Episode 96: A Fun Chat About Psychedelics & Ghost Pipe Medicine with Andi Grace Rose

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This is the second part of a two-part conversation about plants and mushrooms for mental health with herbalist and forager Andi Grace Rose. In this episode, we…

  • share Andi’s long-standing relationship with psychedelics, which she was introduced to in the music festival scene
  • discuss both micro-dosing and macro-dosing
  • suggest some resources people can look into if they want to know more about psychedelic medicine, its uses, its history, and contraindications
  • discuss the lack of information about psychedelics in the Western pharmacopia
  • talk about what an interesting time it is to be alive for the resurgence and potential legalization of psychedelic drugs
  • discuss the Spirit Bear microdosing tincture Andi makes with psilocybin and lion’s mane mushrooms
  • share the benefits Andi has experienced with microdosing, including microdosing during pregnancy and breastfeeding — something there is NO information on
  • talk about microdosing’s effects on the emotions and increased emotional sensitivity that can cause anxiety when microdosing
  • share Lindsey’s recent experience with psychedelic support in feeling and processing the grief of her son moving out and transitioning out of the active mothering phase of her life
  • talk about one of Lindsey’s recent “bad trips”
  • discuss the phenomenon of how psychedelic trips change how we approach life and stress without our actual circumstances changing at all
  • briefly discuss the implications of taking psychedelics out of indigenous ceremonial use and into the mainstream
  • talk about psychedelic’s ability to help people lay down addictions to smoking and alcohol
  • discuss our differences in how we have used psychedelics
  • dive into our thoughts on seasonal affective “disorder” and capitalism
  • share Andi’s experiences in working harm reduction and trip-sitting for people
  • talk about a favorite ephemeral plant medicine: ghost pipe


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How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence by Michael Pollan

How to Change Your Mind documentary series on Netflix

Fantastic Fungi documentary on Netflix

Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World: An Identification Guide by Paul Stamets