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DIY magic mushroom capsules for microdosing

Mushroom capsules for microdosing
DIY capsules with mushroom powder

How to make capsules with mushroom powder for microdosing

Capsules with mushroom powder is the most convenient way for taking mushroom microdoses. This method saves your time and helps to take constant dosage every time, that is very important.

For a conscious microdosing follow the schedule and take a break between microdosing courses. If you don't know exactly your own microdose you can prepare capsules of different weights and determine it experimentally during your calibration period.

❗️Check out: Mushroom Microdosing Guide

Before making capsules for microdosing many questions arise. Let's figure out!

How much mushroom powder contains in one capsule? Capsule size for mushroom microdosing

Capsule sizes and approximate content of powder in their volume are given in the table below.

Common gelatin capsules sizes and volume for microdosing psilocybin mushrooms Psilocybe Cubensis
Table of capsule sizes and volumes for psilocybe cubensis microdoses

#00 or #0 or #1 are optimal sizes

On the photo below you can see "0" size hard vegetarian stomach-soluble capsules we used for preparation mushroom microdoses. This capsule size allows you to adjust the microdose up to 0.3g of mushroom powder in one capsule

Empty gelatin gastric soluble capsules for microdosing psilocybin mushrooms
Hard gelatin capsule "0" size (0.68 ml) - 100 pcs. Empty gastric soluble capsules for mushroom microdosing

The weight can be adjusted based on your individual microdose. It's easy to guess if you need 0.4 grams, then prepare 2 capsules 0.2g each.

What capsules to choose for mushroom microdosing?

Stomach-soluble or intestine-soluble? Gelatin or Vegetarian?

There are capsules soluble in the stomach and capsules soluble in the intestines. For mushroom microdosing choose stomach-soluble capsules, as absorption of alkaloids with the stomach is a standard practice for microdosing.

Vegetarian or Gelatin capsules is up to you. It doesn't influence on microdosing effects at all. Choose according to your individual preferences and lifestyle.

DIY capsule filling for microdosing

How to prepare capsules for microdosing mushrooms
Preparation capsules for microdosing psilocybin mushrooms at home

What you need for making capsules for microdosing:

1. Dry Mushrooms. They should crumble easily, like chips. If mushrooms aren't dried enough, you won't be able to turn them into a powder

🔴 Recommended: How to Dry and Store Magic Mushrooms

2. Empty stomach-soluble capsules. Use #00 or #0 or #1.

Shroomok's Choice on Amazon:

Size 00 - Empty Vegan Capsules - 100/500/1000 Count - Dif. Colors - $7.89

Size 0 - Empty Vegan Capsules - 100/500/1000 Count - Dif. Colors - $6.99

3. Jewelry or Medical or Laboratory milligram scales.

It is important to know the exact weight of each microdose. Never take microdoses on eye!

Shroomok's Choice on Amazon:

Digital Mini Scales - Capacity 200g, Accuracy 0.01 g - $10.99

4. Coffee grinder to turn dried mushrooms into powder

Shroomok's Choice on Amazon:

Stainless Steel Coffee Grinder w/Cleaning Brush, Different Designs $23.95

5. Tweezers or Capsule Filling Tools for fast and easy capsule filling.

You can also use Capsule Filling Machine for fast filling a bunch of capsules (100 capsules at a time). However you don't need so much at once.

Shroomok's Choice on Amazon:

Capsule Filling Kit for Pill Filler $9.99 - for filling capsules one by one

DIY microdosing capsules

1. Grind dried mushrooms in coffee grinder. Open capsule's cap and fill it with mushroom powder. Tamp it with Tweezers or Capsule tamper

capsules for microdosing magic mushrooms
Preparation capsules for microdosing psilocybin mushrooms. Put grinded psilocybe cubensis powder in a capsule and tamp it down with tweezers

2. Close your capsule. Check the weight with milligram scales. When weighting a capsule note that the weight of empty capsule is 0.05 grams.

3. Store ready-made capsules for microdosing in the refrigerator or dark place at room temperature. Take microdoses according to your schedule

Ready to use mushroom microdose in capsule
Ready to use microdoses of psilocybin mushrooms (0,15 gram/capsule) for storing in refrigerator and further consumption according to microdosing schedule

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Joe (the other Joe)

Thanks for all your great publications.

After long searching I found a nice "low budget" (< 90 EUR for 0,01g) professional scale I would recommend:

Manufacturer: KERN
Model: EHA 500-2 (Max 500 g: d=0,01 g, also in oz/ct/dwt
Big plus: 9v power supply included or battery powered

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