The research and development aspect of the company is exploring the benefits of psilocybin. Taking advantage of the relaxed laws towards magic mushrooms in Jamaica and the British Virgin Islands, where the plants grow naturally, Green Parrot will be researching biosynthesis and optimization of the compound.
Medical tourism is already well-established in the Caribbean, with local laws enticing companies to expand to the region. Foreign patients are attracted by cheaper treatments and the excellent climate. Green Parrot is setting up wellness centres with a proprietary treatment which has been clinically shown to improve symptoms of irritable bowel disease.