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Microdosing them bloody drugs.

Postby Lance Kennedy » Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:30 am

Reference : New Scientist, 17 June 2017, page 22

It appears that both psilocybin (magic mushrooms) and LSD in small doses taken regularly may have benefits for some mental disorders. Note : not anxiety. I am talking about depression and PTSD.

The appropriate dose is about one tenth of that taken by recreational users, and taken 2 to 3 times a week. This is not proven. There is a problem with testing illegal drugs, and researchers have not fully nailed this down. Magic mushroom microdose is about 0.2 grams.

But the indications are that microdoses do not cause harm, and may be therapeutic in the right place. Indeed, there are reports that they enhance creativity in normal people.

Microdosers report feeling more determined, active and enthusiastic, but also more nervous and jittery.

Obviously more research is needed.

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Postby TJrandom » Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:40 am

Lance Kennedy wrote:Reference : New Scientist, 17 June 2017, page 22

It appears that both psilocybin (magic mushrooms) and LSD in small doses taken regularly may have benefits for some mental disorders. Note : not anxiety. I am talking about depression and PTSD.

The appropriate dose is about one tenth of that taken by recreational users, and taken 2 to 3 times a week. This is not proven. There is a problem with testing illegal drugs, and researchers have not fully nailed this down. Magic mushroom microdose is about 0.2 grams.

But the indications are that microdoses do not cause harm, and may be therapeutic in the right place. Indeed, there are reports that they enhance creativity in normal people.

Microdosers report feeling more determined, active and enthusiastic, but also more nervous and jittery.

Obviously more research is needed.


More determined, active, and enthusiastic in obtaining their next score, yet more nervous and jittery lest they be caught? :roll:

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Postby ElectricMonk » Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:02 pm

great, another believer in homeopathy ...
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I say taking a lot helps a lot !
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Postby scrmbldggs » Sat Jun 24, 2017 4:23 pm

Might not be exactly what zeuzzz was going for, but I do wish he'd seen the day...
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Postby Matthew Ellard » Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:16 pm

Lance Kennedy wrote:It appears that both psilocybin (magic mushrooms) and LSD in small doses taken regularly may have benefits for some mental disorders.
LSD has been used by some psychiatrists since the 60's. It also enhances or accentuates a patient's emotional reactions during "talk therapy" :D

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Postby Major Malfunction » Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:13 am

I suppose that psychedelic hallucinations are important to understand that your perceptions may not always be telling the exact truth.

Which I recommend exploring. But by golly. Don't go too far down that path. Just once or twice was enough for me. Then {!#%@} starts getting scary.

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Postby Lance Kennedy » Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:46 am

Sometimes a reduction in dose of a drug changes the nature of the experience, not just the intensity. There is now evidence that microdoses of LSD and psilocybin may be therapeutic. At least, for some conditions. So we do not have to assume the microdose experience is the same as the full recreational dose. For example, we do not have to assume hallucinations.

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Postby bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sun Jun 25, 2017 3:10 am

somewhat related....Pixie Idiot Jeff Sessions wants the Feds to crack down on Marijuana sales......including the medicinal strains that don't even get you high.

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Someone somewhere on teh interwebz (aptly) named him Darth Keebler. :lol:
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Postby Nikki Nyx » Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:27 am

Matthew Ellard wrote:
Lance Kennedy wrote:It appears that both psilocybin (magic mushrooms) and LSD in small doses taken regularly may have benefits for some mental disorders.
LSD has been used by some psychiatrists since the 60's. It also enhances or accentuates a patient's emotional reactions during "talk therapy" :D

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Postby Nikki Nyx » Sun Jun 25, 2017 5:28 am

scrmbldggs wrote:Someone somewhere on teh interwebz (aptly) named him Darth Keebler. :lol:

I think he looks like the Church Lady after a sex change.
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Postby Gord » Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:10 am

ElectricMonk wrote:great, another believer in homeopathy ...

I was gonna say that!!
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Postby Major Malfunction » Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:19 am

Since I'm Australian, I have a natural immunity to iocane powder.
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Faker....


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