Boomers, shrooms, magic, psychedelic or hallucinogenic mushrooms are a fungi containing a potent substance with the capacity of causing the drug user to have bouts of hallucinations. The chief potent substance, psilocybin, is reported to be one of the most mentally disturbing psychedelic available. With unpredictable psychedelic properties, traumatic experiences including suicides have been reported among users under its influence. Therefore, one must learn how to take the magic mushrooms safely.
Below are some of the sequential safety factors that help reduce the user’s risks of bad trips, injuries and other adverse traumatic effects.
Before a user starts…
The user should lucidly think about why they want to get high. This should never be motivated by the desire to escape reality. Proper knowledge of the substance dealer is fundamental. The drug pharmacist should be licensed as this ensures the substance sold is safe and legal. Contingent measures such as having a non-psychedelic user in the vicinity is indispensable. Before tripping, a user must also plan accordingly to find a peaceful place as most trips last 8-12 hours.
When the user is tripping…
The individual should ensure that he/she is in the right frame of mind. Utility of this hallucinogenic substance can be exhilarating, spiritual or educational when the experience is embraces appropriately. During its use, the user should steer clear of bad experiences like climbing up on things, looking in the mirror among others as these can have potentially devastating results. Key to note is that this substance in contraindicated in people with heart conditions, mental health problems and addicts as well.
If the user is having a bad trip…
The user should be moved to a safe environment (if they are not already in one). Therapeutic measures like playing calming music are employed. The user is encouraged to surrender to the relaxing experience rather than trying to control it. Meditation and deep relaxing are also encouraged.
When symptoms of a bad trip persist, the user should seek further medical treatment and management. Powerful self-help tools have also been developed by relevant pharmaceutical bodies to act as first aid in helping the affected users.
With such perilous side effects of this psychedelic substance, an individual should know how to take magic mushrooms safely. The users should also be sensitized via public health measures to prevent the misuse of the magic mushrooms plus other hallucinogenic substances. With the correct utility of this substance, the desired effect can be easily achieved.