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Psilocybin is an ingredient in magic mushroom. Magic mushroom is one among over 100 types which have psilocin and psilocybin which causes euphoria, hallucinations and different trippy symptoms and they are psychoactive. The brain is thoroughly upended by this mushroom. Magic mushroom uses to treat PTSD is possible because the drug has altering effect on the mind which is good for treating PTSD. 

 Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition of mental health caused by experiencing life threatening issues or traumatic events like a accidents, natural disaster, sexual abuse, any type of violence, war or bombing. After this persons with PTSD are not able to do daily duties for a long time. They have unwanted memories, of terrific events; get nightmares, flashbacks, experience depression, anxiety and eroded relationships which affect the quality of their life. 

The following are uses of magic mushroom to treat PTSD: 

  1. Brain is hyper connected by mushroom 

Psilocybin organic mushrooms boosts connectivity of the brain. Psilocybin in magic mushroom stimulates nerve cell re-growth in the brain part responsible for memory and emotion. It helps in the repair and growth of brain cells responsible for memory and emotion. The substance provides experience that is mind altering which lead to satisfaction and uplifting the people lives.  

Psilocybin ingredient found in mushroom is super psychedelic capable of changing perception of time and space thus causing euphoria, mystical experiences and visual distortion. The psychoactive ingredient rewires the brain and active receptors on brain by adding neuro connectivity which help cure PTSD from psychological or physical events.  Feeling of connectedness and joy to others together with the world around is brought by these drugs.  

  1. Mushroom destroy fear 

Psilocybin help patients with PTSD overcome fear and stop traumatic cycle. It makes patient have positive mood which lead to feeling less afraid. The drug release neurotransmitters and hormones to the brain of trust feeling which help overcome fear. The substance allows people to examine traumatic events with well being and safety.  

The patient can confront the traumatic event without trigger which lead to less reactivity, less self blame, increased self empathy and compassion. 

  1. Mushroom bring relief 

Magic mushroom psilocybin brings quick relief to patient with distress. It helps improve life quality and people have energy to do external activities abandoned before and have improved relationships and performance. The drug is not addictive and has no major negative effects. It helps a person be open to new things and experiences that is a stable change.  

People become more appreciative and creative. Effects of mushroom psilocybin on emotions bring these changes. Some people who get psilocybin experience spiritual mystery. They feel sacredness and more unity. 


Magic mushrooms uses to treat PTSD is not legal in many countries and a controlled substance in others. It is still in the process of being legalized. Researchers are still experimenting on  mushroom to help in the approval process. There are over 144 types of mushroom with psychoactive component psilocybin useful for PTSD treatment.