Traditionally, Ayahuasca was used as a spiritual drink in the Amazon basin. Nowadays, Ayahuasca may be served as a psychoactive tea or brew. The therapeutic qualities of the brew have been utilized in popular holistic drug rehab programs. Research findings indicate that Ayahausca treatment can reduce reliance on tobacco, cocaine and alcohol.
The psychoactive brew is made from Banisteriopsis caapi, a vine, and the leaves of Psychotria viridis. Since the mixture of the two plants contains monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), which can lead to a significant decline … Read More »