Patents on Psychedelics

Patent Application by Paul Stamets

patent application by Paul Stamets for “Compositions and methods for enhancing neuroregeneration and cognition by combining mushroom extracts containing active ingredients psilocin or psilocybin with erinacines or hericenones enhanced with niacin” recently published.

Paul Stamets is one of the world’s leading mycologists and an expert in psilocybin containing mushrooms. He is the author of several books on the topic, including one entitled Psilocybin Mushrooms of the World.

According the the published application, Stamets’s invention relates to using psilocybin and niacin for neuroregeneration.  In particular, it focuses on “neuroregenerative compositions based upon constituents isolated from or contained within mushroom fruitbodies or mycelia, or the corresponding synthetic molecules, combined with niacin.”

Psilocybin Patent Application by Compass Pathways

Compass Pathways appears to have a patent application in Great Britain for “Preparation of Psilocybin, different polymorphic forms, intermediates, formulations and their use”:


According to Google Patents GB201716505A appears to be a pending application (aka GB Patent application number GB1716505.1) with a priority date of October 9, 2017.