While the overdose itself was an unpleasant experience, the trip may have had "positive effects" on the chronic foot pain that the woman was suffering from, according to a case study report.
A new research center funded by private donors will study possible psilocybin therapies at Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Results could one day lead to novel treatments or therapies for reducing domestic violence, the lead author said.
Scientists would research it even more if the law would let them.
Researchers looking at the therapeutic potential of psychedelic drugs found increased neural signals in the brain scans of people given them.
A letter published in the Lancet Psychiatry Journal has claimed that psychedelic drugs are safer than currently thought.