Strassman, Rick. DMT: the spirit molecule: a doctor’s revolutionary research into the biology of near-death and mystical experiences / Rick Strassman. p. cm. Since , Dr. Strassman has been exploring models for the DMT effect focusing primarily on the Old Testament concept of prophecy. Prophecy is a spiritual. These studies investigated the effects of N,N-dimethyltryptamine, or DMT, an ” DMT: The Spirit Molecule” reviews what we know about psychedelic drugs in.

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Mind, Hallucinogens, and the I Ching. From tohe obtained fellowship training in clinical psychopharmacology research at the University of California, San Diego. Yet, somehow I siprit to join my friend for an ayahuasca retreat in a couple of months from today in the heart of the Amazon jungle. It was at this point that I began ztrassman wonder if I was getting in over my head rik this research.

Stress worsens hallucinations and delusions in psychotic patients. Comprehensive, clear, and curious! That is why I did it. If you want to read a bood about strasman amazing possiblities of the boundlless mind, read DMT: The Spirit Molecule, conducted biomedical assays on the drug during the early s at the University of New Mexico. I knew a bit about this substance that the Amazonians brew from plants in the Amazonian jungle. Great job at explaining what DMT is and what it does to the Consciousness and you be the judge if you believe everybody stories.

In fact, for some years researchers jokingly referred to schizophrenia as a lung disease because of the high concentrations of DMT-forming enzymes within the lung!

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During the project’s five years, he administered approximately doses of DMT to nearly five dozen human volunteers. A remarkable exploration of the boundaries of science and consciousness itself. The book was a big letdown for me. This was vitally important in understanding how to control the bleeding process. One passage that really stuck with me is found in the pain and fear chapter.


There is the real possibility of adjacent dimensions.

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Fascinated, because that was my first realization that if they could hook him, I can fall into the same trap just as easily if I don’t mind my Ps and Qs. DMT remains a mystery. Perhaps your consciousness becomes aware of other dimensions that co-exist with ours.

Rick Strassman, a somewhat occult and disputed psychiatrist, goes on a quest to prove how hallucinogenic substance DMT can help revolutionize psychiatry. Grant High School in Van Nuys in Feb 04, Danny rated it really liked it Shelves: One day, my buddy came back from a trip to Peru, where he did Ayahuasca with the local shaman.

Grant High School in Van Nuys in Yes as long as you can muscle through some very boring and unrelated parts of it, you will find some gems. By doing so, he severely shortchanges the power of both the brain and our imagination.

The book is simply marvelous – one of the best I have read on the subject. Archives of General Psychiatry. We need to hold on tight, and we must be prepared, for spiritual realms include both heaven and hell, both fantasy and nightmare.

His research was so monumental because it had never been done before in the way he did it, and it will likely never have the chance to be repeated.

This book explains what happened during the deep scientific study of DMT. May 30, Huntie rated it really liked it Recommends it for: The overlap of many DMT experiences with those reported by alien abductees is stunning.


DMT exists in all of our bodies and occurs throughout the plant and animal kingdoms. There’s a renaissance happening whereby neuropharmacologists are exploring the very real possibility of psychoactive substances–particularly psychedelics–as having tangible medicinal value.

You return not to where you left off, but to where things have gone since you left. Books like this are a direct assault on their draconian drugs policy.

Subjective effects and preliminary results of a new rating scale”. In a book about DMT, we do not really care about his unruly grad student he had to eventually fire, the problems at the author’s Buddhist temple and the politics there wpirit government red tape.

The first part will take hy into the process of preparations from neuro-anatomy-chemistry especially in regard of strsasman pineal gland to legal labyrinth that Strassman had to navigate to get the approvals and grants. View all 37 comments. A dazzling journey through psychedelic drug experimentation and a tantalizing peek into a new model of how the brain and mind work.

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Though there were some disturbing trips described in this book i. Waking dream “How could their imagination generate a scenario that felt more real than waking consciousness? Dimension is a science fiction concept nowhere strassan the same as a universe that splits spiirt from quantum interactions.

He became clinical associate professor of psychiatry in Only later, while the study was well under way, did I also begin considering DMT’s role in the “alien abduction” experience. Specifically how we co-evolved with psychedelic mushrooms which in high doses developed a higher level of consciousness for primates, and ultimately us.