Psyched Wellness Commences Neurobehavioral Preclinical Trial Study on AME-1
Toronto, Ontario, September 8, 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 mushrooms, is pleased to announce the Company, in collaboration with KGK, a licensed CRO in Canada, is commencing the next preclinical trial study on Amanita Muscaria Extract (AME-1). The trial will comprise a neurobehavioral study focusing on determining the neurotoxicity effects of AME-1 on functional and motor activity, and in conjunction with the other toxicity studies, will provide scientific evidence for the efficacy and safety of AME-1. The study will involve non-invasive observational measures assessing neurological, motor and functional integrity, which are critical indicators to measuring neural function.
Brian Tancowny, Scientific Advisor to Psyched Wellness, stated: “This study is another key step in understanding the effects of (AME-1), in pursuit of a safe dosing regimen for human consumption. The results of this study will further enhance the Company’s knowledge of AME-1 and further identify in a scientific setting any behavioral and neurological functional changes with the use of AME-1.” .
Jeff Stevens, CEO of Psyched, said: “This preclinical trial study moves the Company closer to being able to market our products in 2022 which are aimed at helping relaxation, stress relief, and better sleep. Psyched will be the first company to complete the extensive scientific trials on Amanita Muscaria in order to position AME-1 as the first extract of the fungi that is legal for human consumption in the health and wellness markets.”