Psilocybin has been used for religious and medicinal purposes for centuries. Scientists first isolated it from a species of fungus known as Psilocybe Mexicana and synthesized it. In tobacco smokers, moderate (20 mg/70 kg) and high (30 mg/70 kg) doses of psilocybin can have remarkable effects on smoking cessation without causing side effects.
Psilocybin use is heavily linked to dysphoria. These effects usually appear after 20-30 minutes and peak after 60 minutes, lasting for 1-2 hours. You can find psilocybin products from various online stores. The penis envy mushrooms are among the popular species available on Origin Mushrooms online store. Do proper research before buying them.
Health Benefits & Effects of Psilocybin
1) Psilocybin Helps Treat Mood Swings
Recently, scientists evaluated psilocybin’s therapeutic potential for mood disorders. A moderate dose of psilocybin can significantly reduce depressive symptoms in men and women with major depression. In another study, it significantly improved mood and decreased anxiety in patients with advanced cancer. In healthy volunteers, psilocybin improved mood by reducing the reactivity of the amygdala, a region in the brain primarily involved in positive mood processing.
2) Psilocybin Improves Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Symptoms
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental illness that is characterized by repetitive obsessions and compulsions. A moderate dose of psilocybin in people with OCD helps relieve its symptoms. It also reduces symptoms related to OCD in mice.
3) Psilocybin Can Help Treat Substance Abuse Disorder
Psilocybin is a new therapeutic option for treating substance abuse disorder; Drug and Alcohol addiction. Recent research on smoking shows that the drug is effective against smoking. In tobacco smokers, this substance can have remarkable effects on smoking cessation with no side effects. Similarly, it can also be useful in treating alcohol addiction
Short Term Side Effects & Risks on the Body
One study has shown that intravenous injection of psilocybin extracts can cause a range of emergency medical conditions such as nausea, vomiting, severe myalgia (muscle pain), hyperpyrexia (a fever with a drastic increase in body temperature), hypoxemia (lack of oxygen in the blood), mydriasis (excessive and prolonged dilatation of the pupil of the eye) and mild methemoglobinemia (increased hemoglobin levels in the blood). In some cases, it can also lead to abnormal changes in blood pressure. Also, it is a Kidney Damage Pathogen.
Therefore, you should follow the necessary precautions before using psilocybin or any of these hallucinogenic substances like magic mushrooms. Consult your doctor or other medical experts to advise you on the way forward.