Psilocybin research has grown in recent years, and there is rising evidence that it can be used therapeutically. A study from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine shows that psilocybin may help treat clinical depression.
Drug Class: Psilocybin is classified as a hallucinogen.
Common Side Effects: Magic mushrooms are known to cause nausea, yawning, feeling relaxed or drowsy, introspective experience, nervousness, paranoia, panic, hallucinations, and psychosis.
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