Feature Articles

Ayahuasca-Tourism-Maestro Pedro Tangoa Lopez

The Dangers of the Ayahuasca Tourism Boom

Ayahuasca tourism and commercialization are distorting the cultural originality of the medicine's traditions.
Ayahuasca Harvesting

We Are Harvesting the Ayahuasca Vine at an Alarming Rate

Over-harvesting ayahuasca is putting the sustainability of the medicine, the communities, and several branches of industry in question.
indigenous ayahuasca

Don’t Forget Us Native People Behind the Ayahuasca

My name is Victoria Corisepa Dreve, I'm Harakbut, from the Wachiperi Indigenous Amazonian group. The reason why we're here is very important...
ayahuasca vibrations

Watch Kaleidoscopic Songs of Ayahuasca Shamans Vibrate Water

Mestaoui uses cymatics, the science of how sound generates shapes in physical matter, as a way to make the shamanic songs...

Pharmahuasca: Can a Chemical Ayahuasca Alternative Compare?

In the 1990s, gel caps going by the name of “pharmahuasca” circulated at psychedelic music festivals glistening with mysterious brown and yellow...
ayahuasca shaman

My 30 Years of Being an Ayahuasca Shaman for Locals and...

I would like to let you know my story and how I became a master of curanderismo and ayahuasca shamanism.
Shipibo-ayahuasca

Ayahuasca Has a Special Connection with My People, the Shipibo

Many can participate in ceremonies, but ayahuasca has a unique power and a very special connection with the Shipibo people.
ayahuasca-israel

Getting Arrested and Released for Ayahuasca in Israel

I am 45 years old, live in Israel, and am a psychotherapist in private practice. I also teach other therapists to combine shamanic...
claudio naranjo ayahuasca

Ayahuasca and the Problems of the World

I wasn't planning to be here. I wasn't planning to come to this conference because I'm running out of fuel. You know,...
DMT Science

DMT’s Mind-Bending Science—An Interview with Dr Jimo Borjigin

It’s difficult to recall the last time that I had a great meal and made the generic claim of “I love food.”...