5 things you should know about Ayahuasca

Ayawasca, Aya, Aioaska, or Ayahuasca are different names you hear and see. But what is the correct name, and where does it come from? How and when do you use the “medicine”? There is a lot to read and see on the internet, so you can find plenty of information.

But what is the correct information about this “medicine”? In this article, you will find 5 things you need to know about Ayahuasca.

#1 What is the correct name for this hallucinogenic drink?

You come across many variations of this drink. Ayawasca is a common variation, but you also see Aioaska, Ywaska, and other variations. Other names for this drink are Yagé, huasca, Aya, and Caapi.

But what is the official name for this drink? Ayahuasca is the correct written name. Ayahuasca means vine plant or vine.

#2 Where does ayahuasca come from?

Ayahuasca is an ancient medicine originating from the indigenous tribes of the Amazon rainforest in South America.

At least 70 indigenous tribes living in the Amazon region are known to consider Ayahuasca a sacred medicine.

Its use is guided by a medicine man (shaman) and is passed down from generation to generation in this culture.

#3 What is Ayahuasca exactly?

Ayahuasca is a tea or drink made from two ingredients originating in the rainforest. The vine and the Viridis plant. Both are boiled for hours to create a brown, tea-like drink. This drink is called Ayahuasca.

Ayahuasca, at the right dosage, has visual hallucinatory effects.

#4 What does Ayahuasca do?

Ayahuasca has a visual hallucinatory effect. At the right dosage, the body enters a state of intoxication that produces dreamlike images. In the beginning, the experience can be unpleasant as symptoms such as sweating, vomiting, and diarrhea may occur. The next stage is spiritual travel or inner journeys in which you converse with your inner soul.

BNN’s Drug Lab made a good documentary on how an Ayahuasca ceremony works and what the effects are.

#5 For whom?

If you are open to new insights and lessons about yourself and the things that are important to you. We stand for a combination of traditional knowledge, modern research, and plant medicine-related practices. In our safe setting with the right facilitators, you can truly take the journey of a lifetime. It is also suitable for people who have somehow gotten stuck. Stuck in their personal development. In not feeling self-love anymore. Or have problems with gloom, anxiety, or addictions. You can gain important insights into the problems of your life and solve them yourself by being able to look at them from a different perspective.

There are countless problems and questions for which our plant ceremonies can contribute to a solution.

For example:

– Overwork
– Burn-out
– Depression
– Tension
– Fears
– Grief
– Loneliness
– Negative self-image
– Mourning for loss
– Addictions
– Fear of commitment
– Fear of abandonment
– Social anxiety
– Communication problems
– Psychosomatic problems
– Feelings of inferiority

Also, from the point of view of personal growth, it is a very special experience to get acquainted with your own world that is bigger than you can imagine.

Participating in an Ayahuasca ceremony.

If you want to participate in an ayahuasca ceremony, it is important to inform yourself well beforehand. The right guidance by experts is very important during a ceremony.

At Mindtravellers, you can find this experience and expertise. For questions, you can always contact Mindtravellers. More information can be found on Mindtravellers.com.

The University of Maastricht, in collaboration with Mindtravellers, is conducting research on the influence of Ayahuasca on health and well-being. Dr. Kim van Oorsouw, a neuropsychologist at this university, is involved in research to explain the life-changing experiences with Ayahuasca from a scientific perspective.

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