What to Know about Ayahuasca and How to Use It

Have you heard the name of this plant before? Ayahuasca is often referred to as banisteriopsis caapi vines or wine originating from South America. However, it is actually a kind of drink made of the mixture of banisteriopsis caapi and psychotria viridis. This drink has the potential to make a person hallucinate. In its development, this drink is often consumed by indigenous people in the Amazon, especially for rituals or traditional ceremonies.

You need to keep in mind this drink has MAOI and anti depressant is quite high which is actually quite dangerous if consumed in a reckless because it can cause interference in the liver and kidneys. That is why Ayahuasca should only not be consumed recklessly and only in an Ayahuasca Retreat. To use Ayahuasca, it should be done under the supervision of an expert such as a doctor, a nurse or even a shaman who understand how to use Ayahuasca safely.