Matu Collins wrote: Chamomile is not scary!
Wesley johnsen wrote:are there any herbs that heal the mind like psychedelics but are not hallucinogens nor are scary?
Meryt Helmer wrote:salvia divenorum is a hallucinogen but it can be taken at a dose too low for any psychedelic effects to be felt and still be helpful. I have done it with a dose high enough to have hallucinogenic effects although I prefer the term entheogenic and while it was intense it was very fast. I have never done anything else. Salvia is also legal in much of the united states. I keep thinking about trying it at a very low dose for the healing effects without the hallucinations.
not an herb but tryptophan is an amino acid that helps me a lot and might be worth looking into.
In a small-scale double blind, placebo-controlled study, blue skullcap had anxiety-reducing effects in 19 volunteers. S. lateriflora, along with reducing anxiety, significantly enhanced global mood without a reduction in energy or cognition,