Psychedelics have a long history in popular culture. Typically viewed as counter-culture, primarily due to their Schedule-1 classification in the US and a Class-A classification in the UK, psychedelics are not entirely legal as any savvy reader could tell you. With that said, we have certainly witnessed waves of psychedelic renaissances over the years. Yet, it would appear that the last 5 years have been different.
As Ed Prideaux details in “The worldview-changing drugs poised to go mainstream,” the difference we’re experiencing today is the psychiatric acceptance of psychedelics like ibogaine to treat a range of conditions: childhood autism, depression, criminal recidivism, schizophrenia, and alcoholism. A mind-boggling 6,000 studies covering 40,000 plus patients have been completed and the data could not be clearer.
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