What to eat before, during and after a trip with mushrooms?

It’s certainly worth putting in the effort to prepare before a psilocybin trip. The more of yourself you give, the more you can receive. Just like before the vacations. A well-packed suitcase will give us comfort and a sense of security. You pack clothes, choose music for the plane and…. food. Probably many of you have wondered what to eat before a trip? The food and drinks consumed are crucial even weeks before the psychedelic adventure.

What to eat before a trip?

Even a few weeks before tripping, it’s a good idea to look at what’s on your plate. It is a time of attunement, but also of purification. Two weeks before, it is advisable to eat less meat or even give it up. So what to eat before a trip? Our diet should be rich in fruits, vegetables, lean proteins and whole grain products. In general, meals that are easy to digest. Drinking plenty of water will help flush out toxins. It is good to listen to your body, it knows what is good for us. At the same time, it is important to be careful in the choice of food. It’s also a good idea to lay off alcoholic beverages and other stimulants. On the other hand, before consuming magic mushrooms, some 5-6 hours, you should go on a strict diet and not eat at all, only drink large amounts of water. This will cleanse our body and prepare it for better absorption of psilocybin contained in mushrooms. In addition, it will protect our body from nausea and stomach perplexities. Although these, even with a diet, unfortunately, can occur.

What to eat during a psychedelic trip?

Is there even time to eat during the trip? Magic Mushrooms will certainly, as a tour leader, make sure that you are not bored and rather food will be one of the last things you will think about. But of course, there are exceptions to the rule. The must have that you must carry with you is first and foremost WATER. Don’t forget to drink. And if you absolutely want to opt for snacks, let it be fresh fruit, the juicy sensation will complete the sensory experience of the trip. If you opt for tangerine, mango, pineapple, or orange – I guarantee you that it will be the most delicious you have ever eaten. As long as you are able to remove the peel 🙂 There are cases in which the psychonaut attaches so much empathogen to the fruit, and there is no way for him to hurt them by taking off the peel. However, if you pass this stage, the sensations of smell and taste even explode, and the sensual journey is another value of the psychedelic adventure.

Nausea after psilocybin mushrooms

Unfortunately, nausea and stomach revolutions are somehow part of the ritual, where magic mushrooms are the guide. This is not the norm, but these symptoms are quite common. Some psychonauts may even experience vomiting and an upset stomach after consuming magic mushrooms. These symptoms are more likely to occur especially if there is gastrointestinal sensitivity or if the mushrooms have not been properly prepared.

What to eat after a trip?

At the end of the ritual, you should take special care of yourself, be tender and caring to yourself. Food can be part of integration. A warm drink, in the form of an infusion of herbs, or even warm water, will work well here. Our meal should contain nutritious products, rich in energy, but not heavy on the stomach. Fruits and vegetables such as bananas, berries, orange, easily digestible proteins in the form of poultry meat, tofu, beans, lentils will work. Our body will also be soothed by a delicious hot soup, which is worth preparing the day before. After a trip, it is better to avoid coffee, caffeine in general in various forms, sugar, dairy, alcohol and other stimulants. Your body, it is your temple, take care of it with tenderness and gratitude. And nutrition practices will help you integrate the experience.


The aspect of food consumption, what to eat before the trip, during and after the psychedelic trip is very important, but it is only part of the whole preparation. To make sure your suitcase is fully packed, you need to take care of a few other things. If you want to know more about preparing for a tri, we recommend our article titled “The tri”. “How to prepare for a psychedelic trip? That is, everything you need to know about set & setting”

The content on psychodelicroom.co.uk is educational, research, and is an expression of many opinions, to which one should reserve. We do not encourage or even discourage the use of any means of influencing consciousness, all of which can both cure and do great harm. In particular, we advise against growing mushrooms from growkits in countries where it is illegal – min. in Poland – because it involves criminal liability. We recommend that growkits purchased from us be disposed of 72 hours after receipt.






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