Påmeldingsdato: 29. sep. 2022


Psilocin, likewise called 4-hydroxy-N, Psilocine, psilotsin, or n-dimethyltryptamine, hallucinogenic concept included in certain mushrooms, significantly both Mexican varieties Psilocybe mexicana and P. cubensis (previously Stropharia cubensis). Hallucinogenic mushrooms utilized in religious ceremonies by Indigenous peoples of Mexico were taken into consideration sacred as well as were called "god's flesh" by the Aztecs. In the 1950s the active principles psilocin as well as a closely related compound called psilocybin were isolated from the Mexican mushrooms. As a result of their subsequent entertainment abuse, psilocin and psilocybin and the mushrooms that contain them came under rigorous regulatory control.Psilocin and also psilocybin are not made use of in modern-day medicine, yet research suggests that they may have prospective applications in the treatment of anxiousness as well as in the enhancement of quality of life for terminally ill people. The substances have likewise been utilized in human subjects to much better comprehend the impacts of hallucinogens on the brain and also to explore numerous elements of psychosis, individuality, and consciousness.Chemically, psilocin is an indole hallucinogen. It acts by modifying the action of serotonin (an indole amine natural chemical) that takes place in brain tissue. psilocybe mexicana is among minority varieties of mushrooms with psilocybin, which also generates hallucinogenic truffles.The active principles of P. mexicana and P. cubensis consist of psilocybin and a closely associated substance known as psilocin. Because of their recreational misuse, both psilocybin and also psilocin, together with the mushrooms that contain them, are under regulative control.


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