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Frankincense ~ A recent study by Johns Hopkins University found that Frankincense smoke contains a chemical compound known as incensole acetate which is said to be a psychoactive drug that may be used to relieve depression and anxiety. Note: Incensole acetate isn't found in distilled Frankincense Essential OIl, but it does exist in the CO2 of Boswellia carterii and Bowellia serrata. #Aromatherpy


Prescription drug abuse is dangerous and can lead to addiction and overdose. Painkillers (opioids), CNS depressants, and stimulants are the most commonly abused prescription drugs. Check out the infographic.


How to make a Besom Broom @confessionsofcraftywitches The besom is the traditional witch's broom. It's associated with all kinds of legend and folklore, including the popular notion that witches fly around in the night on a broomstick. <- Video Tutorial more details Remember before you use a Besom in magickal ceremonies or rituals you need to consecrate it first

from Teachers Pay Teachers

Psychology: Consciousness - Psychoactive Drugs Project

Psychology: Consciousness - Psychoactive Drug Brochure Drugs that affect states of consciousness are called psychoactive drugs. This psychoactive drug brochure project gives students an opportunity to research psychoactive drugs and their effects on the brain. Included is a research guide and rubric for a brochure that will focus on one of the three psychoactive drugs, depressants, stimulants and hallucinogens. You assign the category, or students sign up(a sign up sheet is included).

from One Green Planet

10 Signs Whales and Dolphins Do NOT Belong in Tanks

Reliance on Medication Aren’t pharmaceuticals used to treat patients for physical or mental ailments? Drugs are apparently also used to calm mentally distressed captive cetaceans. SeaWorld has admitted to medicating their orcas with psychoactive drugs (similar to valium). Of course, mental illness of these animals that caused them to swim in circles all day, play with their own vomit, or commit suicide couldn’t possibly be related to the fact they live in a tank…


A psychiatric medication is a licensed psychoactive drug taken to exert an effect on the chemical makeup of the brain and nervous system. Thus, these medicat...

from Mail Online

Ancient body in CANNABIS burial shroud discovered in desert oasis

The 'extraordinary cache' of the psychoactive drug plant was uncovered in the Jiayi cemetery in Turpan in northwest China. The grave contains the remains of an adult Caucasian man, thought to be around 35 years old

MEDICAL INTERPRETING: Medications Diagram. A visual representation of common medications -Antipsych, Stimulants, Hallucinogens, Depressants- that can come up during interpreting jobs in general but especially medical work. Their categories and spellings.

End the Ban on Psychoactive Drug Research: The war on drugs prevents scientists from doing research on drugs like marijuana, LSD and MDMA – drugs with a long history of medical and therapeutic uses. The editors at America's leading science magazine, Scientific American magazine, say that ending the drug war could lead to some incredible developments in medicine.