Books

Psychedelic Saskatchewan: Kay Parley

Geneviève Paiement This is the simple, heartfelt dedication that greets readers of Kay Parley’s remarkable 2016 memoir Inside the Mental: Silence, Stigma, Psychiatry, and LSD. The dedication reflects […]

On Decolonizing and Psychedelics

Roger K. Green The politics of recognition in the United States remains part of a colonizing apparatus designed for the erasure Indigenous Peoples.  Advocating for the […]

Tracing the History of Marijuana in Mexico with Nidia Olvera Hernández

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Liana (n): a wandering vine that activates medicines

Reilly Capps Ayahuasca is a liana. From the forest floor, it winds its way up to the canopy. It is a medicine on its own, sometimes […]

20 Best Books About Peyote and Mescaline

Anya Ermakova, Ph.D. Writers, anthropologists, historians, archaeologists, biologists, medical doctors, and many other scholars have written multiple books about Lophophora williamsii, traditional cultures using this medicine, Western […]

Soma and the Sacred Feminine: Reflections from Ancient Indian Myth

Dr. Raj Balkaran Soma. Say it aloud: “SO-ma.” Slides off the tongue, doesn’t it? This delicious ancient Sanskrit word has long been associated with psychedelic culture. […]

Coming Together to Raise Awareness of Violence Against Asian Americans

Grace Cepe and Justin Ayala The mass shooting in Atlanta last Tuesday is a grim reminder of the systemic racism and misogyny that Asian Americans have […]

Fighting for the Legal Use of Ayahuasca as a Religious Sacrament with Martha Hartney

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Jane Osmond: The Wonder of Weyburn

Erika Dyck These are some of the ways that Fee (Euphemia) and Julian Osmond described their mother, Jane, wife of Humphry Osmond. Jane was a nurse […]

Capitalism Goes Rogue with Patent Claims on Psychedelics

Marcelo Leite After President Richard Nixon declared the War on Drugs in 1971, clinical research on psychedelics remained stifled for three decades, amounting to a sure […]

Betty Eisner: Heroine with a Hitch?

Tal Davidson Timothy Leary, Ram Dass. These two were as formative for me as they were for the worlds they were a part of; and yet, […]

Why Oneness is Not Incompatible with Identity Politics

Katherine A. Costello and Marca Cassity The last few years have seen a growing attention to how the psychedelic renaissance can better address the needs of […]

Decolonizing Psychedelics and Embodied Social Change with Camille Barton

Sean Lawlor When attempting to write about Camille Barton, it might be easier to begin by listing what they don’t do, as opposed to what they do. Camille’s involvement […]

Mulheres e Ciência Psicodélica

Flávia Zacouteguy Boos, MS. As relações que as mulheres estabeleceram com os psicodélicos ao longo da história é extremamente diversa, como seria de se esperar. Tais […]