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Psilocybin, micro dosing and plant medicine - The only way out is in.


I remember my first trip. We had been mushroom hunting all day, came back to the house and decided we would make a tea. I was used to mushroom hunting and had love for fungi, but at this point had never tried psilocybin. My friend and boyfriend at the time assured me all was good and talked me through the steps. We sat in a circle, poured some tea, turned on some music and a laid down.

I remember waiting, we would ask one another if we felt anything and then suddenly...incoming, it started. It was interesting, but the majority of the trip was holding others in the room. Geometrical shapes, talking mushrooms, a screaming friend, weeping with each other about how much love we have. Then it was over. I get this isn't perhaps selling it. But I think my first message in this would be, where you do it, who with and defiantly how much...matters a lot and this is where we get into "drugs".

The societal attachments and subconscious associations with have formed with the word drug take a lot of respect out of "drugs" that are actually medicinal. All pharmaceutical medications are drugs, drugs synthetized from plants many from the amazon. But if someone takes 3 prescriptions a day, we don't call them a druggy. However if someone smokes three spliffs a day, there a stoner and suddenly the negative connotation's start coming in that have been subconsciously fed to us over the years. This also feeds into our consumption of drugs of any form "recreational" means taken for enjoyment, but the reality is plant medicine is way deeper than that. Our relationship needs to be that of a conscious one, one of respect.

This negative narrative has enabled the state to kill thousands through the introduction of drugs like crack to the communities, whilst also creating hysteria around the "demonising" effects of "marijuana". All of course keeping pharma where it needs to be..."you cant trust those plants or that but you can trust us and this pill". Mother nature, however asks we stop fearing plants and we do our own research.


Current microdose research supports evidence that psilocybin can help treat PTSD symptoms. Research claims that sufferers who microdose can cope with their symptoms and easily manage their day to day. We’re here to explore how microdosing can have a positive impact with people who have PTSD.

Current PTSD Treatment

PTSD or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a mental health condition that develops after a person experienced a frightening, impactful event. Current treatments for PTSD are parallel to treating depression. Normally, treatments are a combo of specialized therapies and heavy meds like Zoloft, Prozac, Paxil, and Effexor. There are two downsides to this. Firstly, current antidepressants do not work with at least ⅓ of people who need them. And, the side effects of these medications may include: nausea, weight gain, fatigue, irritation, and increased anxiety.

A rising popularity of PTSD patients are microdosing psilocybin. Psilocybin is a psycho-active compound found in magic mushrooms and magic truffles and is actually one of the most non-toxic drugs in the world. Therefore, there are no side effects.

What should I expect from microdosing to help treat my PTSD?

A psilocybin microdose shouldn’t have a psychedelic change in moods, mindset, or nature. (Remember you’re not supposed to be tripping). The effects should be subtle but felt. That is why we recommend a dosage of 1 gram at first.

When you begin microdosing psilocybin, be mindful and process your experience in a journal. We think it’s important to journal, because it keeps you grounded in the process of healing. With the right patience and inner work, the changes are little to little. Just like any therapeutic work.

What should I feel from microdosing?

  • Increased energy

  • Increased Focused

  • Empathy

  • Self-Awareness

  • Insight

  • Creativity

  • Reduced depression and anxiety

  • Improved Mood

Once you ingest your microdose, it will take 1-2 hours until you notice the effects. The direct effects of psilocybin microdosing is 6-8 hours. Though, you will feel the “afterglow” for 24 hours. Compared to LSD microdosing, psilocybin effects are shorter duration. Which means it will not interfere with your sleep.

Psilocybin vs. Antidepressants

It has been reported that after several cycles of microdosing, people can eventually stay off antidepressants. However you may also find that there layers to unravelling your trauma that need for you to go back to another cycle. In the PTSD mushroom community people report up to 5 cycles, however this is for you to decide and manage and is very personal to your journey here on earth.

The difference between antidepressants and psilocybin boils down to how the brain responds. Psilocybin increases emotional connection, which is the opposite of what antidepressants do, the numb you. I personally as many others in the community found that years of therapy on anti depressants were wasted when they then came off them, because they had to feel things all over again. Mushrooms do the opposite,

increased emotional connection means the person is more insightful and emphatic. These qualities can help a person cope with their stress related traumas. Antidepressants only “mask” your emotions, which in the long run doesn’t help.


The Fadiman Method: You take your 1 gram microdose of fresh magic truffles every 3 days.

Taking 1 gram of magic truffles microdose every 3 days gives your brain the break it needs, and it’s a good tryout to see how your body is reacting to the microdose. Some people microdose every other day. While that is an option, it’s best to first space out the days for a few cycles.

Proceed with caution: everyone’s body is different! But it is definitely a good starting point to understand the experiences!

Make sure you microdose at the start of your day, preferably. This is to get the best results on your dosage day.

Microdosing Psilocybin to Treat PTSD, anxiet and even addiction may be the answer you’re looking for. With psilocybin included in your routine, you can positively cope overtime with your trauma and experiances. As suggested, make sure you discipline your choice to a more positive coping strategy. This means journaling your experiences, and including some kind of innerwork like psychotherapy, accompanied with a balance of spiritual work ( e.g. reiki, yoga, ta chi) as this plant medicine really does remind us who we truely are here on this plant. But most importantly, be patient...this is a process that not only connects you to your own personal deeper healing and inner child. It connects you back to earth and spirit, so the process can be and is literally mind altering...but in a good way in the long run. I promise.

Go easy, go steady, keep love, keep faith.

The universe is holding you. you just have to reach out

Better days are coming...the mushrooms told me


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