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