Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Mushroom Medicine: The Healing Power of Psilocybin and Sacred Entheogen History by Brian Jackson is a unique book about the presence of Psilocybin in mushrooms and how by taking a large dose of Psilocybin his perspective on life changed forever. This book is mainly about the author's personal experience with Psilocybin and how, taken in the right doses, the encounter with magic mushrooms can be mystical and spiritual. The author's negative phase in his life, which prevented him from making positive decisions and appreciating the positive vibes around him, changes with the entry of psychedelic mushrooms into his life. It's a well written and informative memoir that takes readers into new areas to study new factors.
The author's words on Psilocybin open a new world to readers about mushrooms, which not only act as a medicine but can also be a spiritual guide. The author's words educate readers on an infinite amount of knowledge revolving around mushrooms. The book has a lot of information and is very educational and informative. It's an interesting book that deals with a topic that is not commonly discussed - Psilocybin and how it is helpful in curing anxiety, depression, and OCD quicker than other traditional methods. The author's personal story of getting out of his depressive phase and transforming his life into that of a positive one is indeed very inspirational.