Reality Checks for Lucid Dreaming (Ultimate Guide)

“Pinch me! I must be dreaming…” A reality check is a conscious effort to determine whether your current perception of your environment and your self-awareness is indeed a perception of the real world. Due to its intricacies and peculiarities, the human mind seems to be extremely good at tricking itself into believing that dreams are reality. […]

Mexican Magic Mushrooms

Mexican magic mushrooms, known as Teonanacatl (literally “divine mushroom;” teōtl means “god, sacred” and nanācatl means “mushroom”) by the Aztecs, and scientifically as Psilocybe mexicana, has been used for ceremonial, religious, and shamanic purposes for hundreds if not thousands of years in its native land which nowadays is known as Mexico, Costa Rica, and Guatemala. […]

Kanna – Dream Potentiation, Euphoria, etc.

A succulent South African plant, Kanna is also known under a number of alternative names, such as Channa and Kougoed (Dutch for “something good to chew”). The scientific designation of the plant is Sceletium tortuosum. Kanna is well known for is mild psychedelic and anti-depression effects. Apparently, it also works quite well as a dream […]

Vitamin B6 and its Effects on Sleep & Dreams

In this article I describe the effects on sleep, dreams, lucid dreaming, and OBEs of vitamin B6, also known as pyridoxine. Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is a very promising supplement for sleep induction and more importantly: for dream enhancement. In this respect, it is right up there with supplements such as melatonin. The problem with vitamin […]

Binaural Beats (Effects on Sleep & Dreams)

In this article I cover the topic of auditory beat stimulation through Binaural Beats and its effects on sleep, overall physical and mental well-being, and altered states of consciousness. Auditory Beat Stimulation (ABS) has long been considered a way through which various parameters of human consciousness can be manipulated. ABS consists of auditory stimulation through […]

Syrian Rue (Peganum harmala)

Peganum harmala is the scientific name for a plant from the Zygophyllaceae (Caltrop) family, more commonly known as Syrian rue, African rue, wild rue, harmal, hermel, or harmel, and esfand, aspand, or esphand. The plant is said to be a psychedelic hallucinogen, and some regard it as one of the ingredients of the ancient entheogenic Persian […]

Common Reed (Phragmites) – DMT for all!

The common reed (scientifically known as Phragmites) is a genus of four species of large aquatic grasses. The most prevalent of them is called Phragmites australis. The common reed is also referred to in scientific papers as Arundo isiaca, Arundo phragmites, Arundo vulgaris, and Phragmites communis. The common reed is a cosmopolitan plant, meaning it […]