Guides

The Beginner’s Guide to Healing with Huachuma (San Pedro)

What is San Pedro/ Huachuma? Huachuma, more commonly known as San Pedro in the Western world or currently known as Echinopsis pachanoi in the scientific literature, is a tall (up to 20 ft), light green, night blooming, nearly spineless, columnar cactus native to the Andes Mountains. In its native habitat it grows at altitudes of…

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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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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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