The Dark Side of Ayahuasca
Every day, hundreds of tourists arrive in Iquitos, Peru, seeking spiritual catharsis or just to trip their heads off. But increasingly often their trip becomes a nightmare, and some of them don't go h...
The Egyptians Had Their Own Version Of Ayahuasca They Called “The Tree Of Life”
The civilization of Egypt as we know spans back thousands of years to the days when the last great glaciers in the world were melting (10,000 BC). This information, as many of you may know, has been s...
Chemical Found In Ayahuasca May Be Able To Completely Reverse Diabetes
Diabetes currently affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide. In America alone, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that number to be approximately 20 million. Potent...
The Visionary World Of Ayahuasca – Plant Spirit Shamanism In The Amazon
by Howard G. Charing, Guest Writer Ayahuasca – Plant Spirit Medicine of the Amazon “We are not talking about passive agents of transformation, we are talking about an intelligence, a consciousness, an...
Ayahuasca & The Brain
A change to rewire the brain. Help to circumvent old patterns which cause abreation or reacting to a past event in the present. 
Looking For A Good Ayahuasca Retreat? 8 Reasons To Choose ‘The Way Inn Lodge’, Peru
With a whole slew of ayahuasca retreats cropping up all over South America these days, it can be tough to decide on a good place to go with. After doing some research online, I found The Way Inn Lodge...
Can Drinking Ayahuasca Change Your Life?
Meeting with ayahuasca for the first time, and receiving an education in enlightenment that I never expected.
The Dark Side of Ayahuasca
Every day, hundreds of tourists arrive in Iquitos, Peru, seeking spiritual catharsis or just to trip their heads off. But increasingly often their trip becomes a nightmare, and some of them don't go h...
Ceiba speciosa
The silk floss tree (Ceiba speciosa, formerly Chorisia speciosa), is a species of deciduous tree native to the tropical and subtropical forests of South America. It has a host of local common names, s...
Ceiba speciosa - Wikipedia
Zo'é language
The Zo'é language is spoken by the indigenous Zo'é people of Pará, Brazil. It is similar to the Wayampi language. Zo'é, also known as Buré, Jo'é, Poturu, Poturujara, and Tupí, is a member of the Tupia...
Zo'é language - Wikipedia
Mimosa tenuiflora
Mimosa tenuiflora, syn. Mimosa hostilis (Jurema, Tepezcohuite) is a perennial tree or shrub native to the northeastern region of Brazil (Paraíba, Rio Grande do Norte, Ceará, Pernambuco, Bahia) and fou...
Mimosa tenuiflora - Wikipedia
Alchornea castaneifolia
Alchornea castaneifolia (Iporuru, Iporoni, Iporuro, Ipururo, Ipurosa, Macochihua, Niando, Pajaro; syn. Hermesia castaneifolia Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) is a medicinal plant native to Amazon Rainfo...
Gonzales v. O Centro Espirita Beneficente Uniao do Vegetal
Gonzales v. O Centro Espirita Beneficente Uniao do Vegetal, 546 U.S. 418 (2006), is a case decided by the United States Supreme Court involving the Federal Government's seizure of a sacramental te...
Cauim
Cauim is a traditional alcoholic beverage or beer of the indigenous peoples in Brazil since pre-Columbian times. It is still made today in remote areas throughout Panama and South America. Cauim is ma...
Hura crepitans
Hura crepitans, the sandbox tree, also known as possumwood and jabillo, is an evergreen tree of the spurge family (Euphorbiaceae), native to tropical regions of North and South America, including the ...
Hura crepitans - Wikipedia
Chapacuran languages
The Chapacuran languages are a nearly extinct Native American language family of South America. There are three living Chapacuran languages, which are spoken in the southeastern Amazon Basin of Brazil...
Chapacuran languages - Wikipedia
Candoshi-Shapra language
Candoshi-Shapra (also known as: Candoshi, Candoxi, Kandoshi, and Murato) is an indigenous American language isolate spoken by several thousand people in western South America along the Chapuli, Huitoy...
Candoshi-Shapra language - Wikipedia
Shrunken head
A shrunken head is a severed and specially prepared human head that is used for trophy, ritual, or trade purposes.Headhunting has occurred in many regions of the world. But the practice of headshrinki...
Shrunken head - Wikipedia
Huachipaeri language
Huachipaeri is a native language official in the area of its use in Perú. It is also known as Huachipaire, Wacipaire, and the derogatory: "Mashco".
Opuntia
Opuntia is a genus in the cactus family, Cactaceae.The most common culinary species is the Indian fig opuntia (O. ficus-indica). Most culinary uses of the term "prickly pear" refer to this species. Pr...
Opuntia - Wikipedia
Shabono
A shabono (also xapono, shapono, or yano) is a hut used by the Yanomami Amerindians of extreme southern Venezuela and extreme northern Brazil.Used as temporary homes, traditionally constructed mainly ...
Shabono - Wikipedia
Maku language of Roraima
Roraima Maku or Mako (Spanish Macu, Portuguese Máku) is an unclassified language spoken on the Brazil–Venezuela border in Roraima along the upper Uraricoera and lower Auari rivers, west of Boa Vista. ...
Yanomaman languages
Yanomaman (also Yanomam, Yanomáman, Yamomámi, Yanomamana, Shamatari, Shirianan) is a language family spoken by about 20,000 Yanomami people in southern Venezuela and northwestern Brazil (Roraima, Amaz...
Yanomaman languages - Wikipedia
Muran languages
Mura is a language of Amazonas, Brazil. It is famous for Pirahã, its remaining dialect. Linguistically, it is typified by agglutinativity, a very small number of phonemes (11 compared to over 40 in En...
Muran languages - Wikipedia
Yacuruna
Yacuruna are a mythical water people, similar to human beings, who are said to live in beautiful underwater cities, often at the mouths of rivers. Belief in the yacuruna are most prominently found amo...