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Using Mushrooms for Cluster Headaches
Mushrooms (P. Semilanceata)
by Flash
Citation:   Flash. "Using Mushrooms for Cluster Headaches: An Experience with Mushrooms (P. Semilanceata) (exp4217)". Erowid.org. Dec 13, 2000. erowid.org/exp/4217

 
DOSE:
12 oral Mushrooms - P. semilanceata


(see also Mushrooms & Cluster Headaches)

First I eat a large meal, then I wait 2 hours, this prevents stomach upset and excess gas. Next I extract 12 mushrooms (the standard recreational dose is 48) [erowid note: this is done in the U.K. and these mushrooms are
psilocybe semilanceata] and add them to a saucepan along with 1 cup of boiling water. I boil the mushrooms for 5-10 minutes (the illegal part) then strain them out and bin them. Next I consume a large glass of whiskey. The whiskey both induces a headache, and eliminates any feelings of apprehension caused by ingesting the Psilocybin solution.

Finally I drink the solution slowly, over a 15 minute period, to prevent any disorientation. The mushrooms kick in when the headache is going full blast. There is a sudden feeling of 'ooh that's better' and then no more headache.

No more headaches for at least 12 months in my case. There are no psychosomatic side effects to speak of, apart from once when I had a giggle fit...

Exp Year: ExpID: 4217
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: Not Given 
Published: Dec 13, 2000Views: 22,758
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