Healing Herbs: White Sage

Colombia is one of the primary meeting places for traditions from the land of the Eagle (North America) and those from the land of the Condor (South America).  One of the most ancient of these traditions is the use of healing herbs in ceremonies, at home, and in the healing of individuals.  The Eagle Condor […]

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Choosing Between an Ayahuasca Retreat and an Ayahuasca Ceremony

Traditionally brewed Ayahuasca is composed of only two plants; the Banisteriopsis caapi vine and the leaves of either the chacruna (Psychotria viridis) or chagropanga (Diplopterys cabrerana) bush. They are cooked together in water over a wood fire by the healer close to where the Caapi vine was found and harvested.  Ayahuasca that contains other plants […]

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10 Daily Routines to Prepare for Ayahuasca Ceremonies

Implementing these daily practices in the weeks leading up to your Ayahuasca ceremony or Ayahuasca retreat will make it more probable that you receive the healing that you are seeking.  Getting into these positive routines will also help you integrate your Ayahuasca experience into your daily life after ceremony.     Connect with Nature:  Ayahuasca […]

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How To Choose a Safe Ayahuasca Ceremony

Before we review the steps you can take to give yourself the best chance of having a safe Ayahuasca ceremony, we should understand that until very recently, Ayahuasca (caapi banisteriopsis) was used exclusively by Amazonian communities.  The plant never left the jungle. It was administered by a Ayahuasca shaman (taita) who earned the trust of […]

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Ayahuasca Diet

Ayahuasca Ceremony Pre-Diet When we hear the call of Ayahuasca and the sacred medicines and actively decide to participate in a Ayahuasca ceremony or medicinal retreat, one of the main concerns that participants have is the “Ayahuasca diet”. There are so many different opinions and recommendations floating around the Internet these days that it can […]

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