Toronto, Ontario, May 11 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 the company has contracted the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), an agency of the Government of Canada. The NRC specializes in providing vital scientific and technological services to the research and industrial communities of Canada. The NRC was hired to provide their expertise in biomedical nanotechnology, but all the results of the research will belong to Psyched, and the NRC does not endorse the findings or Psyched products.
This contract will be divided into 3 objectives over a period of 2 years to further preliminary findings indicating anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties in addition to the study of potential neuroprotective roles of the AME-1 extract. This study is the first successive one to further explore the neuroprotective, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant nature of the AME-1 extract from the Amanita Muscaria mushroom concentrating on gut health and neuroprotection. Gut health can be impaired and lead to inflammation thus promoting a chronic condition of the gut lining and impairment of barrier function of the digestive tract. This is significant as gut health and immunity promotion is significant for the health and wellness of an individual. Neuroprotection is the preservation of neuronal structure or the rate of function. Preliminary evidence of a neuroprotective role of AME-1 would be a key initial step in the discovery of a new novel health and wellness property of the Amanita Muscaria mushroom.
“This investigative study will reveal key nutritional systematic and functional properties of the AME-1 extract. The Amanita Muscaria mushroom functional properties will be further investigated and identified in this scientific approach using modern scientific methods to help understand the functional neuroprotective and immune properties of AME-1,” says Brian Tancowny, scientific advisor to Psyched.
“We are very proud to announce this agreement with the NRC, the results of this study will further demonstrate the tremendous potential we believe we have with AME-1 for people’s health and wellness.” says Jeffrey Stevens, CEO of the Company.
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About Psyched Wellness Ltd.:
Psyched Wellness Ltd. is a Canadian-based health supplements company dedicated to the distribution of mushroom-derived products and associated consumer packaged goods. The Company’s objective is to create premium mushroom-derived products that have the potential to become a leading North American brand in the emerging functional food category. The Company is in the process of developing a line of Amanita muscaria-derived water-based extracts, teas and capsules designed to help with three health objectives: promote stress relief, relaxation and assist with restful sleeping.
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This press release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. These statements relate to future events or future performance. The use of any of the words “could”, “intend”, “expect”, “believe”, “will”, “projected”, “estimated” and similar expressions and statements relating to matters that are not historical facts are intended to identify forward-looking information and are based on the Company’s current belief or assumptions as to the outcome and timing of such future events. The forward-looking information and forward- looking statements contained herein include, but are not limited to, statements regarding: the ability of the Company to develop Amanita Muscaria-derived products; the safety of Amanita Muscaria consumption and the safety and purity of any extracts thereof; and (ii) the uses and potential benefits of Amanita Muscaria.
Forward-looking information in this news release are based on certain assumptions and expected future events, namely: the Company’s ability to continue as a going concern; the Company’s ability to continue to develop its mushroom-derived products and associated consumer packaged goods; continued approval of the Company’s activities by the relevant governmental and/or regulatory authorities; and the continued growth of the Company.
These statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements, including but not limited to: the potential inability of the Company to continue as a going concern; risks associated with potential governmental and/or regulatory action with respect to the Company’s operations; competition within the psychedelics market; risks with respect to the safety of Amanita Muscaria consumption and the safety and purity of any extracts thereof; and the risk that there is no potential benefit of Amanita Muscaria consumption.
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For further information, please contact:
Chief Executive Officer
Psyched Wellness Ltd.
t: (647) 400-8494
Tim Regan/Sophia Bashford
KCSA Strategic Communications
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