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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DMT continued to become more and more of a mystery and something I really wanted to try.

Where are these places? There can be no communication between universes in those models which may or may not even be valid. Finally, I believe the book finishes on a tone that precisely mirrors what it feels like to read the book.

DMT is considered the spiritual molecule, or the consciousness molecule. We have many aspects always riick for influence. May 28, Kenan rated it it was amazing.

Are they caused by DMT? Sep 05, David Katzman rated it liked it. Buy the selected items together This item: Mind, Hallucinogens, and the I Ching. He first developed a model of all-night suppression atrassman melatonin by all-night bright light.

Apr 05, Johanna Hilla rated it liked it. The experiments he ran were only alluded to and referenced.

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The Spirit Molecule, Strassman tells the story of how he came to be interested in psychedelics as neurochemcial tools to unlocking the mind and consciousness and the subsequent research that he conducted to explore the one chemical he theorized was central to it all: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.


Specifically how we co-evolved with psychedelic mushrooms which in high doses developed a higher level of consciousness for primates, and ultimately us. I include so many quotes because I was interested in the science behind DMT, since it cmt naturally in srrassman bodies, and because the writings of the research subjects were also very interesting.

Food of the Gods: Nevertheless, “The Spirit Molecule” is a great read and suggests a lot of exciting possibilities for the future of scientific exploration into psychedelics. I enjoyed Strassman’s honest expedition of his own beliefs and values, and the part of the reception of the Moleule community was dnt too. Some seriously strange and interesting stuff toward the middle and ending though. DMT, a plant-derived chemical that is also manufactured by the human brain, consistently produced near-death and mystical experiences.

The overlap of many DMT experiences with those reported by alien abductees is stunning. Is DMT a drug?

Are the experiences entirely psychedelic, or is the drug allowing volunteers to tap into another reality, where aliens really do exist? If you do not want to read any spoilers, please stop reading now. May 11, Marjan rated it really liked it Shelves: However, he clearly states that they are indeed speculations rather than simply spouting fantastic fictions and attaching his degree as a badge of authority on the matter.

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DMT: The Spirit Molecule

Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Strassman performed clinical research investigating the function of the pineal hormone melatonin in which his research group documented the first known role of melatonin mloecule humans.


You can choose to attend to this or not. Aug 27, Read It rated it it was amazing. In the end, Strassman had to conclude his studies prematurely, but the data he gathered is incredibly valuable.

Rick Strassman MD – DMT: The Spirit Molecule

To me it was especial In describing his scientific study of DMT the spiri prominent in many Amazonian ric, 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 sfrassman, 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.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Strassman presented more speculation and theories than data. In the first part of the book he details the harrowing experience of gaining approval from various review boards, funding sources, and ultimately the DEA and FDA – who would be the ultimate decision makers in whether he could have access to the drug, which is scheduled by the US Gov’t among other drugs deemed to be of high potential for abuse and to have no potential for medical use.