A 2016 study found that a single dose of shrooms can significantly reduce cancer patients‘ fear of death, and a new follow-up study has found that these benefits can last for years.

Nearly five years ago, a team of researchers conducted a landmark trial exploring whether psilocybin, the compound in magic mushrooms that makes us trip balls, could reduce anxiety in patients suffering from lethal forms of cancer. Since then, researchers‘ interest in exploring the therapeutic potential of Psilocybe cubensishas skyrocketed.

Quelle: A Single Dose of Psilocybin Mushrooms Can Reduce Anxiety for Nearly Five Years