Jada Pinkett Smith Reveals Psilocybin Helped Her Overcome 'Crippling Depression' In 'Red Table Talk' About Psychedelics

This article by Travis Reilly was originally published on Psychedelic Spotlight, and appears here with permission.

Will Smith's wife, and her son, Jaden, lead a great conversation about psychedelics with author Michael Pollan and other guests on the Facebook Watch show "Red Table Talk."

Jada Pinkett Smith and her son Jaden spoke candidly about their profound experiences with plant medicine on a new psychedelics-themed episode of the Smith family’s Facebook Watch series Red Table Talk.

Jada began Wednesday’s broadcast by telling viewers she’d struggled with “crippling depression” for 10 years before successfully overcoming it with mushroom therapy. “The thing about plant medicine is not only does it help you feel better but it helps you solve the problems of how you got there in the first place,” the 49-year-old producer and “Matrix Resurrections” star explained.

Jada isn’t the first member of her famous family to open up about mind-altering experiences with plant medicine, either. Just last month her movie star husband Will Smith came out of the psychedelic closet, revealing he’d found a “taste of freedom” after using ayahuasca. Their 23-year-old son Jaden hasn’t shied away from the psychedelic spotlight either. The actor and musician recently released a psychedelics-inspired mixtape.

Filling in for his sister Willow Smith on Wednesday’s Red Table Talk, Jaden revealed precisely what drew him toward plant medicine in the first place. “It started as pure …

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