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Numinus Commences Psilocybe Mushroom Cultivation at its Health Canada Licensed Laboratory

Numinus progresses on its ecosystem approach to the ultimate delivery of safe, evidence-based, accessible psychedelic-assisted psychotherapies

VANCOUVER, BC, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –¬†Numinus Wellness Inc. (“Numinus” or the “Company”) (TSXV: NUMI), a company creating an ecosystem of health solutions centred on developing and supporting the safe, evidence-based, accessible use of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapies, is pleased to announce it has begun cultivating Psilocybe mushrooms, for the purpose of psilocybin production, at its 7000 square-foot Health Canada licensed facility. Psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy is currently being studied as a treatment for a range of mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, and substance use disorders.¬†

Under its Health Canada licence for the production and extraction of psilocybin from mushrooms, Numinus intends to cultivate and harvest the mushrooms for a variety of purposes including:

  • development of standardized extraction methods
  • exploration of product formulations of naturally occurring psilocybin
  • development and evaluation of qualitative and quantitative mycochemicals
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