Magic mushrooms, psilocybin, are consumed for their hallucinogenic property These mushrooms are famed for their psychedelic effect, people who ingest them imagine seeing, hearing or feeling things that are non-existent.
Aside from the magical prowess, there are potential health benefits derived from this natural wonder. Do not waste the powers of these fungi by ignoring it. It will be worth your while to take a closer look at some interesting facts that you may not know about these wonderful mushrooms.
About Magic Mushrooms
They are also called shrooms, mushies, blue meanies, golden tops, pizza toppings, liberty caps, buttons, and mushroom delight. There are over 50 species and look the same as the poisonous fungi, in case of doubt do not consume it.
It is sold as dried whole mushroom or powder. Whole mushrooms can be eaten raw, cooked and mixed with other ingredients to remove bitterness. Soak the shroom in hot water for tea or as fixing in fruit juices. The dry form is smoked, mixed with marijuana or tobacco.
Effects appear within 30 minutes when eaten, 10 minutes when mixed, and will last for 6 hours. There may be delayed headaches after consumption, it usually does not last longer than a day. Different strokes for different folks, the effect varies from one person to another depending on…
- Age, size, and health
- A regular user or not
- It was taken with other drugs simultaneously
- The quantity taken
- The potency depends on the species
Excessive use of magic mushrooms rarely results in a life-threatening situation.
A regular consumer who wants to quit is unlikely to experience difficulty in stopping the habit.
Beware of malefactors, psilocybin can be produced in illegal labs as powder, tablets, and capsules looking the same as the legit ones.
Benefits of Magic Mushroom
Marijuana gained credibility, legality, and acceptance for its medicinal and recreational values, magic mushrooms may not be far behind. Leading researchers reveal psychedelic properties that prove to be effective, some are:
People who suffer from depression and anxiety breaks out from their pattern and can see, feel and perform things in a new way. They feel more stable and restored after ingesting psilocybin. The effects are long-lasting if done with therapeutic assistance.
Intake of magic mushrooms can break bad habits like smoking and alcoholism. They understand what is important having an insight on what is healthy and what is not their choice is an option that will have an enduring effect.
Emotions and senses are enhanced, they felt more open, happy, and creative. Openness prods a person to embrace new challenges which cause a lasting personality change.
Cancer patients with severe anxiety realized that their insecurities were nothing to worry about which is part of the healing process.
Similar to low doses of marijuana it can lead to a feeling of relaxation. Magic mushroom affects the part of the brain that regulates abstract thinking which plays a key role in mood and perception.