How to Choose the Magic Mushrooms That Are Right For You

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How to Choose the Magic Mushrooms That Are Right For You

Microdosing magic mushrooms can have huge effects on your mental health and well-being. As they become more mainstream, many people are giving shrooms a try with life-changing results.

It’s now possible to buy microdosing products online in Canada and have them shipped to your door. Ground Sounds offers a wide variety of shroom products that can get you started on your psychedelic journey.

Want to make sure you’re choosing the right magic mushrooms for you? Here’s our complete guide to finding the perfect microdosing method and schedule for your specific needs.

What Are Magic Mushrooms?

Magic mushrooms are different from regular mushrooms because they contain psilocybin, a naturally occurring psychedelic and hallucinogenic compound.

Psilocybin activates the serotonin receptors in the prefrontal cortex. This part of the brain affects cognition, perception, and even your moods. They can also impact parts of the brain that regulate arousal and panic responses.

Magic shrooms can grow in the wild, or they can be cultivated by farmers or enthusiasts. The potency of each mushroom depends on factors like species, origin, growing conditions, and harvest period.

When taken in normal amounts for recreational use, shrooms will cause you to trip, experiencing hallucinations, euphoria, and introspection.

When you microdose shrooms, you won’t trip or get high. Taking smaller amounts has much different results, which we’ll discuss in the next section.

These mushrooms are prepared by drying them. You can then grind up the shrooms into powder and put them into food, drinks, tea, or capsules. While it is possible to buy full shrooms, you can also purchase them already in a capsule to better dose them.

What Is Microdosing?

Microdosing involves taking only a very small amount of magic mushrooms or other substances like LSD. Users generally only ingest between 5-10% of a normal recreational dose.

When you microdose magic shrooms, you won’t experience any psychoactive or hallucinogenic effects. Instead, you might see huge benefits to your health and general state of mind.

Microdosing magic mushrooms has been shown to help ease the symptoms of health conditions like:

  • Depression
  • Addiction
  • PTSD
  • ADHD
  • Headaches
  • Anxiety
  • Mood disorders

Some effects that you might notice from taking shrooms include:

  • Increased focus
  • Increased productivity
  • More energy
  • Clarity
  • Creativity
  • Inspiration
  • Increased empathy
  • Less depression and mood problems
  • Connection to nature or other people
  • Improved sex life
  • Overall improvement of mental health

The benefits of psilocybin haven’t been put through very many scientific studies because it was illegal in most places for a long time, and still is in countries like the United States.

Now that shrooms are decriminalized in some areas and legalized in others, we should be getting more information about how magic mushrooms affect us. Right now, the future is bright.

Finding the Right Dose of Mushrooms

In order to get the full effect of microdosing, you have to figure out how much to take. Each person is different, so you might need to try one or two doses to get your desired results.

A low recreational dose of magic mushrooms is one gram. A medium dose is 1.75 grams, while a very high dose can go all the way up to five grams.

Beginners should consider starting with 50 mg of magic shrooms. It’s the lowest dose we offer at Ground Sounds, and it’s perfectly suited for people who are just starting out or are a little more sensitive to psilocybin.

The most common microdose is 100 mg. You can start here if you’re feeling a bit adventurous, or you can work up to this dose after taking 50 mg capsules for a while.

If you’re not enjoying any benefits at 100 mg, it’s totally safe to up your consumption to 150 or 200 mg of magic mushrooms in capsule form. Feel free to explore different doses until you find what works best for you.

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How to Take Shrooms

It’s possible to use full dried mushrooms and measure out a microdose of product after grinding them. However, this can be intimidating for some, and it’s harder to get your hands on entire mushrooms in some areas.

If you make your own mushroom powder, you can add it to tea, smoothies, edibles, or any other food or beverage. You can also put the substance in capsules yourself using a machine.

The most convenient way to microdose magic shrooms is by purchasing capsules or gummies that are already dosed for you. You don’t have to worry about taking too much and tripping, and you know that you’re taking a consistent amount every time.

Excited by the idea of pre-dosed shrooms? Ground Sounds carries a wide variety of microdosing capsules that make it easy to get started on your journey!

Picking Your Microdosing Schedule

There’s one more big thing to consider: how often will you take your mushrooms?

Take your first dose on a day when you don’t have work and can chill without any stress. If you have a light trip or a bad reaction, you want to be in a safe, calm environment.

You should microdose early in the day so you get to feel the full effects and figure out whether the method is working for you. Taking your dose right before bed could interfere with your sleep.

One method for dosing your shrooms recommends microdosing for one day, taking two days off, then taking another dose. This is one of the most common methods and a good starting point.

Another option is microdosing for four days then taking three days off. You might also find success taking magic shrooms for five days on, two days off.

You need to take occasional breaks from psilocybin because you can build up a tolerance over time. Resetting every few days will keep your effects consistent and reduce the chance that you’ll have to up your dose too often.

We recommend microdosing for two days per week when you’re first starting out. This schedule ensures that you’re going slow and pacing yourself. You can monitor your body and mind during this time to see whether you want to increase your frequency.

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How to Purchase Psilocybin Mushrooms

You can now purchase magic shrooms and microdosing supplies online in Canada. Hooray!

Ground Sounds offers a variety of mushroom microdosing capsules that will help you embark on your journey. Our products are of the highest quality and portioned perfectly every time, so you know that you’re getting the same dose during each session.

We offer three doses of magic mushrooms: 50 mg, 100 mg, and 250 mg. We recommend starting with one of our 50 mg products like Lil Bud, Champion Lover, Stevie’s Wonder, or Super Freak.

We’ll deliver your microdosing capsules directly to your door. It couldn’t be easier to start your microdosing journey!


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