It’s well reported that plant medicines and other psychedelics affect our mind, but where are the conversations specifically around how these medicines might affect women’s hormones? Can Ayahuasca cause you to start your period? Will micro-dosing help ease heavy flow?
In Do Psychedelics Alter the Menstrual Cycle? women share their anecdotal experiences with acid, plant medicine and micro-dosing, each story offering a different example of how they believe it affected their monthly cycle.
“Native lineages with ancestral tradition involving hallucinogenic plants have spoken about the link between psychedelics and the cycle for presumably ages,” says the article in DoubleBlind magazine.
Each woman’s journey differs, but it’s possible that psychedelics can offer a link to hormonal healing and healthy menstruation in a balanced, natural way.