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Huachuma Mesa Initiation of the Three Worlds
Huachuma Mesa Pilgrimage From Time
Ayahuasca SpiritQuest Reference library
Informational Articles about Ayahuasca, Huachuma, Shamanism,
Entheobotany, Entheoarcheology and related topics
Oco Yagé/Huambisa overview
The Amazon's Sacred Healing Plants
Recipes and Admixture Plants
The Transformative Spirit of Yagé
Mechanisms of HealingThe Scientific Investigation of Ayahuasca
A Review of Past and Current Research
an excellent paper by Drs. Dennis McKenna,
J.C. Callaway, and Charles Grob
Hallucinogenic Drugs and Plants in Psychotherapy and Shamanism
Ralph Metzner, Ph.D
Ralph Metzner on Ayahuasca
Clinical investigations of the therapeutic potential of ayahuasca:
rationale and regulatory challenges
Dennis J. McKenna. 2004. Pharmacology & Therapeutics 102:111 – 129.
Alfred Savinelli andJohn H. Halpern, MD
from the Newsletter of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies
MAPS - Volume 6 Number 1 Autumn 1995 - p. 58
Ayahuasca, Neurogenesis and Depression
Ayahuasca Can Cure Depression
Ryan Mitchell's Blog
The Ayahuasca Effect
Kirby Surprise Psy.D
Ayahuasca research proves that it heals depression
What We Can Learn From Shamanic Healing: Brief Psychotherapy With Latino Immigrant Clients
Marlene Dobkin de Rios, PhD. October 2002, Vol 92, No. 10 | American Journal of Public Health 1576-158
Emotional processing - Psychotherapy and altered states of consciousness: Principles, therapeutic possibilities and challenges
Marianne Kaspersen and Halvard Hårklau
Ayahuasca and Mental Health Among the Shuar
Monday, Mar 2nd, 2009. Ayahuasca, Indigenous Culture, Research Studies, Sacred Plants
The Concept of Plants as Teachers
among four Mestizo Shamans of Iquitos, Northeastern Perú
by Luis Eduardo Luna
Amazonian Shamanism: The Ayahuasca Experience
An Ethnobotanical Perspective on Ayahuasca
by Richard Evans Schultes, Ph.D.
Vine of the Soul
by Charlie Kidder
The Ritual and Religious Use of Ayahuasca in Contemporary Brazil
by Edward Macrae, Ph.D.
Identifying Spiritual Content in Reports from Ayahuasca Sessions
by Stanley Krippner and Joseph Sulla
by William L. Benson
Saving the Vine of the Soul
by Maria Jiménez
reprinted as a public service from the National Post
Ayahuasca: From the Amazon to the Urban Jungle
from the final annual report of the France-based organization Geopolitical Drug Watch organization (OGD)
Insightful commentary about contemporary healing with Ayahuasca
Ayahuasca and Cancer: One Man's Experience
Ayahuasca and Cancer: A Postscript
by Donald Topping, Ph.D.
reprinted as a public service from the Bulletin of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies
to the MAPS Home Page
Ayahuasca Goes To Court
by Mark Sircus
Commentary on the U.S. Supreme Court hearing on the religious use of Ayahuasca
by the Unaio Do Vegetal (UDV) Church in New Mexico
reprinted with permission of the author
Shamanism versus Capitalism
by Martin A. Lee
A Selected Bibliography of Ayahuasca Reading
recommended references on shamanism, ayahuasca, huachuma, and entheobiology,
with special focus on the indigenous people, and cultures of the Amazon, Andes and Coast of Peru
What's Happening with Indigenous Issues in Peru
Medicinal plants of the Peruvian Amazon Ayahuasca, Shamanism and Curanderismo Ayahuasca Healing in Iquitos Ayahuasca,Yagé and Harmaline Shamanism and Priesthood in the Campa Ayahuasca Ceremony South American Indian Yagé Experiences Ayahuasca and Parasites The Traditional Ayahuasquero Diet Therapeutic Potential of Ayahuasca A Cognitive Psychological Study of Ayahuasca Biopiracy Issues and Ayahuasca What is Shamanism?
Other shamanic healer-teacher-ally plants
of South America and Mesoamerica
Huachuma ~ San Pedro
"The Cactus of the Four Winds"
Echinopsis (Trichocereus) spp.
San Pedro, Peyote and Mescaline
A Visionary Catalyst for Healing
Ancient Wizardry in Modern Peru
A Huachuma Bibliography
"The Flesh of the Gods"
Teonanacatl and Ololiuqui: Magic Plants of Mexico
"Trees of the Evil Eagle"
An Ethnobotanical Perspective on Brugmansia
"Shamanic snuffs of the western Amazon"
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