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Historic medicinal and spiritual use of psychedelics in Scotland and the wider Celtic communities. A new research project.

This project looks to investigate the role psychedelics played in the Celtic and communities spanning from Scotland to Spain. Given that many, if not all, indigenous populations that have not had contact with monotheistic religions retained their use of both psychedelic medicines/plants and altered states of consciousness, it is not unreasonable to hypothesise that Celtic, and in particular the Druidic and wise women traditions used them too.¬† Indeed, there is evidence emerging in different disciplines about the role psychoactive plants played in ritual and pleasure in the ancient times. Areas of investigation include: The link between ancient Celtic Druidic culture …