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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
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De esta manera, es posible que el consumo de Banisteriopsis no se relacione directamente con los artefactos para esnifar tipicos del norte de Chile que se han asociado con el consumo de Anatenanthera, como ocurre entre los Piaroa del sur de Venezuela, donde se aspira yopo, y de Banisteriopsis caapi con fines farmacologicos (Rodd, 2002).
A Ong AmazonLink (2004, p.1), que analisa casos de biopirataria no Brasil, mostra que a andiroba (Carapa guianensis), a copaiba (Copaifera multijuga), ayahuasca (Banisteriopsis caapi) e acai (Euterpe oleracea) possuem varias patentes no exterior.
Ayahuasca is a brew made from the banisteriopsis caapi vine, known for its divinatory, hallucinogenic effects and is traditionally consumed by Amazonian Peruvians.
Such was the case with Banisteriopsis caapi, a vine known locally as yage, which, when combined with other ingredients, produces ayahuasca, a potent hallucinogen with anti-inflammatory properties.
The decoction is usually made with Banisteriopsis caapi and Psychotria viridis or B.
(4) El ayahuasca es un brebaje producto de la mezcla de dos plantas de origen amazonico: la Banisteriopsis caapi (liana amazonica que contiene alcaloides beta-carbolinos), y la Psychotria viridis (que contiene DMT).
2258 BP) include Banisteriopsis caapi, bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria), guava (Psidium guajava), maize, manioc, and sweet potato.
(1) El yage (Banisteriopsis Caapi) pertenece a la familia de las Malpighiaceae, son generalmente plantas lenosas en forma de lianas, son originarias de las regiones tropicales, tienen hojas opuestas y con glandulas en la base.
It is commonly obtained by the decoction of the stems of the jungle vine Banisteriopsis caapi together with the leaves from the shrub Psychotria viridis or from the liana Diplopterys cabrerana.
Refere-se a um cha feito de um cipo silvestre, o Banisteriopsis caapi, misturado a outras plantas da familia do cafe, Psychotria viridis (McKenna, 1999).