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Do Ayahuasca Shamans See Microbial Worlds in Their Visions?

Ayahuasca, yopo, and several other entheogenic substances have been trending for a few years now. Following the steps of anthropologists, Western tourists undertake pilgrimages...
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Ayahuasca Spirits Are Special Because They Are Not Real

Many people report encountering spirits and other extraordinary entities under the effects of ayahuasca and similar psychedelic substances. But are these entities...
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What Does Ayahuasca Have To Do with Ancestors and the Dead?

Ayahuasca is a powerful psychoactive brew that originates from the Amazon rainforest. The word comes from the Indigenous Quechua words huasca, meaning...
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What I Learned During 15 Years as an Ayahuasca Scientist

I was first attracted to study the Amazonian brew ayahuasca in the early 2000s, when I was a graduate student in biology...
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Where Do Ayahuasca Visions Actually Come From?

Aside from its healing properties, the sacred Amazonian brew ayahuasca is well known for inspiring deep psychonautic journeys and spectacular visions. These mind adventures...
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Why We Long to Dissolve Our Ego in the Psychedelic Ocean

Certain substances, such as DMT, psilocybin, ayahuasca, peyote, or LSD, taken in sufficient quantities, have a strong reputation of being able to push the...
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How Psychedelics Appear to Boost Creativity

Musicians, painters, dancers, designers, and other artists all have the urge to externalize inspiration through a given means. They all have access to something...
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Ayahuasca Tea Rapidly Helps Patients Heal Severe Depression

Long confined to indigenous societies of the Amazon rainforest, the ayahuasca tea is being researched by scientists as a potential medicine for depression. An article published...
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Ayahuasca Healing, Quantum Physics & the New Mind-Body Science

The Amazonian brew ayahuasca is not an ordinary medicine. It can literally shake the walls of the Western paradigm with profound internal insights, alongside...
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Could Ayahuasca Help Fight Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is one of the great, seemingly incurable plights of humanity. It is a late-onset disorder, usually developing in people over 60,...

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