The Spiritual and Therapeutic Benefits of Icaros Songs in an Ayahuasca Ceremony

Timothy Leary wrote that set and setting—the physical environment and psycho-emotional state of an individual during a psychedelic experience—are perhaps the most important factors in how beneficial the experience is for a given person. Psychedelic medicines can open the door to self-healing and a deeper understanding of the world, but the potency—and potential pitfalls—of these […]

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Ayahuasca Tourism: How a Psychedelic Therapist Can Help You Stay Safe When Traveling Abroad

My most intense sexual experience and most intense psychedelic experience happen to be one and the same. After an ayahuasca ceremony, my boyfriend and I were resting in our room. Despite warnings that sex after ayahuasca can cause strong emotional complications, we decided we were ready to explore it. During the act, the psychological effects […]

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Four Ways Kambo Can Enhance the Effectiveness of Ayahuasca Treatments

If you have first-hand experience with psychedelics, you know how important it is to be careful when mixing psychedelics. Once you feel comfortable with one substance, it’s natural to want to enhance and sharpen its effects with a second, complimentary substance. Unfortunately, when taken together, some psychedelics can have intense and unpredictable results that may […]

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Ancient Medicine in a Modern World: How Ayahuasca Can Heal the Plague of Depression and Anxiety

One can’t help but wonder—could the rise in people suffering from anxiety-related mental disorders be helped by the increased popularity of ayahuasca? While the industrialized world has delivered ever-increasing comfort, safety, and useful technology, it has also left a shadowy legacy of stress, isolation, and disconnection from nature and community. With more people than ever […]

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