The Beginner’s Guide to Ayahuasca Healing

Over the past decade, increasing numbers of Westerners have flocked to the Amazon for an experience of an ancient and potent hallucinogenic tea: ayahuasca. Used by the indigenous peoples of the region both a cure-all tonic as well as a sacrament for important spiritual, social and cultural events, ayahuasca has been popularized as a mind-blowing,…

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How Lucid Dreaming Can Enhance Your Ayahuasca Visions

Anyone who has experienced lucid dreams and plant medicine ceremonies will notice the similarities and differences between the dream state, and shamanic visions. You can have a lot of similar experiences in each state, though those experiences tend to feel much stronger in the visionary state. But the dreamstate and visionary state has key distinctions,…

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Can Ayahuasca Heal Depression?

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Depression is a common mental disorder that currently affects more than 300 million people worldwide. Long-lasting depression, with moderate to severe intensity, can become a serious health condition that not only impacts an individual’s ability to function in day-to-day life, it can also result in suicide. According to the World Health Organization, nearly 800,000 people…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Healing with Peyote

What is Peyote? Lophophora williamsii also known as peyote is a small, flowering, spineless cactus that is native to North America. It grows as far north as Southern Texas in the United States, where it is found specifically, in portions of the Rio Grande Valley, and as far south as San Luis Potosi in Mexico.…

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The Uncensored Guide to Preparing for Ayahuasca Ceremony

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Ayahuasca is a powerful plant medicine long considered sacred by the indigenous peoples of the Amazon. It is a hallucinogenic tea that is made typically from the banisteriopsis caapi vine (commonly called ayahuasca) and the leaves of the psychotria viridis shrub (commonly known as chacruna), although it might also be made with the leaves of…

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