Phoebe McPherson - Exploring Kanna: A Gentle Ally for Opening the Heart
In this Psychedelic Podcast episode, Paul F. Austin welcomes Phoebe McPherson to discuss the resurgence of kanna, a legal psychoactive plant, in the global market.
Find episode links, summary, and transcript here: https://thethirdwave.co/podcast/episode-210-phoebe-mcpherson
Paul and Phoebe explore kanna’s rich South African history, heart-opening qualities, and recent revival in the wellness space. Their comprehensive discussion asks questions like: How does kanna compare to MDMA? What led Phoebe to explore kanna, and how did it change her life? How can this plant help regulate the nervous system? Can you stack kanna extract with psychedelics like psilocybin and LSD? What does a kanna microdosing protocol look like?
Paul and Phoebe uncover everything you need to know about starting a kanna protocol, safe product sourcing, and ingestion tips.
Phoebe McPherson is an educator, herbalist, gatherer, and the Head of Brand & Education at Fungtion, a nature-inspired wellness brand on a mission to help people reconnect to their bodies and nature through mushroom and plant formulas. Phoebe has spent years working with and learning from experts in the field about the healing aspects of nature’s gifts. While she is deeply knowledgeable about medicinal mushrooms, psychedelics, and plants, her passion lies in sharing kanna (Sceletium tortuosum) with the world, helping others find safety in their first steps to connect with nature.
- Understanding kanna benefits and traditional usage.
- Phoebe’s journey to kanna during pivotal shifts in her life.
- Kanna vs. MDMA: How do they compare?
- The story of kanna’s re-emergence in the world market.
- Uncovering kanna’s clinical potential.
- Combining kanna with other substances.
- Exploring kanna as an adaptogen with psychedelic qualities.
- Kanna supply and sustainability questions.
- How to safely source and ingest kanna.
- Kanna’s subjective benefits and personal healing stories.
- How to connect with Phoebe.
- Fungtion: https://letsfungtion.com/
- Phoebe on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_phoebe_mcpherson/
- Ultimate Guide to Kanna: https://thethirdwave.co/psychedelics/kanna/