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The Right Dosage for Using Magic Truffles

As people explore the realms of consciousness and self-discovery, it becomes crucial to approach the use of magic truffles with respect, caution, and a well-informed understanding of dosage. This blog aims to shed light on the importance of finding the right dosage when using magic truffles for various purposes, including spiritual exploration, mental health, and personal growth.

In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the therapeutic and transformative potential of psychedelics, with magic truffles taking center stage. Psilocybin is a naturally occurring psychedelic compound found in certain species of truffles or mushrooms, most notably those belonging to the genus psilocybe. When ingested, psilocybin is converted into psilocin in the body, which interacts with serotonin receptors in the brain, leading to altered perceptions, heightened sensory experiences, and a range of psychological effects.

Why the right dosage is crucial for you

Dosage plays a pivotal role in determining the nature and intensity of the psychedelic experience. Too little may result in subtle effects, while too much can lead to overwhelming and potentially distressing experiences. Finding the right balance is key to reaping the benefits of psilocybin without jeopardizing mental well-being. If you join a retreat in the Nature Temple we always try to find the 'sweet spot' for every individual. For every type of retreat we have a certain maximum, but you are always welcome to take less of course. You decide how much you want to eat. In most ceremonies we have 2 seperate dosage-moments, at the beginning and about 1,5 hour later again. This gives you the possibility to eat more magic truffles.

Which factors influencing dosage?

  1. Body Weight Individuals with higher body weights may require a slightly higher dosage to experience the desired effects. However, caution is advised, as sensitivity to psilocybin can vary widely among individuals.

  2. Tolerance Regular use of psilocybin mushrooms can lead to tolerance, requiring higher doses to achieve the same effects. It is advisable to space out usage to prevent tolerance buildup.

  3. Mental State Someone's mental state plays a crucial role in determining the impact of psilocybin. Those dealing with mental health issues should approach psychedelics with caution and preferably trust our experience.

  4. Quality of the magic truffles It goes without saying that the quality has a great influence on the effect. In smartshops they sell vacuum packed magic truffles, usually not very fresh anymore. The older the truffles, the less effects. The effects go down fast within a few months after harvesting.

General guidelines for dosing psilocybin mushrooms

  • Microdosing involves taking a very small, sub-perceptual dose of psilocybin on a regular schedule. This practice is associated with enhanced creativity, improved mood, and increased focus without the intense psychedelic experience.

  • A threshold dose is the minimum amount of psilocybin required to produce mild perceptual changes. It is a good starting point for those new to psychedelics.

  • A moderate dose can induce more profound effects, including altered perception of time, enhanced introspection, and increased creativity. It is suitable for those seeking a balance between exploration and control.

  • A heroic dose is reserved for experienced users, a heroic dose can lead to intense and potentially transformative experiences. Caution is paramount, and having a trusted guide or sitter is advisable.

An example on how to dose magic truffles in a save way

In this example we use fresh magic truffles.

A person of 50 kg: mild trip 4.7 gr; medium trip 6.5 gr; full trip 11 gr.

A person of 60 kg: mild trip 5.6 gr; medium trip 7.8; full trip 13.2 gr

A person of 70 kg: mild trip 6.6 gr; medium trip 9.1 gr; full trip 15.4 gr

A person of 80 kg; mild trip 7.5 gr; medium trip 10.4 gr; full trip 17.6 gr

A person of 90 kg; mild trip 8.5 gr; medium trip 11.7 gr; full trip 19.8 gr

Expect the unexpected

Navigating the psychedelic realm with psilocybin mushrooms requires a nuanced understanding of dosage. Whether pursuing personal growth, therapeutic benefits, or spiritual exploration, individuals should approach these substances with respect, mindfulness, and a commitment to safety. we try to inform you as best we can in this blog, magic truffles can never be pin-pointed. This means you'll always have to be alert. Sometimes you are way more sensitive than other moments. Keep in mind that magic truffels are a product of nature, the psilocybin in each truffle can be different. Use this information as a guideline, but be aware it doesn't always goes the way you planned. Be prepared for such experiences as well. Always be aware of your own mental state, consult professionals when necessary, and remember that the psychedelic journey is deeply personal—finding the right dosage is an essential step toward a meaningful and transformative experience. Expect the unexpected.

Nature Temple retreats, Stichting Earth Awareness, the Netherlands



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