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Ayahuasca in the Age of Neuroscience

Ayahuasca ceremonies have been recognized as both religious and therapeutic experiences by their practitioners for millennia. Today, research with this extraordinary visionary brew from...
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What I Learnt Treating 400+ Patients with Ibogaine and Ayahuasca

Since the middle of the 90s, there has been a renewed interest in the possible positive effects of many different plants and substances such...
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Is Psychiatry Ready for the Psychedelic Healing Paradigm?

How can the use of psychedelic and sacred plants help alleviate human suffering? What are the barriers to such “plant medicines,” like ayahuasca, becoming...
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Ayahuasca Grows Brain Cells. But is That a Good Thing?

I know what you're thinking: I must be running low on brain cells (and ayahuasca!) to think that growing new brain cells is possibly...
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5 Common Myths About Ayahuasca Debunked

Ayahuasca is possibly the most powerful myth-making potion on the planet, and I don't mean that in a negative sense. When ingested, the mysterious psychedelic...
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Salvador Roquet Remembered: An Innovative Psychedelic Therapist in 1960s Mexico

Dr. Salvador Roquet was a Mexican pioneer in psychedelic psychotherapy. He began his medical career in the field of public health and later became...
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Why I Became a Cannabis Researcher

CBD (cannabidiol) oil cures depression. CBD can treat schizophrenia. Everyone sleeps better on CBD.  CBD oil really seems to help reduce anxiety. I do...
Ibogaine Treatment

Is Ibogaine Treatment in Brazil Finally Stepping Out From the Underground?

Ibogaine, like other psychedelics, such as MDMA, ayahuasca, and psilocybin, has been shown to have important medicinal values. It is extracted from an African...