In the United States, approximately 6.7% of the population suffers from depression. Whether the mental affliction is a result of disastrous life circumstances, PTSD, or unknown causes, the weight of the burden can be crushing.
While new findings suggest that depression can be combatted through a whole foods diet and balanced lifestyle, a recent study reveals that “magic” mushrooms may also be the answer.
According to a first of its kind study published in The Lancet, psilocybin mushrooms – fungi with hallucinogenic properties – were able to lift the severe depression of all twelve human volunteer participants. This is astounding, considering that the participants had been struggling through with the disease for an average of over seventeen years. The volunteers had…
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