After decades of branding as a taboo recreational drug, psilocybin, the key psychoactive compound in magic mushrooms is undergoing a renaissance in scientific research circles. From depression to anorexia and OCD, psilocybin has been labeled with a Breakthrough Therapy designation by the FDA. Here's a primer on the latest psychedelic psilocybin news.
For thousands of years humans have experimented in one way or another with hallucinogenic mushrooms. A short history of human psilocybin use from ancient shamanic practices to cutting-edge neuroscience.