Firstly, magic mushrooms have been used now for over 10,000 years by indigenous peoples worldwide. Safe and effective, microdosing psilocybin is exploding in popularity from silicon valley right down to your average Joe, more and more people are jumping on to the bandwagon and more and more uses are being discovered all the time for this mind-altering delight. Depression, anxiety, even smoking cessation. The sky seems to be the limit on how many conditions can be aided by regularly microdosing magic mushrooms. Let us examine the best ways to enjoy your trip and benefit the most from microdosing magic mushrooms.
Setting: Ensure you take your first trip in a safe, sane environment. Surround yourself with a cozy setting such as at home versus being in a large crowd for example. Trying mushrooms can be somewhat disorienting, and you may even experience mild hallucinations. Ensure you are surrounded by comforting and familiar things, to avoid having a bad trip. The lower the dosage of mushrooms you ingest, the less likely this is to happen. Microdosing can open your mind without altering it to the point of vivid hallucinations. That being said until you know for sure how you react to microdosing, better to follow this as a guideline.
Dosage: As a novice user of psilocybin, it is always best to start with a very low dose, and increase accordingly until you reach the desired effect. Many websites can guide you as to the correct starting dosage, this being said things like body weight and other medications and substances used such as pharmaceuticals or even cannabis can impact the intensity and effectiveness of a trip.
Treat Mushrooms as Medicine: Not unlike cannabis, more and more people are using mushrooms recreationally, however, it is best to remember that psilocybin can be seen as medicinal. Uses vary from treating various forms of depression even OCD to one becoming more creative and focused. The scientific community now has its eyes wide open when it comes to microdosing psilocybin, and is pushing for the drug to be reclassified.
Throw on a good movie or read a book: Mushrooms can heighten one’s senses, and nothing better than to catch a deep movie or immerse yourself in some fine literature. Mushrooms can open your eyes to so many things including your environment so go ahead, dim the lights and throw on a good flic.
Take Mushrooms on a near-empty stomach: This applies more when consuming a larger amount of the drug, as mushrooms can make one feel slightly queasy. That being said always aim not to take mushrooms for example after a full course meal. This gives the drug less resistance to activate and for the user to feel the full potency of the medicinal benefits.
Plan your trip: It is recommended that you plan your trip in your mind before taking mushrooms. This can help one focus their trip to attain the desired effect. Pick a peaceful relaxing setting and go over what you hope to achieve in your mind before ingesting your dose. This ensures you are in the right frame of mind when you do start tripping. If possible stick to one substance at a time, avoiding alcohol caffeine, and other stimulants as they may hamper your trip. Those who regularly use cannabis may decide to use psilocybin after smoking a joint, but it is not recommended for the novice user.
Know your source: Ensure you obtain your mushrooms from a reputable website rather than a dealer or a friend you may know, to ensure the dosage is accurate and the product is of the highest quality. Many websites currently offer capsules used to microdose psilocybin safely.
Stay off the road: Operating a motor vehicle while tripping on mushrooms is not only a bad idea, it is simply illegal. Until you know how microdosing affects you, do not even entertain the thought of a quick trip to the drive-thru or any other travel.
I hope this helps you with your decision to try microdosing. Use safely and responsibly and enjoy the trip!