About Ayahuasca

The word “ayahuasca” is a Quechua term composed of two words: aya, which means “corpse, dead, dead human body.” and waskha, which means “rope, cord, braided or twisted wire.” Thus, it has commonly been translated as “the vine of the dead” or “the rope of the dead.”

Ayahuasca is a decoction of the Amazonian vine Banisteriopsis caapi. Its chemical ingredients are known as harmalines. Some ethnic and religious groups add the Psychotria viridis plant to ayahuasca, which has visionary effects and whose active component is dimethyltryptamine (DMT).

ICEERS International Center for Ethnobotanical Education Research and Service.

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THE HEALING POTENTIALS OF AYAHUASCA

Ayahuasca is not a magic pill that will instantly solve all your problems. Although, sometimes solving a problem does happen, especially through integration. Our ayahuasca retreats provide a gateway for the journey into wholeness. With clear intentions and a sincere commitment to work with plant medicines, there are many potentials for healing and living a whole life—creating reality with purpose.

“Consciousness does not just passively reflect the objective material world; it plays an active role in creating reality itself.”

—Stanislav Grof

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Unhealthy Habits and Patterns

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Post-Traumatic Stress

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Weak Immune System

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AYAHUASCA RETREATS TRANSFORMATION

Deep transformation is possible at our retreats. Plant medicines show us, and aid us, in transforming ourselves—so that we may live a more soulful life and enhance the world around us.

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.”

- Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning

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MOST FEQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT AYAHUASCA

Every single ayahuasca ceremony is different for each person and every single time. Ayahuasca is an Amazonian native plant with psychoactive properties. Thus, our shamans and facilitators will be with you during the whole experience to make sure you have the best experience possible.

No. People who drink ayahuasca do not develop tolerance to it, which means you will not need a higher dose every time you take it.

There are several studies about this subject, but it is agreed upon that you can take ayahuasca once per month the earliest after a retreat.

People take ayahuasca several times because they find it easier to be in a mindful state of mind, improve acceptance of themselves and can thus help with trauma an certain mental issues.

These are two common side effects of taking ayahuasca, so you may experience vomitting or diarrhoea. Many people welcome this feeling as a sign of cleansing during the session.

Visions are just a small part of your ayahuasca experience, but you may encounter some. Common visions include bright and shiny colours and imagery that will have a personal meaning to you. However, remember that each person's experience is different.

Because the essence is nurturing, loving, and caring like that of a mother. It is herein where the “healing” properties are found—revealing hidden realms of the subconscious while providing a universal love to accept everything they revealed.

Scientifically, it has been proven that among its benefits, it can correct and restores neural connections of the brain, improving health and emotional background. Additionally, you receive the feeling of universal love for all living things, including yourself. You will feel renewed energy, peace, and harmony within the world.