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Magic Medicine : A Trip Through the Intoxicating History and Modern-Day Use of Psychedelic Plants and Substances

By: Johnson, Cody

1592337724 / 9781592337729
Hardback
615.7883
23/05/2018
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United States
145 x 195 mm 232 pages
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Cody Johnson beautifully balances historical knowledge with cutting-edge science to produce a thoroughly enjoyable and enlightening read which paints a holistic picture of the risks and benefits of psychedelic use in modern day medicine and culture. --Rick Doblin, Ph.D., Founder and Executive Director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS). The history of psychedelic plants and substances is full of colorful, fascinating facts and stories, and intriguing questions. Did U.S. Army Intelligence really use LSD as an enhanced military interrogation technique?

Why does Ayahuasca have such a long history of use in Peru?

Science is beginning to research what traditional cultures have told us for years: psychelics have transformative healing properties. Many psychedelic plants and substances have a long history of being incorporated into various healing traditions -- such as cannabis and opium in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

This Magic Medicine explores the fascinating history of psychedelic substances and provides a contemporary update about their growing inclusion modern medicine, science, and culture.

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VXHT Traditional medicine & herbal remedies

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