Daily Archives: February 24, 2015

Episode 16 – Taylor Marie – Ayahuasca 2

Ayahuasca , also commonly called yagé (/jɑːˈheɪ/), is a psychedelic brew made out of Banisteriopsis caapi vine in combination with various plants. It is mixed with the leaves of Chacruna or other dimethyltryptamine (DMT)-containing plant species. The brew, first described academically in the early 1950s byHarvard ethnobotanist Richard Evans Schultes, who found it employed for divinatory and healing purposes by the native peoples of Amazonian Peru, is known by a number of different names. It has been reported that some effects can be felt from consuming the caapi vine alone, but that DMT-containing plants (such as Psychotria) remain inactive when drunk as a brew without a source of […]

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