Medicinal Mushroom Tinctures, Spagyrics, and Bridging Alchemy with Mycology with Jason Scott
The Magic of Mushroom Tinctures and Alchemy
For years I've been testing different medicinal mushroom tinctures to see how they impact my health, energy, nerves, and creativity. I even started foraging wild mushrooms myself to make my own double-extract mushroom tinctures. However, my experience with the magic of mushrooms exploded when I discovered Jason Scott and his company Feral Fungi.
Jason is a Mycologist, Ethnobotanist and Spagyricist who has also studied deep Alchemy, Ayurveda, and natural medicine philosophy around the world. In this episode, we explore:
Jason's journey in combining alchemy and mycology, resulting in the accidental birth of the spagyric mushroom tinctures and his company Feral Fungi.
The difference between common single-extract tinctures, double-extract tinctures, and spagyric tinctures.
A breakdown of the different parts of a mushroom
The benefits of using an alchemical approach, or spagyrics, when creating mushroom extractions
The health benefits of medicinal mushroom extractions
The importance of acknowledging and paying respect to the life force of mushrooms and natural medicine