We all know that particular plants and mushrooms can affect the mind – how we perceive the world, how we feel and how we think. Some of these plants can induce stimulating effects, including: tobacco,… View Post

The human mind is geared towards compartmentalising the world. What this means is that the mind has an inbuilt tendency to divide the inner mental world and outer world into discrete sections or categories. The… View Post

Ayahuasca, the hallucinogenic brew, is a combination of two plants native to the Amazon rainforest: the Banisteriopsis caapi vine and the leaves of Psychotria viridis. The caapi vine contains MAOIs which allow the DMT in… View Post

There is huge progress going on in the field of psychedelic research. The first study with the psychedelic drug, LSD, has just taken place – after a 40-year halt in research opportunities. In 1968 LSD… View Post

The Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) came into force in 2002 and it is meant to allow the government to confiscate proceeds which are crime-related. Prior to the introduction of the 2002 Act, a prosecuting… View Post