Magic Mushroom Tincture Boxes & Labels [2021 Guide]

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What’s the deal with the mushrooms? Why is everyone so crazy about them? Oh, I’m not talking about those mushrooms that end up cooked and served on our plates, no. I’m talking about shrooms.
 
Shrooms or medicinal mushrooms have been studied and used for thousands of years. Ancient civilizations used them in spiritual ceremonies and to treat people’s bodies and minds.
 
We lost a lot of knowledge in time, but modern science seems to be catching up quickly. Researchers are running clinical trials on the psycho-active ingredient in mushrooms, psilocybin. But they still need evidence to support its health benefits.

Yet, many people are already using products claiming their powerful healing properties.

Thanks to methods that can extract the potent nutrients in mushrooms, people can make their tinctures.

And companies are selling medicinal mushroom-based products as dietary supplements and functional foods.

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Among these, tinctures seem to be growing in popularity. So manufacturers need to use the right tools to stand out in a new and growing market. One of the best ways to do that is through quality and compliant magic mushroom tincture boxes & labels.
 
In this post, you’ll learn about:

Let’s get started.

1. The “Psychedelic Renaissance”: Hallucination or Reality?

Oregon took a bold initiative to legalize medical psilocybin and decriminalize recreational drugs. But not without making a stir among local and national authorities.

On November 3, 2020, voters approved Measure 109 and 110. So, Oregon became the first state to legalize psilocybin in the so-called “magic mushrooms” on a statewide basis.

It’s also the first state to do away with criminal charges and jail time for personal drug possession of hard drugs, such as heroin, cocaine, meth, or LSD (Measure 110).

This initiative encouraged more states to ease restrictions on recreational drugs across the country.

Why is Oregon so involved in legalizing psilocybin?

One in every five adults in Oregon is dealing with a mental health condition. The state has one of the highest prevalence of mental illness among adults in the USA.

So, Oregon therapists wrote Measure 109 to use psilocybin for treating patients. It would help people suffering from anxiety, depression, and other ailments.

If psilocybin-assisted treatment proves to be successful, it could save the state a lot of money currently spent on treating chronic conditions.

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With the help of the Oregon Health Authority (OHA), steps are being taken to improve people’s lives and health. Plus, to find better tax administration solutions.

And legalizing psilocybin is one of them.

“A growing body of evidence demonstrates that psilocybin-assisted therapy is safe and uniquely effective. We think that this novel approach could help alleviate the mental health crisis here in Oregon by addressing costly epidemics like suicide, treatment-resistant depression and anxiety, PTSD, and addiction to drugs, alcohol, and nicotine.” (Oregon Psilocybin Society)

What is psilocybin?

Psilocybin is a hallucinogenic chemical produced by certain fresh and dried magic mushrooms.
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When ingested, the body converts it into psilocin (serotonergic psychedelic substance).
 
This substance has mind-altering effects like those of LSD and DMT.

The effects usually include euphoria, visual and mental hallucinations, perception changes, distorted sense of time, and spiritual experiences. But they can also have possible adverse reactions such as nausea and panic attacks.

Measure 109 - supporting psilocybin-assisted therapy

How does psilocybin legalization work? 

No matter how “cool” it may sound to some, we should avoid any confusion that can make people think they can throw “shroom” raves.

Psilocybin is still illegal and a Schedule 1 drug under federal rules. It has not been decriminalized.

What the measure did was to create a legal framework and a new state-licensed therapy program. This program allows people to receive treatment with psilocybin ONLY in supervised settings.

For the next two years, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) will be responsible for this program and will create regulations.

Therefore, people must be aware that the substance will not be available to buy in stores or take home, as some might rush to think.

Clients will be able to buy it and consume it only in a psilocybin service center. And this will happen under the supervision of a therapist or service facilitator.
 
In brief, the measure:

Establishes:

  • A regulatory framework through the Oregon Health Authority
  • An Advisory Board to advise OHA and monitor the program
  • A tracking system for psilocybin products
  • A two-year development period before licenses will be granted

Does not allow:

  • Retail sales
  • Access to minors (only persons 21 years of age or older)
  • Off-site consumption or possession
  • Branding or advertising of psilocybin products
  • Untracked psilocybin production, inventory, or delivery

Moving forward.

Licensed Manufacturers

Manufacturers can start applying for licenses issued by OHA in the first half of 2023. The licenses will be annual (with fees to be established) and granted only to manufacturers who prove Oregon residency for two or more years.
 
Considering that things can evolve at a larger scale in the future, this can open up many business opportunities.
 
Keep reading.

2. FDA and Psychedelic Psilocybin

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has a significant contribution in speeding up researching and approving psilocybin therapy. The FDA called it a “breakthrough therapy” two times already.
 
Breakthrough therapy means there’s clinical evidence indicating that a specific substance/drug shows great improvement and advantage over already available therapies.
 
The FDA’s help to speed up drug development and review might clear the path for a new niche market.
 
However…

3. Magic Mushroom Products Sold On The Market

Although psilocybin has not yet been decriminalized, many companies worldwide sell medicinal mushrooms or shroom-based products.
 
But how can companies sell these products when the active ingredient in the magic mushrooms is still illegal?
 
Well… Let’s say pretty much in the same way CBD products made their way to the shelves. Except hemp-based products are now legal, but under very specific conditions and varying from state to state.

Dietary supplements and functional foods

The medicinal mushroom products on the current market come as dietary supplements and functional foods, such as the ones below:
People are going crazy for such products. But in the current context related to psychedelics, the CLAIMS printed on the packaging are a real exclamation mark. 
 
What you claim about your magic mushroom products will include them in the dietary supplements category or in the drug category.
 
The FDA has clear guidelines and regulations for both these categories. And companies should strictly follow them and all federal law requirements.
 
Failure to do so may lead to legal action. This is not only unpleasant and harmful for a business’s reputation, but it can eventually shut it down.
 
This being said…

4. Claims That Can Make Your Magic Mushroom Product A Drug

I’ll get straight to the point. If you’re producing or medicinal magic mushroom products, the best advice is:

AVOID making any claims that your product cures, alleviates, treats, or prevents diseases or any physical condition!

It’s tempting. And, understandably, you want to highlight the health benefits of your product. But you’re safe if you don’t go in that direction.

Example of best-to-be-avoided claims:

  • “alleviates respiratory diseases”
  • “anti-inflammatory effects”
  • “reduces pains”
  • “boost immune system”
Claims like these can only legitimately be made for drugs. And they will establish that your product is a drug and not a dietary supplement.
Specifically, a “new drug.” And unless it was FDA-approved and recognized as safe and effective, it cannot be introduced and sold on the market.
 
Plus, as drugs can only be safely used at the direction and under the supervision of a licensed practitioner, you risk misbranding it. This means, again, violating the rules.
Here’s an example of the FDA sending a Warning Letter to the managers of a company requesting the correction of the violation.

The purpose of this example is not to point fingers. It’s meant to help companies have a clearer idea about what they need to do and how to present their products in a way that they are legally safe.

5. Compliant Magic Mushroom Tincture Labeling

According to the FDA’s definition, dietary supplements intend to supplement the diet. They include ingredients such as vitamins, minerals, herbs, amino acids, and enzymes. But they are not meant to cure ailments.
 
Therefore, there are precise labeling statements that you should have on your shroom tincture boxes and labels. Make sure to always check and follow the FDA’s guidelines before you start designing.
 
Here’s what’s mandatory to include:

Name of your dietary product (e.g. “Reishi Mushroom Tincture”).

Amount of product without the packaging or container.

Supplement Facts or Nutrition Facts. State the Serving size and Serving per container.

List all ingredients and excipients in order of weight.

The name, address, and phone number of the manufacturer must appear both on the box and on the label.

And there’s more.

Other details to add about your magic mushroom product

A customer will come back if they can trust you and know they can rely on you. They’ll appreciate full transparency when it comes to the products they buy and ingest. Who wouldn’t? No money is better well spent than on complete satisfaction.

So here’s some more info to add on your mushroom tincture packaging:

Note: You can display all this information on the front panel and the information panel, both on the boxes and labels.
 
Indeed, this might not make it a piece of cake to design the packaging. There are so many things to consider. However, one of the advantages of boxes is that they offer much more space for all the information.
 
So, with the guidelines in one hand, and creativity in the other, you’re packaging can’t be anything else than amazing.

Quick friendly tips

  Make it fun 

  Make it represent you and your care for nature and health

  Tell your story and the story of your mushrooms

  Let people know how you started your business and what you stand for

  Establish a connection, expand your tribe and invite people to join your cause

Beyond any rules, regulations, design, marketing, and so on (you get the point), be upfront and authentic.

As for the rest… YourBoxSolution will turn your creative ideas into outstanding mushroom tincture boxes & labels to complement your brand.

6. Your Magic Mushroom Tincture Boxes & Labels From YourBoxSolution

Make your brand look professional without compromising safety and presentation. We have exactly what you need to make magical mushroom tincture boxes & labels.

Let me walk you through.

Material options for magic mushroom tincture boxes

Our SBS Paperboard (Solid Bleached Sulphate) is 50% recycled, 30% of which is post consumer waste material.

The paperboard thicknesses go from 17.2pt and 19.2pt with a coated top surface in one layer (C1S) to 24pt paperboard with both surfaces coated (C2S).

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Kraft Paperboard is an eco-friendly alternative. If you’re committed to natural products and environmental sustainability this can be your perfect choice. Kraft paper has a slight texture, so it’s also particularly pleasant to touch. It provides an enjoyable sensory experience.

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Metallized paperboard has a fine silver film substrate. It makes any color look metallic without using dies or hot foil stamping. You can choose if you want the shiny effect to cover the entire box or just some parts of it. Find out more about printing on metallic paper.

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All our materials are high-quality and created sustainably.

Type of magic mushroom tincture boxes

For oils, tinctures and similar products, our straight tuck boxes are the best fit.

They are suitable for any glass bottle size and offer protection for shipping and handling while offering you full freedom in terms of design.

If you want to add extra protection and customization, we’d love to help and offer several coating options.

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Coatings - For high-end magic mushroom tincture boxes

  • Default coating
  • UV dried liquid coating
  • Protection against sun rays
  • Gloss coating on determined areas
  • Contrast makes the glossy area “pop up”
  • Slick and shiny finish
  • Smooth surface
  • Adds thickness and strength to the box
  • Ideal for creating a sensory appeal
  • Hints to luxury
  • Adds strength to the box
  • Can take a beating
  • Very soft sheen, not a full true matte finish
  • Adds extra thickness, strength to the box

Do you want to let people have a peek of what’s inside?

Custom cutouts are a wonderful way to display the contents of your mushroom tincture boxes. A cutout is a shape that is cut out of any panel of your box.

It can be of any size as long as it does not affect the integrity of the box. Cutouts can be applied to white, Kraft, or metallic paper.

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box-insert

Inserts are what we call the extra mile because they keep tincture bottles from moving inside the box and breaking.

It’s an additional safety measure to show customers that you care about your products, as well as their satisfaction.

Embellishments for your magic mushroom tincture boxes

Embellishments create a luxurious look and give refinement to your products. And the prices won’t break your budget.

Embossing is a post-print technique that creates a tridimensional raised pattern on your box.

It is often used to highlight the logos or specific brand elements on the box. The effect is a box interesting to the touch, with a very luxurious feel.

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Debossing is a post-print technique that creates a tridimensional lowered pattern on your box.

When combined with embossing, hot foil stamping and different coatings, it offers customers the pleasure of a full tactile experience.

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This is the process of applying a “foil” onto the box, which produces a metallic effect.

It looks best when used to emphasize a logo or a design element. It can be combined with embossing to create a more striking 3D image.

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Inside printing

What’s great with boxes is that without having to make a hole in your budget, you can add more value to your product. Print a custom design on both the exterior and the interior of your box.

Interior printing allows you to continue your branding story to the inside of the box.

You can print an interior nice pattern to match the whole idea of your product (like small different mushrooms, for example).

Or you can just continue the graphics displayed on the outside. This space is perfect to write a short message, a quote, the description of your brand, or even instructions.

The Cost-Effective Packaging For Your Shroom Product - Labels

All products have labels, but not all products have boxes. Though many companies prefer to have both, some sell them without a packaging. So labels are a cost-effective alternative and necessity.

Either way, YourBoxSolution prints the best-quality labels that you can easily apply on glass containers, paperboard boxes, and any surface without worrying they would come off.

Our labels are made of a durable material called BOPP, which makes them:

You can decide what personality and look to give to your labels by choosing from our white, clear, and metallic options. Each of them has a special touch and, combined with your graphics, can make your products unique.

White labels
Clear labels
Metallic labels

Coatings and finishes are available for labels, too. And the best part is that both your boxes and labels can have the exact color matching and coating. They’ll look and feel the same. This is great for branding because it keeps the consistency and builds a solid image of your brand.

Add extra protection and customization for FREE with gloss lamination and matte lamination. For an additional fee, the soft-touch lamination will create a shine-free surface of your labels making them smooth at the touch and elegant to the eye.

All sizes and shapes are available. Choose yours. There’s nothing we cannot do for your labels to look amazing.

You can give your magic mushroom tincture the packaging it deserves without spending a fortune and waiting for months. 

At YourBoxSolution we strive to offer the best quality, giving you the ability to order small quantity boxes and labels (as low as 250 pieces). You can have multiple design options at bulk rate prices, and you can design your very own custom box with specialty inks.

7. Final Thoughts - A Promising Future

The legal framework for psilocybin is still “under construction.” Yet, the future tends to look promising. Measure 109 offers the best way for it to be legally introduced on the market in a near future, following the steps of the CBD.
 
Investors fund campaigns and organizations that militate to “decriminalize nature” for the ultimate purpose of healing humanity.
 
For companies, this could mean taking new revolutionary products to the market that could open up new perspectives in the whole world.

YourBoxSolution is a US family-owned business based in Oregon. For the past 29 years, we’ve been dedicated to our customers and our priority is to exceed customer’s expectations.

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