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    Jaden Smith Said His Mom, Jada Pinkett Smith, Introduced Their Family To Psychedelic Drugs And The "Beautiful" Experiences He's Had On Them

    "Psychedelics are a way to tear down that wall and see what is beyond it."

    When it comes to experimenting with psychedelics, the Smith family isn't new to the idea.

    Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith and their children at a media event

    While speaking at the Psychedelic Science conference on Friday in Denver, Jaden Smith opened up about his relationship with the drugs and how his mom, Jada Pinkett Smith, introduced them to their family.

    Jada and Jaden at a media event

    "I think it was my mom, actually, that was really the first one to make that step for the family," Jaden said at the conference, according to Entertainment Tonight.

    Close-up of Jada in a glittery strapless outfit with diaphanous scarf

    "It was just her for a really, really long time, and then eventually it just trickled and evolved, and everybody found it in their own ways."

    Close-up of Jada  with a thin bejeweled headband

    Jaden went on to admit that using psychedelics has allowed him to explore a new level of love and empathy for his siblings, Willow and his half brother, Trey Smith.

    Close-up of Willow and Jaden wearing sunglasses

    "Siblings can argue so much and fight so much, and lord knows me and my siblings have done so much of that in the past," he said.

    Jada and Will, who's holding an award, and their children

    "But the level of love and empathy that I can feel for them inside of the [psychedelic] experiences and outside of the experiences has been something that's profound and beautiful."

    The Smith family at a media event

    The Just Water cofounder said that hallucinogenic drugs have made some of the most integral advances in treating depression, and revealed that his history with antidepressants "like Prozac" led him down the psychedelic route.

    Close-up of Jaden

    It also helped him get a better understanding about the ego, as well as undergo a deeper exploration of self-identity.

    Close-up of Jaden sitting and holding a microphone

    "It was always in my head talking, telling me what I was and what I wasn't. That was the moment that really changed me. You get to a place where you are blocked by something, whether it's a trauma or your emotions or ego, not being able to express yourself."

    Close-up of Jaden wearing a large-checkered pantsuit

    He added, "Psychedelics are a way to tear down that wall and see what is beyond it. Doing it guided with people who are professionals really increases the chances of having that mystical experience."

    Close-up of Jaden wearing a bow tie

    To learn more about Jaden's and Jada's experiences with psychedelics, check out Entertainment Tonight.