Mushrooms for Focus: Our Tips for Supporting Brain Health

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Mushrooms for Focus Our Tips for Supporting Brain Health

Mushroom’s are not only delicious edibles that are filled with many health benefits. But some of the mushrooms are extremely beneficial for improving your focus and concentration.

Many people do not know that mushrooms can contain high protein and replace animal protein in your diet. But it can also be very beneficial to boost your focus.  Not every mushroom has this ability; only some of the spices do contain such potency of increasing focus and concentration.

Mainly the Magic mushroom or psilocybin mushrooms are known to be the best brain boosters that can effectively increase your mind concentration and focus.  It’s psychoactive molecules can bring some psychological  benefits.

Here, we will try to figure out how magical these magic mushrooms are for boosting your concentration and focus. And  everything else you need to know about these magic mushrooms if anyhow you are planning to have them.

What are the Magic Mushrooms? 

Psilocybin Mushrooms or Magic Mushrooms are not a single species of mushroom. But it is an umbrella term that is used to refer to more than 200 species of fungi that contain psychoactive molecules.

These kinds of mushrooms can grow almost all over the world. Thus they are in use by the natives from ancient times for religious and cultural purposes. Nowadays they are widely accepted as a therapeutic and also in recreational use.

They can be eaten raw or dried even if you brew it in tea to get the benefits of it. It is also available in the capsulated forms in the market nowadays. Mushroom gummies are also a good option to try as they are tasty and healthy.

History of Magic Mushrooms

The use of magic mushrooms is not new to mankind. Probably from ancient times people from different countries have been using magic mushrooms in their everyday life. Cave paintings of Australia made back in 1000 BCE show evidence of magic mushrooms in use.

Also 4000 BCE old rock paintings of Spain show that this mushroom is known to the natives as well.

Another amazing fact about the history of magic mushrooms is the abundant evidence available that it had been in use by the people of Mesoamerican and Maya civilization.

Many natives of Mexico still today use this in religious ceremonies.  With Gordon Wasson’s publication  this mushroom came to Western knowledge. In 1950 he wrote about his experience with Maria Sabina, a Mazatec mushroom shaman. Thus bring this fungi to the light.

Along with LSD magic mushrooms also became a part of hippie culture. After the criminalization of these mushrooms  it’s use went underground but never stopped. But nowadays its use is common in almost every continent.

Magic mushrooms reducing depression and increases focus

A major issue with focus and concentration can be depression. Depression can lead to unpleasant thoughts, distraction, lack of interest in any work. These fungicides are extremely beneficial in reducing stress and anxiety. As well as depressive moods that affect our power of concentration.

Recently the FDA approved these mushrooms for healing depression. As far as most of the medication and therapy for depression are long term and generally take near six months time to show some effects on the patient. On the other hand magic mushrooms treatment can show effect from the first dose and lasts up to six months.

Though all these facts are from different studies still a lot of study needs to provide enough knowledge about its full potential in curing depression.

Magic mushrooms treatment for OCD and regain focus

Experts think magic mushrooms can affect the serotonin system thus can be useful in curing OCD. Lack of serotonin levels causes OCD. In a study a group of 15 people suffering from OCD were given magic mushroom treatment. And all nine of them showed positive response from it for 24 hours. But within six months they went back to their old OCD symptoms.

Thus it shows we have seen some positive instances in this study. But we need a lot more and thorough research to claim its potency in curing OCD.

Magic mushrooms for Creativity and focus

Another important aspect that needs attention or focus is doing anything creative. Creativity needs a lot of concentration and focus to produce any kind of result.

Magic mushrooms are popular for their recreational abilities that can bring many psychological benefits. And a small dose of it can give you a sense of calmness and increases the focus power. And its recreational abilities work effectively without creating any psychoactive effects. Many people felt enhanced in creativity after taking a microdose of Magic Mushroom Treatment.

Magic mushrooms treatment of cluster headaches for gaining focus

Magic mushrooms are also very beneficial for cluster headaches. Cluster headaches can be a very painful condition. Due to this people can suffer from a severe headache that can last for hours. And can repeat the pain daily for months. This condition hampers any work that needs focus.

Typical medications do not show any hopeful results. Though with the magic mushrooms treatment shows great efficiency on healing this issue from the first day. This also benefits sufferers from future attacks. Therefore, this treatment is popular among many people.


Focus is essential for doing something we love to anything we need to do. That is important for living a healthy life. Thus these magic mushroom treatments can become a blessing for mankind in today’s world.

Still a lot more research is needed to assure it’s full potential in improving focus. Thus always remember to take proper consultation before heading towards them.

About the Author

Jared Levenson is a former binge eating wrestler turned Zen Buddhist Monk, Internal Family Systems counselor and nutrition wellness coach. He's helped hundreds of people through universal meal principles and internal family systems to make peace with food, stop binge eating, and find true health and wholeness.


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