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Ashley Michaud

Ashley is the founder & CEO of Elemental Growth. She is a published Author, certified Master Coach, Reiki Teacher and advocate for psychedelics. After her spiritual awakening in 2014, Ashley went back to the roots of her childhood trauma and taught herself how to re-pattern addictive behaviors naturally. She feels its her obligation to share her secrets so that others who struggle with addiction / integration can become the hero of their own story too. It has a ripple effect that we love to watch unfold. Ashley loves learning with her son, hiking barefoot and works closely with The Amazon Rainforest Conservancy.

Psychonauts Guide to Foraging Mother Nature’s Psychedelics

There is an estimated total of 800,00 plants growing on this planet right now and of them 120 are classified as hallucinogenic. There are also at least 144 species of mushroom which contain the psychoactive ingredient psilocybin. You can additionally find land creatures, sea life, scientists, and bodily secretions which...

10 Steps to Launch your Psychedelic Business

Psychedelics have been helping humans optimize and evolve since at least 5000 BCE yet people are just now coming out of the psychedelic closet to join the rLOVEution. The truth is your stance on psychedelics is an economical stance, political stance, for some even a religious stance. Hell, I...

I Over Dosed my Microdose and experienced a Kundalini Awakening

It was my step-dads 60th and the Full Moon was high in the sky before the sun even had time to set. I was making some homemade chocolate in my kitchen and infusing it with some Peruvian mushrooms (the magic kind). As the cholates set, I hopped on Instagram to...

Trip Prepping 101: Tips to Get the Most of Your Psychedelic Experience

As a coach and “influencer” I am honored to speak with new people everyday who are ready to tap into the healing powers of psychedelics, ready to align more with mother nature and liberating themselves from the matrix. For the longest time many people I speak with have used...

Intentions: A Psychonauts Blueprint to Setting Intentions

This article is a follow up to a YouTube video I made this past spring. People around the globe have been asking me to get deeper into the topic of setting intentions before using psychedelics – even those level one psychedelic medicines like coffee, cocoa, tobacco… So often people don’t...

30 Hippie Herbs That Enhance the Effects of Cannabis Naturally

Since Cannabis research made headlines in the field of medicine and wellness it has become more accepted around the world. The World Drug Report from 2019 stated that there are over 200 million cannabis smokers around the world. From vaping to concentrates people are finding out for themselves just...

Spectrum of Psychedelics | Psychonauts Master List

Psychedelics come in many forms, doses and parts of the world. There are at least 144 types of psychedelic mushrooms alone, also roots, vines, leaves, flowers, seeds and amphibians that naturally contain psychedelic properties.  Psychedelic means "mind manifesting." It is used to describe an altered state of consciousness, various...

Blue Honey and other Magic Mushroom potions for health & happiness

When I came across Blue Honey, I knew it was my duty to share it’s benefits with the psychedelic community. Honey has been used for thousands of years to preserve food in a natural way. Honey is great at this because it is so high in sugars and antiviral...

Moon Magic: Psychonauts Guide to The Moon Cycles

This article is written for the psychonauts out there looking for a bit more magic and a much deeper connection. If you feel a special connection to the Moon, then this article is for you. By following the moon phases and setting personalized intentions it will be easier for...

Preparing for Kambo Ceremony

Kambo is a master healer, an Amazonian tree frog secretion that when used with loving intention will cleanse your body – all your bodies; energy body, emotional body and psycial body, in 40m or less. This sacred medicine is not a hallucinogen in that you will see things but...

Ultimate Fasting Guide for Psychonauts

While I am certified in Nutrition, this article is going to be more about fasting for spiritual benefit then physical body benefits, specifically for those of you practicing with psychedelics. Traditional fasting is the act of abstaining from all food and drink (with the exception of water) for a...

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