, there are several key differences between the two that are important to consider when choosing a cannabinoid for your specific needs. THCA, or tetrahydrocannabinolic acid, is a precursor to THC, the

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Types of Psychoactive Drugs: A Comprehensive Overview

Psychoactive drugs are substances that affect the central nervous system, altering the way people feel, think, and behave. There are several types of psychoactive drugs, including depressants, stimulants, hallucinogens, opioids, cannabis, dissociative drugs, inhalants, and prescription medications. Each type of psychoactive drug has its unique effects and risks. Depressants are psychoactive drugs that slow down

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Can I Combine Cannabis and Psilocybin?

Cannabinoids and Psilocybin are two sides of the same coin. While cannabinoids come from the cannabis plant, Psilocybin is one of the most active compounds in psychedelic mushrooms. Scientists are presently considering a possible point of interaction between the two compounds and their possible use in medicine.  A 2022 research published in Drug Science shows

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What is Whole Plant CBD?

The CBD marketplace is full of buzzwords, like isolate, full spectrum, broad spectrum, and whole plant, but what do these all mean? These terms are used to describe the presence of certain compounds in cannabis and hemp products. CBD whole plant extracts maintain all the naturally-occurring compounds in the plant, and scientists believe it may

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What is Myrcene Terpene? Benefits and What It Does

Do you know that myrcene terpene is considered the mother of cannabis terpenes? Yes, it is one of the most abundant terpenes in the cannabis plant.  Most people who have consumed cannabis products have consumed the terpene myrcene without even realizing it. Even people who are aware of it often don’t realize what it is

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What is Limonene Terpene Effects and Benefits

Limonene terpene is a major type of terpene found in cannabis. Like other terpenes, it contributes a signature aroma when it is used and has a few specific effects. These make limonene terpene a popular choice when seeking out good terpenes.  So, what exactly is limonene terpene, and what does it do? This article will

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CBD for Kids: What Parents Need to Know

The demand for CBD products is high and growing every year. Many adults regularly treat a variety of issues with products that contain CBD. Because of this, many wonder if children can be treated with CBD in the same way.  Ultimately, this is a tricky question. It involves looking at the nature of CBD and

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Science of Cannabigerol (CBG)

All cannabinoids are not created equally; they differ in their ability to trigger the endocannabinoid system, thus, providing different effects on users. This is why cannabinoids like THC can produce psychotropic effects while CBD makes users energetic and motivated.  Although the cannabis industry has channeled most of its strength to CBD and THC, there are

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What is THCA? Difference Between THCA and THC Explained

Cannabis and cannabinoids continue to gain more attention, especially as a getaway remedy for chronic pain and other Endocannabinoid system (ECS)-related diseases. In 2019, 1 in 4 adults had tried some form of CBD or cannabis-based product. This number increased to 1 in 3 in 2022. The increased use of cannabis also triggered several cannabis

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How Does Psilocybin Work?

There has been a lot of talk about psilocybin and its benefits… But what is it? How does it work?  If you have been curious, this article is for you! Please note that this article is for educational purposes only, and all medical claims are from research and not the writer’s personal view.  Plants and

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What is Myrcene Terpene? Benefits and What It Does

Most people who have consumed cannabis products have consumed myrcene terpenes. However, most people who have done this don’t even realize it. Even people who are aware of it often don’t realize what it is or what it does.  So, what is myrcene terpene, and what does it do? This article will explore the answers

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