To Help You Determine if Ayahuasca is an Option for You
We know that being part of a retreat is an experience that will change your life, and want to make sure you have all the information you need. Below are some of our frequently asked questions and comprehensive answers to get you started.
WHAT IS AYAHUASCA
Ayahuasca — also known as the tea, the vine, and la purga — is a brew made from the leaves of the Psychotria viridis shrub along with the stalks of the Banisteriopsis caapi vine. [Learn More...]
WHAT SHOULD I DO BEFORE A AYAHUASCA CEREMONY
Preparing for your Journey
7 Days Before Ceremony
Stop Eating Red Meat
Stop Eating Pork [Learn More...]
DO I NEED ANY EXPERIENCE TO JOIN?
No, you just need to qualify as an eligible participant. To determine your eligibility, please complete the Intake Form.
Download our Medication Information Guide to describe our sacrament to your health care team, as well as a general guide to herbs, prescription medicines and illegal substances. Some medications, should be stopped within 48 hours.
We cannot provide medical advice. Please engage your healthcare team with any questions. Although this list is extensive, it is not all inclusive, and does not replace medical advice. Please consult with your doctor if you have specific questions or concerns.
You may also visit Ayahausca.org to review threads with tips on how to speak to a medical
professional about your questions.