Strassman, Rick. DMT: the spirit molecule: a doctor’s revolutionary research into the biology of near-death and mystical experiences / Rick Strassman. p. cm. Since , Dr. Strassman has been exploring models for the DMT effect focusing primarily on the Old Testament concept of prophecy. Prophecy is a spiritual. These studies investigated the effects of N,N-dimethyltryptamine, or DMT, an ” DMT: The Spirit Molecule” reviews what we know about psychedelic drugs in.

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We need to hold on tight, and we must be prepared, for spiritual realms include both heaven and hell, both fantasy and nightmare. The Spirit Molecule points the way beyond the present impasse of the reigning ‘drug abuse’ paradigm.

No, I wasn’t looking for a full description about what it’s like to take the drug; I realize that explaining the experience of seeing a color requires a poet and to simply have experienced it yourself.

You can choose to attend to this or not.

DMT: The Spirit Molecule – Rick Strassman MD

Sep 05, David Katzman rated it liked it. Strassman simply does not give enough to the scientists. Later, at birth, the pineal releases more DMT. All therapy reminds me of is how bad things were and are. Whatever it is, the presence of this enlivening force provides us the opportunity to interact with this time and place. To ask other readers questions about DMTplease sign up. The Spirit Molecule by Rick Strassman. I highly recommend this book if you’ve got an open mind; this book will blow your mind!

Spirrit was written to be as a approachable to a wider audience as possible and you don’t have to be a psychiatrist to completely understand it. I have often heard how great this book is from many online sources. He then established a successful exogenous melatonin infusion protocol that replicated endogenous melatonin levels in the bright-light conditions. A behind-the-scenes look at the cutting edge of psychedelic research.


The most interesting, and ridk unexpected, result of the study, a result which led far afield from the awarded grant proposals and governmental permits, was that a significant percentage of spirjt went to other worlds, worlds rlck of Terence McKenna’s stories and stage performances, worlds remiscent, to me, of personal experience and, in one case, to the “gnostic” texts of the first centuries of the last millenium.

Sadly, this may take many years, but time Amazing. He also began the first new US government approved and funded clinical research with psychedelic drugs in over twenty years. This was vitally shrassman in understanding how to control the bleeding process.

Safe, Therapeutic, and Sacred Journeys. DMT is not a generic recreational drug – it should be viewed as a tool, not a toy. So around that age I vowed to read-up on any drug I was about to introduce into my body. DMT, a plant-derived chemical that is strassjan manufactured by the human brain, consistently produced near-death and mystical experiences.

Again; for public audience, but nothing seems to be sacrificed in the pursuit of intelligibility. Strassman has been exploring models for the DMT effect focusing primarily on the Old Testament concept of prophecy.

His detailed account of those sessions is an inquiry into the nature of the human mind and the therapeutic potential of psychedelics. Months later, I listened to Joe Rogan delve into his trip on DMT, which was one of the most eye-opening listening experiences I have ever encountered. Nevertheless, a mind-expander surely, and a great read for anyone interested in strassmn of the universe. View all 5 comments. So what exactly is going on? Stress worsens hallucinations and delusions in psychotic patients.


It was at this point that I began to wonder if I strassmaj getting in over my head with this research. This book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the mind, philosophy, the nature of reality, and spirituality. Feb 19, Artiom Karsiuk rated it liked it. For most of us, this would make us feel as if we had died. There’s recently been a seismic shift in decriminalisation, but there’s work to be done.

Mar 03, Laura rated it it was amazing. In addition to the treatment of clinical disorders, psychedelics could be used to enhance characteristics of our normal state of being, such as creativity, problem-solving abilities, spirituality, and so on. Those who have undergone “alien abduction,” and their advocates, moleecule interpret as a challenge to the “reality” of their experiences my suggestion that DMT is intimately involved in those events.

May 28, Kenan rated it it was amazing. He became clinical associate professor of psychiatry in Rick Strassman conducted U. Open Preview See a Problem? One of these was a decade-long relationship with a Zen Buddhist training monastery.

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And in particular, what are the neuroscientific and physiological consequences of the drug? Similarly, DMT may exist in the body as some fluke that does not have a “purpose. Fascinated, because that was my first realization that if they could hook him, I can fall into the same trap just as easily if I don’t mind my Ps and Qs.