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Self-therapy practices for Microdosing

*Medicine should be stored in a cool, dark, dry place to increase its shelf life*


Link for Microdosing protocols:

The Fadiman Protocol

The Fadiman Protocol, or the Beginner’s Protocol, follows a three-day cycle established by Dr. James Fadiman. It distinguishes between microdosing and non-microdosing days so people can take advantage of the two-day afterglow.

  • Day 1: Take the microdose.
  • Day 2: No microdose, allowing the body to integrate the effects.
  • Day 3: No microdose, continuing the break.
  • Repeat the cycle for four to eight weeks with a two to four-week break.

The Stamets Protocol

The Stamets Protocol, proposed by Paul Stamets, involves more frequent dosing options. These schedules aim to maintain consistent benefits while minimizing tolerance buildup.

  • One option includes a five-day on, two-day off regimen.
  • Another option suggests four days on and three days off.
  • Repeat the cycle for four weeks with a two to four-week rest.

The Microdosing Institute Protocol

The Microdosing Institute protocol suggests microdosing every other day for eight weeks. This method aims to enhance the effectiveness of microdosing for medical or psychological purposes such as depression, social anxiety, ADHD/ADD, migraine, or cluster headaches.

  • Day 1: Microdose.
  • Day 2: Transition day, no microdose.
  • Day 3: Microdose again.
  • Repeat the cycle for four to eight weeks, followed by a two to four-week rest period.

There are many ways to authentically connect with yourself through the communion of Microdosing medicines. In fact, the medicines are activating us to foster a deeper connection into the layers and subtle parts of ourselves that need to be seen, validated and loved.

We offer a series of practices that can support and resource your process of self-therapy integration through mindful intelligence.

Microdosing is the practice of taking small amounts of psychedelic substances, such as LSD or psilocybin, to experience their benefits without the intense hallucinogenic effects. When microdosing, it can be helpful to cultivate mindfulness in order to fully benefit from the experience.

Tips for creating mindfulness when microdosing:

1. Set an intention: Before you microdose, take a few moments to set an intention for the experience. This could be as simple as wanting to feel more present or more creative. Setting an intention can help you stay focused and grounded during the experience.

2. Find a quiet space: It can be helpful to find a quiet space where you won’t be disturbed during your microdosing session. This could be a quiet room in your house or a peaceful outdoor location. Removing distractions can help you stay present and mindful.

The Inner Tea Date

1. Find a comfortable space to sit or lay down.

2. From this spot, invite yourself to be still and connect to your breath by following the breath.

3. Notice what is arising within you at that moment. Perhaps it’s an image, sensation, thought, emotion, color, texture, memory, etc.

4. Tell yourself a bit more about what you notice and meet this part of yourself with wonder and curiosity. Avoid judgements or distinguish good from bad.

5. Bring your loving kindness to this part of yourself by filling your body with warmth, extending this warm loving feeling out into the space and allowing yourself to befriend this part of you.

6. Now you can bring your honest self to this part and PAUSE. What feels different in body, mind, what needs to be released or let go. Take some breaths to move whatever needs to move or move the body if that feels comfortable too. By coming into a deeper friendship with this part what actions or steps would be necessary after gaining this new awareness?


1. Light a candle and contemplate a word that comes into your field. How do you relate to this word? What meaning, feelings, thoughts, emotions and sensations arise when you say this word?

2. Take the time to go for a nature walk and aimlessly wander along. Try to not have an end goal to where you are going, what you are doing or if you are there to exercise. The practice is to just be as you are with no goal or intention.

3. Hold the medicine in your hand and offer your heartfelt gratitude to its spirit, for the health of your body, mind and soul. Give thanks for all that arises in the moment. Set an intention for yourself.

4. Practice meditating daily. This can be you sitting in silence or listening to a guided practice. Try to sit for a minimum of 10 minutes or more a day.