- Explains how cannabis can be used to treat trauma and emotional pain, as a profound problem-solving tool, and as a potent catalyst for self-transformation and ongoing healing work
- Shares methods to minimize the unwanted effects, such as intensified anxiety and paranoia, and direct the experience to produce deep physical relaxation and, when needed, elevated healing states
- Details how to blend cannabis strains for specific kinds of psychedelic experiences and how to prepare for your sessions to ensure success
Despite the recent resurgence of interest in the therapeutic potential of psychedelics, Cannabis sativa
as a psychedelic therapy has been completely overlooked. Yet, as psychedelic specialist Daniel McQueen, MA, reveals, when used skillfully and with intention, cannabis can be used to treat trauma and other mental health concerns just as psilocybin mushrooms and MDMA can. It can also be used as a problem-solving tool and as a potent catalyst for self-actualization and ongoing healing work.
Presenting a step-by-step guide, McQueen explores how to transform cannabis into a reliable and safe psychedelic medicine. Drawing on his years of experience working with clients to release traumas and emotional pain and step into their full potential, he explains the importance of proper dose, set, setting, and intention and details how to prepare for your psychedelic cannabis sessions to ensure success. He shares methods to use cannabis in a specialized and mindful way to minimize the unwanted effects, such as intensified anxiety and paranoia, and direct the experience to produce vivid psychedelic states, deep physical relaxation, and healing.
Looking at the unique qualities of different cannabis strains, the author explores the art of making a psychedelic cannabis blend, with the possibilities and hidden potentials of each strain discussed. He details how to blend strains for specific medicine experiences, ranging in similarity to MDMA, psilocybin, and even ayahuasca.
Unveiling new depth to this ancient spiritual and medicinal ally, McQueen shows how consciously using cannabis as a psychedelic can help transform your trauma into resilience and shift your mindset from surviving to thriving.