Psyched Wellness Announces That the Amanita Muscaria Mushroom Has Been Successfully Added to the Natural Health Products Ingredients Database (NHPID) of Canada
Toronto, Ontario, November 3, 2021 – Psyched Wellness Ltd. (CSE:PSYC, OTCQB:PSYCF, FRANKFURT:5U9) (the “Company” or “Psyched”) a life sciences company focused on the production and distribution of artisanal functional and psychedelic mushrooms, is pleased to announce that Health Canada has approved the Company’s submission to have the Amanita Muscaria mushroom added to The Natural Health Products Ingredients Database (NHPID) of Canada.
Following Psyched’s extensive scientific work in testing and data-gathering on the Amanita Muscaria mushroom and its unique extract - AME-1, the Company had submitted the request to Health Canada to add the Amanita Muscaria mushroom (Fly Agaric) to NHPID as a medicinal organism.
Health Canada has approved the request and classified the Amanita Muscaria mushroom as a Natural Health Product under Schedule 1, Item 1 (a fungus) of the Natural Health Products Regulations. To read more about the classification, please visit this link:
Jeff Stevens, CEO of Psyched Wellness said, “The addition of Amanita Muscaria to the NHPID is a significant achievement and is the result of extensive research that Psyched has undertaken to demonstrate its natural medicinal properties. This milestone moves us closer to being able to bring our Amanita-based CPG products to market which we are developing to promote stress relief, relaxation and assist with restful sleeping through the natural calming powers of AME-1.”