The Ayahuasca Experience – A Hallucinogenic Brew

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Throughout the Amazon, the Ayahuasca experience has been widely used for healing purposes as well as spiritual exploration.  Ayahuasca means ‘vine of the soul’ and this is the name that is used to identify the main ingredient of a potion mixture that has psychoactive effects. The mixture composes a jungle vine called Banisteriopsis caapi and the leaves of the plant called Chacruna or Psychotria viridis and sometimes Mimosa hostilis. These ingredients are then boiled together to create the Ayahuasca brew. During a ritual ceremony, the Ayahuasca brew is consumed together with an Ayahuasquero or otherwise known as an Ayahuasca shaman to aid as guidance to see the spirit world as well as for the cure of some mental and also physical ailments. The Ayahuasca has been utilized for more than 5,000 years in the Central American and South American countries like Panama, Ecuador, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Bolivia as well as Peru.peru 300x196 The Ayahuasca Experience   A Hallucinogenic Brew

The Ayahuasca Experience is actually a psychoanalytic as well as a psychotherapeutic tool that aides people in becoming conscious of their problems and ailments. Moe than that, the Ayahuasca also is said to cure drug addictions, alcoholism as well as a number diseases. The Ayahuasca tea contains MAOIs harmine, tryptamine alkaloids, harmaline and tetrahydroharmin, harmalinic acid, DMT as well as harmine N-oxide. This is also considered as a master plant as this is believed to have the tendency to open a portal towards the spirit world by means of vision and conversation experiences.

The Ayahuasca ceremonies are held in the jungles at night where the Ayahuasquero provides doses of the Ayahuasca brew to the participants. After this, the Ayahuasquero then sings a song for the spirits to call them for aid when the healing ceremony progresses. After 60 minutes, the euphoric ecstasy is experienced and the first visions begin to appear. The shaman moves a lot during the ceremony while he shakes a rattle, blowing smoke to the participants and exorcising evil spirits that are believed to be the cause of the disease and various ailments experienced by the participants.

The Ayahuasca experience will consists of visual as well as auditory hallucinations which are believed to contain symbolic significance to the one who experiences it. On the other hand, the Ayahuasca also induces dizziness as well as nausea and vomiting. Basically, the Ayahuasca experience is believed to provide you with power, knowledge as well as vision that can help you get in touch with your inner self.

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