Microdosing is nothing new to indigenous shamans! For as long as psychedelic plant medicines have been around, people have been experimenting with taking smaller doses – either for medical purposes or to harness the transformative power of psychedelics in less disruptive quantities.
Modern microdosing is considered the practice of taking sub-perceptual doses of psychedelics, so that you can carry out your daily tasks without disruption, while still benefiting from the heightened awareness and health benefits of psychedelics.
In reality, there are practically infinite ways of microdosing, and no two regimens will look alike. The basic theory of microdosing is that small, intermittent doses of psychedelics could have health benefits that are comparable to, or complement, the full-dose psychedelic experience. Microdosing is attractive to many newcomers to psychedelics because there is no fear of having a bad trip, or having to travel across the world to attend an expensive psychedelic ceremony.
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