Understanding Psychedelics

Psychedelics are part of a class of psychotropics that are known to activate the serotonin receptors in our brain, which have a direct effect on mood, cognition, and perception.

Their use as a treatment for mental healing and to facilitate spiritual experiences dates back thousands of years in a variety of different cultures across the globe, but for the first time in history, the benefits of psychedelics, backed by recently gained scientific evidence, have shown promise as “breakthrough therapies” in treating a range of cognitive and physical conditions, which have been labeled as treatment-resistant to traditional medicines and therapies.

These new medical studies and the companies at the forefront of the industry's development are changing the way we think about mental health and human consciousness, creating a psychedelic renaissance for global wellness and unprecedented opportunities.

The following are some of the most common forms of psychedelics used within the last century and includes those that are being studied today as medical treatments for a range of intractable ailments: