The Medical Relevance of Psilocybin Spores

There is an ever-growing interest in the medical relevance of psilocybin mushrooms. Apparently, magic mushrooms have been used for a very long time, for thousands of years, in fact. At the same time, we can speak of more than two hundred species of magic mushrooms. Psilocin and psilocybin are the active ingredients to be found in magic mushrooms.

psilocybe cubensis spores

According to researchers and manufacturers of psilocybe cubensis spores, these mushrooms can have beneficial effects on our mental health, and can be used to alleviate symptoms of certain specific psychiatric conditions. There are a lot of studies nowadays who aim at establishing the exact effect of these natural remedies and the medical relevance of psilocybin spores. Psilocybe mushrooms can be found all over the world. Most mushrooms in this category are small and have brown caps.

There are certain scientific studies which attest the positive effects of psilocybin mushrooms on the human brain. Depression and chronic stress can decrease the number of nerve connections in the pre-frontal cortex. According to these studies, psilocybin can improve the plasticity of the brain, in case of adverse situations. In other words, your brain can benefit from synaptic rewiring.

Psilocin, or the psilocybin’s breakdown product binding to 5-HTA2 receptors, can also bind to some other serotonin receptors inside the brain.