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7 Legal Herbs That Can Alter Your Consciousness and Super-Charge your Dreams

7 Legal Herbs That Can Alter Your Consciousness and Super-Charge your Dreams
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Hyoscyamus niger Hyoscyamus niger (commonly known as henbane),[1] also known as stinking nightshade or black henbane, is a plant of the family Solanaceae[1] that originated in Eurasia,[1] though it is now globally distributed. Toxicity and historical usage[edit] Recently evidence for its earlier use in the Scottish Neolithic has been debated.[6]). The name henbane dates at least to AD 1265.

Amazing 1930's Pharmacist Map of 'Herbal Cures' Released to Public Natural Cures Once Ruled the Land In the US Before Big Pharma Took Over Slate just reported on this amazing map of ‘Herbal Cures’ from 1932 of the medicinal plants in common use among pharmacists and the public back then. The map itself states under the heading ‘The Service of Pharmacy': “It is important that the public does not lose sight of the fact that the professions of Pharmacy, Medicine, and Dentistry, each give an essential service, which must not be impaired or destroyed by commercial trends. The public and the professions whill suffer equally if these services are allowed to deteriorate.

The Evolutionary & Ecological Importance Of Psychedelic Plants “…it is almost as if the vegetal world assigned certain plants to be the diplomats and teachers to our young confused species, to help put us on a different path than the one we have chosen, racing to ecological decimation and self-extinction. How else to explain the consistent messages received in mushroom, ayahuasca, iboga, and peyote visions of a world out of balance, of the need to take responsibility, of the vast empathic sentience of the Gaian Mind? …In the same way that we garden plants, teacher plants like ayahuasca seem to garden us when we digest them” [1] That our indigenous ancestors were more connected to the earth than we are is not up for debate. Also up for little debate is that the destruction of our environment is increasing at an alarming rate, threatening the premature extinction of our species, due to the modern way of life in which humans live more on nature than with it.

Natural homes built by inspirational people and their advice... Jon runs Pun Pun an organic farm, seed-saving operation, and sustainable living and learning centre. At Pun Pun they use ancient natural building techniques with readily available, local, natural materials with little embodied energy and salvaged materials to make homes, a practical and affordable alternative to resource intensive conventional building. Jon says, "I want to be equal to animals. The bird makes a nest in one or two days; the rat digs a hole in one night, but clever humans like us spend 30 years to have a house... that's wrong."

Hyoscyamus - Homeopathy Hyoscyamus niger Henbane (scientific name Hyoscyamus Niger) is also known as common, black and hairy henbane, stinking nightshade, stinking roger, cassilata and hog's-bean. Greek physician Dioscorides was the first individual to recommend the use of the henbane plant as a painkiller as well as a medication to induce sleep way back in the first century. Over the years, it was found that henbane is basically a toxic plant which his harmful for humans, but safe for consumption by pigs - hence, it is also known as hog's-bean. Later, homeopathy practitioners found that the plant possessed certain remedial properties and a medication prepared from it could be used effectively to treat emotional disorders - both mental as well as physical disorders.

10 Weeds That Heal: And They’re Right In Your Backyard (Before It's News) This might come as a surprise, but many of you just might have a medicine cabinet right in your own backyard and you aren’t even aware of it. Yes, that is correct. The Illegal Drug That Could Help Ease Anxiety About Death A new study looks at MDMA for treating anxiety related to life-threatening illness. Phil Wolfson is a psychotherapist who lost his 16-year-old son to leukemia more than three decades ago. He wrote the book Noe: A Father-Son Song of Life, Love, Illness and Deathabout the experience of watching his son navigate adolescence while succumbing to the terminal disease. His personal experiences, he says, place him in a strange position of “too much knowledge” when he works with patients who are dealing with devastating loss, as well as anxiety and PTSD symptoms that often come with life-threatening illness. “I work with lots of people, not only who may have lost children, but who are facing illness and or are involved with treatment that’s very difficult,” he said. “This has been part of my life’s work and certainly accelerated since my son got ill in 1984.

The Club Drug Emerging As a Popular Antidepressant Since it was introduced as an anesthetic in the 1970s, ketamine has occupied an uncertain pharmacological status. It’s been used as both a Vietnam-era battlefield painkiller and an illicit party drug, better known as Special K. But recent findings in studies around the world have some researchers wondering whether it might be the silver bullet for depression that Prozac and its sidekicks never turned out to be. By now, the limitations of the SSRIs are widely known. Five surprising herbs that can damage your liver AP file Green tea can cause liver damage in high amounts. Green tea might be might be tasty and refreshing, and it might seem like a natural way to ward off cancer, but in concentrated amounts it can also damage your liver. Comfrey is so dangerous that comfrey tea is no longer sold in the United States, and other herbs have also sent people to the hospital. New guidelines from the American College of Gastroenterology caution consumers about relying too much on “natural” or “herbal” products, especially in the mistaken belief that they might be safer than prescription drugs.

[Watch] 61-Year-Old Mother Tries Shrooms For The First Time, Allows Son To Film It The day after the experience, the mother of two felt like she had shed “a lot of lies about her life.” Did you know? While a large percent of first-world citizens are wary of hallucinogenic substances, John Hopkins University has been testing the effect of psilocybin in the context of a cognitive behavioral therapy treatment program.

Microdosing: A New, Low-Key Way to Use Psychedelics Photo Credit: agsandrew / At the fifth annual Horizons: Perspectives on Psychedelics conference in New York City in October 2011, pioneering psychedelic researcher Dr. James Fadiman solidified his reemergence as a leading researcher of and advocate for psychedelic substances. Fadiman had done groundbreaking research with LSD up until the very day it was federally banned in 1966, but after that, he retreated into a life of quiet conventionality—at least on the surface. While Fadiman disappeared himself from the public eye for decades, he never did give up him interest in and enthusiasm for psychedelics.

5 Of The Most Underrated Medicinal Plants There are thousands, if not millions, of plants which boast amazing medicinal uses for almost any ailment that you can think of. Before reaching out for that prescription drug or cream, do your body a favour and look into some of these amazing natural alternatives first! The best part about healing in this natural way is that many plants and herbs can be grown yourself, or can be purchased in a higher potency essential oil form. There is also a much lower risk for potential side effects, provided you are not allergic to the plant in question. Here are the top 5 most underrated medicinal plants!