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Meet [a] woman… psychedelic… scientists

…an increasingly crowded field of commercial players attempting to monetize… in the pharmaceutical space.  Includes… extracting psilocybin from mushrooms… synthesizing it in a lab… extracting psilocybin from a mushroom rather than synthesizing it in a lab… [etc.] Original Article (Futurism):Meet the woman who wants to sell psychedelic drugs to scientistsArtwork Fair Use: Joe-Schraube

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…development in scalable [synthetic] psilocybin synthesis

…technique in kilogram-scale synthesis of pharmaceutical grade psilocybin in [an] open-access journal… Making this discovery publicly available is the result of… Open Science [and Praxis] commitment to advance scientific knowledge in the field. The 1.2 kilograms of psilocybin per batch that this process delivers can be used to provide nearly fifty thousand 25-milligram doses of…

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Home-brew… soon anyone will be able to make their own

In theory, home-brew [molecules] could deprive traffickers in countries such as Afghanistan and Colombia of their main source of revenue – money that fuels corruption and other criminal activities, destabilises governments and even funds terrorism. …high-yielding strain… in theory anyone who got hold of it could make… [health oriented, botanically-inspired molecules] in their kitchen using…

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…psilocybin on dissolvable sublingual strips to help treat depression

Like pharmaceutical cannabinoids, it is produced in labs using different types of viruses and fungi such as yeast… conducting trials with dissolvable films remarkably similar to minty breath strips. …directly into the bloodstream when placed under the tongue, as opposed to the long path through the gastrointestinal system and the liver when a pill is…

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…opposition to natural psychedelics & [entheogens/ethnobotanicals]?

A note about psychedelics and hallucinogens – These terms are often used interchangeably, which can be misleading. Many psychedelics [entheogens and ethnobotanicals] do not cause hallucinations at low doses. Therefore, using the blanket term hallucinogen to describe the effects of all doses of psilocybin [and psilocybin-containing mushrooms/psilocybe mushrooms], for example, is incorrect… Original Article (Psychedelic…

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Can kratom really help boost your immune system?

As long as the user is careful and maintains small and infrequent doses, [possible deleterious] side-effects should be minor and should subdue on their own… you would want to steer clear of kratom for a while [if not indefinitely] if the symptoms get worse. Upon careful research, scientists [claim they] have found or at least…

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Psychedelics [& entheogens/ethnobotanicals] may relieve chronic pain via changes in brain neuroplasticity

…studies have shown that over time, acute pain transforms into chronic pain via neuroplasticity. 5-HT2A receptor activation by psychedelics may lead to rewiring in the brain + reduced inflammation = reduced nociception (the perception of a painful or injurious stimulus). Original Article (Psychedelic Science):Psychedelics may relieve chronic pain via changes in brain neuroplasticityArtwork Fair Use: Borsook…

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