This psychoactive drugs trip isn't working Recreational drug use has been with us forever, and so have the challenges that this use brings to medicine and society. But the nature of the modern drug scene has changed to such an extent that the health systems of the developed world face catastrophe if we fail to respond.
Psychology: Consciousness - Psychoactive Drug Brochure Drugs that affect states of consciousness are called psychoactive drugs. This psychoactive drug brochure project gives students an opportunity to research psychoactive drugs and their effects on the brain. Included is a research guide and rubric for a brochure that will focus on one of the three psychoactive drugs, depressants, stimulants and hallucinogens. You assign the category, or students sign up(a sign up sheet is included).
Frankincense ~ A recent study by Johns Hopkins University found that Frankincense smoke contains a chemical compound known as incensole acetate which is said to be a psychoactive drug that may be used to relieve depression and anxiety. Note: Incensole acetate isn't found in distilled Frankincense Essential OIl, but it does exist in the CO2 of Boswellia carterii and Bowellia serrata. #Aromatherpy
Contrary to popular belief, the marijuana plant is a whole lot more than just a psychoactive drug that "stoners" use to get high. In raw form, marijuana leaves and buds are actually loaded with a non-psychoactive, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer nutrient compound known as cannabidiol (CBD) that is proving to be a miracle "superfood" capable of preventing and reversing a host of chronic illnesses.