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Developing Integration of Visionary Experiences: A Future Without Integration

Recently, the concept of integration has become a hot topic in the context of the use of psychedelic substances, and particularly in the Western...

How Should Plant Medicines Be Regulated?

While many of us in the psychedelic community are clear that plant medicines shouldn’t be criminalized, there is less agreement regarding what might replace...

Peyote in the United States: Prisoner of War as the War...

Peyote (Lophophora williamsii) is a small cactus of the Chihuahuan Desert that has a history of human use dating back at least 6,000 year....

Why Are Some Drugs Legal, and Others Illegal?

When Spaniards first arrived in the Americas, they encountered an array of mood altering substances, from tobacco, to chocolate, peyote, and ololiuqui. They debated...


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CULTURE

How Should Plant Medicines Be Regulated?

While many of us in the psychedelic community are clear that plant medicines shouldn’t be...

Peyote in the United States: Prisoner of War as the War Wanes

Peyote (Lophophora williamsii) is a small cactus of the Chihuahuan Desert that has a history...

Why Are Some Drugs Legal, and Others Illegal?

When Spaniards first arrived in the Americas, they encountered an array of mood altering substances,...

Can People Really Die From Drinking Ayahuasca, as Announced in the Media?

The ayahuasca tourism industry has been built on and propelled by ayahuasca’s increasing popularity as...
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Is Ayahuasca Really Disappearing?

At the April 2017 Psychedelic Science Conference in Oakland, I heard more than a few...

SPIRITUALITY

Developing Integration of Visionary Experiences: A Future Without Integration

Recently, the concept of integration has become a hot topic in the context of the...

The World’s Best Practices for Integrating Ayahuasca

Working with the Amazonian plant medicine ayahuasca presents enormous psycho-spiritual challenges. In my experience as...

My Experience as a Brazilian at a Santo Daime Retreat in the United States

It was 2016 when I got the news: I was going to the United States...
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Why a Culture of Integration is Critical For the Modern Psychedelic Movement

The continued fragmentation of modern Western culture is driving us towards social isolation. However, humans...
Ayahuasca Spirit

Cultivating the Mind, Body & Spirit with Ayahuasca

This article is the second in a series on the psychology of ayahuasca. Click here...

SCIENCE

psychedelic science

How Psychedelic Science Privileges Some, Neglects Others, and Limits Us All

Promises of psychedelic science include the opportunity to transform consciousness itself, to creatively generate new...
ayahuasca mental health

How the Amazonian Tea Ayahuasca Affects Mental Health

More and more people from around the globe are turning to ayahuasca, the Amazonian psychoactive...
set and setting

Beyond Set and Setting: A New Understanding of Psychedelics & Healing

The concept of “set and setting” has been a guiding principle of psychedelic researchers, therapists,...
ayahuasca ego

The Effects of Ayahuasca on the Ego

Ayahuasca is a medicine that has the power, in some people, to heal trauma, to...
Ayahuasca Therapy

The Therapeutic Potential of Ayahuasca

The core therapeutic issue for most of us is that we yearn to be loved...

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