Plant Medicines

Plant medicines are making a comeback and rightly so. Shunned and seen as “dangerous” in the early 70’s, they are now emerging as better medicines than big Pharma has ever concocted. Below are sites that better explain and explore this renaissance:

Entheogenic Research Integration and Education (ERIE) is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the sharing of entheogenic and transpersonal knowledge in a non-hierarchical, community based format, located in the San Francisco Bay Area. ERIE is not only a hub of integration information for entheogenic and transpersonal experiences, they also host peer integration circles to facilitate meaning-making and community building. They host monthly educational events including symposiums, forums, and conferences on varied topics surrounding entheogenic research and activism. is a community of independent consciousness journalism covering topics such as plant medicines like Ayahuasca, DMT, Iboga, Marijuana, MDMA, Psilocybin mushrooms, along with info about cancer treatments, nutrition and herbs, PTSD, anxiety, depression and more.

Reality Sandwich is a magazine of ideas for the transformational community which covers subjects like plant medicines, shamanism, non-local consciousness, visionary art, alternative economics, psychedelics, permaculture, transformational festivals, meditation, democratic engagement, near death experiences, and tantra, to name but a few.

The Shoomery helps spread accurate information about the king among plant medicines, magic mushrooms, so people can make informed decisions about what they put in their bodies. You can learn about the effects of shrooms and read trip reports, find out how to grow mushrooms and get mushroom recipes, browse through the gallery and hang out on our message board, or check out the site map for everything the Shroomery has to offer.

The is committed to supplying honest and unbiased information about all aspects of visionary plants, fungi, and chemicals; as well as providing a virtual meeting place for members of the online psychedelic and plant medicines community.

Erowid is a member-supported organization providing access to reliable, non-judgmental information about psychoactive plants and chemicals, how they are used as plant medicines and related issues. “We work with academic, medical, and experiential experts to develop and publish new resources, as well as to improve and increase access to already existing resources. We also strive to ensure that these resources are maintained and preserved as a historical record for the future.”

Cannabis and Spirituality is all about the support the vision of the renaissance of the sacred herb cannabis as a spiritual ally. The site also has some interesting post about Iboga and Ayahuasca.

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