ayahuasca


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caa·pi

(ka'pē),
A hallucinogenic preparation obtained from Banisteria caapi (family Malpighaceae), a South American jungle vine; contains harmine and other psychotomimetic principles.
Synonym(s): ayahuasca

ayahuasca

(ī′yə-wä′skə, ä′yə-)
n.
A hallucinogenic brew made from the bark and stems of a tropical South American vine of the genus Banisteriopsis, especially B. caapi, mixed with other psychotropic plants, used especially in shamanistic rituals by certain Amazonian Indian peoples.

ayahuasca

A psychedelic brew used by native tribes of South America in traditional spiritual ceremonies. Moclobemide serves a similar purpose as the harmala alkaloids; it has been used in modern synthetic recapitulations of the Ayahuasca ritual, and such a mixture, in which a synthetic MAOI is used in conjunction with DMT, is referred to as "Pharmahuasca".

ayahuasca

(a″yă-wos′kă) [Sp. ayahuasca fr Quechua aya, spirit + huasca, waska, vine]
Any of several psychotropic brews consumed by indigenous peoples of South America in shamanistic ceremonies. The drinks are teas made from a variety of plants rich in harmaline alkaloids and other hallucinogens.
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Police believe that roughly 20 persons who participated in the 'spirit purification' ceremony for a fee of e1/4150 each were offered a drink believed to contain ayahuasca.
In March 2019, I will attend the first ayahuasca retreat for psychotherapists at the Soltara Retreat Centre in Costa Rica (Soltara Healing Centre, 2018).
The finding was further supported when other works confirmed ayahuasca alone helps in coping with addiction, trauma, and depression by fostering altruism and generosity, while psilocybin reduces stress and anxiety in people suffering from incurable or life-threatening diseases.
that he returned from his ayahuasca retreats "troubled," and more distant.
A necessidade que essas religioes tem de cultivar o cipo Banisteriopsis caapi, popularmente chamado de jagube ou mariri, e a folha Psychotria viridis, popularmente chamada de rainha ou chacrona, para o autoconsumo do cha Ayahuasca, bem como o reconhecimento por parte dessas instituicoes de que essas plantas precisam do ambiente florestal para um melhor desenvolvimento, estiveram no cerne desta pesquisa.
Additionally, substances such as MDMA or Ayahuasca have empathic properties and are able to develop a state of trust and compassion, also allowing the emergence of ancient or removed memories, facilitating the processing of traumas and the possible treatment of addictions whose etiological cause/trigger is given by a traumatic event/component.
Preclinical, observational, and experimental studies suggest that ayahuasca and its alkaloids have anxiolytic, antidepressive, and antiaddictive effects (2,3,10-14), and studies with healthy volunteers ((2-8)) and psychiatric patients (10,11) show that it is well tolerated.
A medical toxicology consult was requested and the patient admitted to drinking a hallucinogenic tea purchased from the Internet containing ayahuasca. He reported taking no prescription or over-the-counter medications.
The author examines the use and abuse of hallucinogenic Amazonian plant medicine (in particular Ayahuasca and Kambo) by non-indigenous individuals in "plant ceremonies" for the purpose of bringing people into a state of awareness that transcends the everyday "normal" world.
The film serves as an introduction to Sister Judy's in-depth and most readable, self-published memoir, Sister Jaguar's Journey: A Nun's Ayahuasca Awakening in the Amazon Rainforest.
Entre las plantas americanas con efecto psicoactivo se destacan Erythroxylum coca (coca), Banisteriopsis caapi (yaje o ayahuasca), Lophophora williamsii (peyote), Echinopsis lageniformis (achuma), Nicotiana tabacum (tabaco) Anadenanthera colubrina y A.
The Quechua term ayahuasca, common in Peru, Bolivia, Brazil and parts of Ecuador, is used to refer to decoctions of the liana Banisteriopsis caapi with the leaves of Psychotria viridis.