Snuff is a powder made from the grinding and sifting of ancient Amazonian plants (medicinal and aromatic plants) and even minerals, whose main ingredient is tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum). The components of the mixture vary, depending on the country where it is made. Traditionally, snuff is used as a medicine in many indigenous tribes in South America, especially in Brazil or Colombia.
Truffles are popularly considered as the black diamond of haute cuisine, a luxury delicacy, accesible only to some. But leaving gastronomy aside, ¿what exactly do you know about “magic” truffles? Here’s everything.
Ben Sessa’s little book, The Psychedelic Renaissance, was published in 2012. The psychiatrist, who works with children and adolescents with severe mental disorders, talks about the increasing use of psychedelics and their implementation in such disparate areas as science, spirituality and creativity. According to Sessa, we were already experiencing a rebirth of psychedelics eight years ago, so imagine the situation now.
The first thing any customer should know is what kratom is exactly. Kratom or Mitragynia speciosa is a deciduous plant which belongs to the Rubiaceae family. Curiously, this family is exactly the same as the coffee plant.
25.000 people in Spain suffer from cluster headaches (Horton syndrome), from which almost 28% have it in form of chronic disease. Nevertheless, recent studies suggest that patients “are not treated in a suitable way” and point out to “the inadequate guide line of the preventative treatment”.
A few weeks ago, we published an article in Edabea regarding some studies on the use of psilocybin to ease anxiety and depression. So, recently, a lot has been said regarding virtues of this fusion of two plants called “ayahuasca”.
Kanna’s extract is the extract of the plant Sceletium tortuosum, a plant from the Aizoaceae family, that comes from the south of Africa. It became popular thanks to the use given by the (hotentotes) nomads. This African tribe used to chew leaves while walking and going hunting, to improve their mood, as an empathogens and a relaxant.
The potential of Psilocybe mushrooms for treating mental illnesses has been discussed for years, and in particular, deeply spoken of the benefits that this magic mushroom has when it comes to relieve anxiety and depression.