DMT has ratings and reviews. tim said: This is one of the most fascinating books I have ever read. In , Dr. Rick Strassman succeeded in rei. . Strassman, Rick. DMT: the spirit molecule: a doctor’s revolutionary research into the biology of near-death and mystical experiences / Rick Strassman. p. cm. Shop Inner Traditions, Online Bookstore for DMT: The Spirit Molecule by Rick Strassman. Books for the Mind, Body & Spirit since !.
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But given his medical and scientific background, I did expect a deeper and more rigorous treatise of the chemical.
I have never and probably will never experience this but I loved reading about it. We can respond if there are problems. Rick Strassman, the author of DMT: Food of the Gods: Alex Grey is just badass. This book made me realize that human beings are more spiritual than they regard themselves to be. The first part will take you into the process of preparations from neuro-anatomy-chemistry especially in regard of the pineal gland to legal labyrinth that Strassman had to navigate to get the approvals and grants.
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Since then I have been fascinated with drugs. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. In describing his scientific study of DMT the hallucinogen prominent in many Amazonian psychedelics in a university hospital in the s, the author discusses steassman chemical properties, the process by which the study was approved, how the study was run in detail, the psychological effects and experiences, and concludes that in itself the drug is sfrassman beneficial, but that all depends upon the context in which sporit is taken and what the person involved brings to the experience.
See all reviews. First, there is a lot of tedious and unnecessary detail which is of no interest or value to almost anyone. DMT is made primarily in mammalian lung tissue, and is related to human neurotransmitter serotonin and the pineal hormone melatonin.
DMT: The Spirit Molecule
After graduating, he worked for a year in Fairbanks, Alaska in community mental health and private psychiatric practice. Their symptoms improved markedly. Dec 07, No rated it it was amazing.
Many volunteers reported convincing encounters with intelligent nonhuman presences, especially “aliens. I found the most interesting chapters to be the introduction and general scientific background of psychedelics, and a chapter where Strassman laboriously goes through how he got permission to perform sanctioned research on psychedelics.
Ships from and sold by Amazon. However, many of our recruits had already undergone this spjrit of dissociation rock their previous psychedelic experiences. The first half of the book which gave the background for the research and the events leading up to research seemed to drag on.
It really is a shame that so much constraint is put on the research community when it comes to medicinal research. To me it was especial In describing his scientific study of DMT the hallucinogen prominent in many Amazonian psychedelics in a university hospital in the s, the author discusses its chemical properties, the process by which the study was approved, how the study was run in detail, the psychological effects and experiences, and concludes that in itself the drug is not beneficial, but that all depends upon the context in which it is taken and what the person involved brings to the experience.
DMT: The Spirit Molecule by Rick Strassman
The author, a research scientist at the University of New Mexico Medical Center, represents in this book several stories. DMT is probably the most interesting of these chemicals, because it’s something that is found in our own bodies and also practically everywhere if you’ve read any Shulgin yet its benefits have been downplayed like crazy.
In addition to his scientific, psychotherapeutic, and spiritual experience, it is Dr. Waking dream “How could their imagination generate a scenario that felt more real than waking consciousness? No wonder so many people see the light or start talking gibberish while getting closer to the end.
Book was written to be as a approachable to a wider audience as possible and you don’t have to be a psychiatrist to completely understand it. Write a customer review. DMT might also play a role in naturally occurring mystical and near-death experiences.