Here’s rundown of the different psychedelics and why people are so excited about them.
The brain’s serotonin 5HT2a is activated by psychedelics. This receptor is also affected by antidepressants and atypical antipsychotics, but in different ways.
When you take a regular dose of psychedelics, it can cause hallucinations and altered states of consciousness. This contrasts with alcohol which can cause you to become drunk and have a different state of consciousness.
Common psychedelics include psilocybin,
.N, N dimethyltryptamine or DMT is short for N, N dimethyltryptamine. This compound is found in Ayahuasca. Ayahuasca can be found in Amazon forests. The online retailer is not the best.
Monoamine oxidase inhibitor qualities are found in one of the tea plants. MAOI’s, an older type of antidepressant that is very effective but has certain food interactions, are a class of antidepressants. You should make sure that you don’t take or ingest any other medications or foods that may interact with this tea.
A plant-based psychedelic, mescaline can also be found in the peyote and other cacti. These are all naturally occurring psychedelics. Lysergic acid derthylaminde, also known as LSD, is a synthesized drug.
Ketamine, a psychoactive drug, was initially approved for anesthesia. It is being used now to treat depression. Although Ketamine can cause altered states of consciousness and hallucinatory experiences (on average, it lasts a few hours), the effects are very short-lived. It is therefore not included in the classic psychedelics.
The compound MDMA Ectasy can be described as Ectasy. It was approved by the FDA for use in the treatment and prevention of PTSD.
Psilocybin is the most prominent drug on this list. It has been approved for clinical use. Current psilocybin, which is currently a Schedule 1 drug, is illegal to possess and use. It cannot be used for research purposes.
The United States has a schedule system that rates drugs according to their addiction and abuse potential. Schedule 2 is the next level. It includes opioid pain medication and stimulants for ADHD. These drugs are legal but strictly regulated by Drug Enforcement Agency.
There have been many studies on LSD and Ayahuasca for depression, anxiety, and alcohol abuse disorders.
Psilocybin is the most advanced.
There are currently 59 registered trials with the Food and Drug Administration. The trials can be viewed at clinicaltrials.gov. Search for psilocybin. Some trials are recruiting volunteers right now, while others will soon be.
As we begin to see the long-term psychological effects of COVID infection, and pandemic effects on COVID patients, I believe that this drug will be approved quickly and have a lasting impact. We are hopeful that we will see real changes.
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