The Dos and Don'ts of Starting a Microdosing Regimen

If you want to know how to start microdosing, there are many aspects of this practice you should be aware of.

This beginner’s guide on microdosing will detail the main aspects, so you are in a position to get started.

How To Start Microdosing: Pick Your Psychedelic

First, you want to choose the psychedelic substance you want to microdose. The most common options include LSD and psilocybin mushrooms.

Microdosing LSD

Benefits – Long-lasting – Affordable – It may offer more stimulation than psilocybin.


– If you microdose LSD or a similar compound too late in the day, it may affect your ability to sleep. – Some people don’t like the more stimulating effects of LSD.

Microdosing Psilocybin Mushrooms

Benefits – Short-lasting: you can experience the effects of microdosing for a good chunk of your day but not the whole day.


– Some species of psilocybin mushrooms look like a toxic variety. – Some users would prefer the effects of microdosing to last the whole day.

Microdosing Mescaline

Benefits – Mescaline is a long-lasting psychedelic, so the effects of microdosing may last the whole day.


– Synthetic mescaline is rare and hard to come across. – You may not want the effects of microdosing to be long-lasting.

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