A Compound In Psychedelic Mushrooms Could Treat Severe Depression
Some study participants were no longer depressed three months after taking two doses of the compound psilocybin.By Lauren Stephenson | May 17, 2016
There may be another reason to call psychedelic mushrooms "magic."
A study published Tuesday in the journal The Lancet Psychiatry says a compound found in some psychedelic mushrooms reduced symptoms of depression and anxiety.
Study participants had moderate to severe depression. All had previously tried medications to treat depression but with no success.