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Microdosing Psilocybin Mushrooms: A Complete Guide

4/2/2024 @ 4:15pm

Let’s dive into the fascinating world of psilocybin microdosing. In this comprehensive blog post, we’ll explore the benefits, protocols, and practical steps for a safe and effective microdosing experience.

1. What is Microdosing?

Microdosing involves taking sub-perceptual doses of psychedelics, such as psilocybin mushrooms or LSD. Unlike high-dose trips, microdosing aims to enhance cognition, creativity, and overall well-being without inducing hallucinations. Psilocybin microdosing is particularly popular due to its potential mental health benefits.

2. Choosing Your Protocol

There are several established microdosing protocols:

  1. Fadiman Protocol:

    • Developed by psychologist James Fadiman.
    • Take 10-20% of the recreational dose (e.g., 0.1g – 0.2g of psilocybin) once every three days.
    • Ideal for beginners.
  2. Paul Stamets Stack:

    • Combine microdosing with Lion’s Mane (a cognitive-enhancing mushroom).
    • Dosage: Psilocybin + Lion’s Mane extract powder.
    • Suitable for advanced microdosers.
  3. Two Days a Week Protocol:

    • Minimal routine: Microdose on two specific days each week.
  4. Every Other Day Protocol:

    • Steady, rhythmic pattern: Microdose every other day.
  5. Nightcap Protocol:

    • Evening-focused: Enhance restful nights.
  6. Intuitive Microdosing Protocol:

    • Listen to your body’s needs.

3. Dosage and Schedule

  • Start with 0.1g (100mg) of dried psilocybin mushrooms.
  • Gradually increase by 0.05g each microdosing day until you find your sweet spot.
  • Follow your chosen protocol’s schedule.

4. Enhancing Benefits

  • Consider combining microdosing with healthy lifestyle practices.
  • Explore dietary supplements that complement psilocybin’s effects.

6. Safety and Contraindications

  • Consult a medical professional before starting any regimen.
  • Be aware of individual variability and adjust accordingly.

Microdosing psilocybin mushrooms can be a transformative journey. Remember to approach it with curiosity, respect, and mindfulness. 🍄✨


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