There Is More To Microdosing Than What You Think

A microdose may not be enough for the benefits you seek. Learn how to make the most out of your practice!

Alexandre Porto
3 min readJul 20, 2023
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Microdosing has become tremendously popular in the last years due to the incessant waves of groundbreaking psychedelic research that has been painting psychedelic therapy as the latest trend in psychology when dealing with anxiety, depression, and PTSD. As a sub-perceptual dose, the participants are not meant to directly feel the acute effects of the substance but rather develop a healthier lifestyle in the long run by leveraging psychedelics in super small doses.

As a professional in the area, I get asked thousands of questions every week about the full psychedelic experience and microdosing. People looking to get into microdosing are usually looking to work on a specific goal or general well-being. In the two groups, the most frequent question asked by far is this:

“I have started my microdosing routine but I don’t notice any benefits, am I doing something wrong?”

Well, there is no general answer that fits all cases. Such as it is with acute experience, the microdosing journey is unique to each individual and the challenges are also particular…



Alexandre Porto

Pieces of the integral man. Specialist in the responsible use of psychedelics.