Can magic mushrooms help cancer patients?

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The hallucinogenic drug psilocybin, the active ingredient in certain mushrooms, is being used to reduce anxiety and depression in cancer patients. In two studies, it reduced symptoms in 60 to 80 percent of the patients. Dr. Jon LaPook reports.

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Alfonso Lovato says:

Only many shamans and medicine men have said that once synthesized " it loses the magic and no longer serves as a helpful tool" . Only to get high .

elias rayz says:

i dont get it

Bob Aronson says:

Shaman, hippies, and Deadheads have known this for years – psychedelics can heal the soul. In general, they are not prone to abuse, but that depends on the individual. Spirituality is individual, as well.

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