Ayahuasca Scientific Literature Overview

In response to the claims made in a 2010 communication with ICEERS by the United Nations International Narcotics Control Board regarding the ‘serious health risks’ associated with the intake of Ayahuasca, Psychologist and Ayahuasca researcher Jose-Carlos Bouso composed a document including all significant clinical and follow up trials with Ayahuasca revising the short, mid and long term effects of Ayahuasca, all of which didn’t support the INCB statement, including indicating signs of therapeutic potential in some studies.

The document was composed for the International Center for Ethnobotanical Education, Research & Service (ICEERS), and can be downloaded here.

(via Psychointegrator)

December 29, 2011National Geographic airs a program on the shamanic use of ayahuasca

Recently National Geographic aired an episode of the programme “The Witch Doctor Will See You Now” , in which explorer Piers Gibbon ingests the spirit drink Ayahuasca and explores the hallucinogenic world of a Peruvian shaman.


Read the full article here.

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