Jun 30, 2022
Carter interviews cohost teZa about her early history and mental "reset" when she was professionally involved with the studies and experimentation of plant medicines. At Harvard U. she drew plants and assisted botanists as they explored how indigenous people throughout the world have used psychotropic plants since time immemorial to facilitate touching "the Divine." Featured are recollections of Richard Evan Schultes, Timothy Plowman, Wade Davis, Tom E. Lockwood and how these pioneers in ethnobotany today are helping modern people understand about the benefits of a reverential use of sacred plants. Michael Pollan's book Change Your Mind introduced micro-dosing of psychedlics to aid mental health. Today, the US Federal Government has approved using mind-altering plants in a guided ritualized fashion to aid the military's huge problem of PTSD sufferers "reset their minds" to find comfort. This could be a solution for the increasing numbers of suicides in both post-military and youthful mental health sufferers. Visit tezalord.com and carterlord.com for more about the hosts.