Hosted bySusannah Wilson

Curated byDeenah Vollmer, Hark Editor

11 CLIPS48 MINS
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How Ayahuasca Works

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Ethnobotanist Dr. Mark Plotkin has more than 30 years of experience studying traditional indigenous plants in Central and South America. He explains the science behind the brew and shares the details of one of his most disturbing ceremonies.
How Ayahuasca Works

Plants of the Gods: Hallucinogens, Healing, Culture and Conservation podcast

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A Ceremony at the Temple of the Way of Light in Peru

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The Temple of the Way of Light is an ayahuasca center outside of Iquitos, Peru. On the podcast Crossing Continents, we hear from a British man named Edward Owen, who sought out ayahuasca to help with his anxiety.
A Ceremony at the Temple of the Way of Light in Peru

Crossing Continents

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Ayahuasca: The Television of the Forest

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Anthropologist Jeremy Narby talks to Psychedelics Today about the problem with trying to verify hallucinations and his new book, Plant Teachers: Ayahuasca, Tobacco, and the Pursuit of Knowledge.
Ayahuasca: The Television of the Forest

Psychedelics Today

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Westerners Want to Take the Ayahuasca Too

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How is ayahuasca used traditionally and by whom? Hosts of The Reference Desk take a deep dive into the history and usages of ayahuasca, including how it’s become popular for Westerners.
Westerners Want to Take the Ayahuasca Too

The Reference Desk

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Peru or the US? How to Choose Where to Do Ayahuasca

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DoubleBlind magazine co-founder Shelby Hartman shares her thoughts on choosing ceremonies in the US vs. the Amazon.
Peru or the US? How to Choose Where to Do Ayahuasca

Modern Psychedelics

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Alison’s Ayahuasca Ceremony in Peru

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Alison Richards shares her experiences with Ayahuasca in Peru. She talks about the immense physical healing and benefits she received and her discovery of how connected we all are to our environment and each other.
Alison’s Ayahuasca Ceremony in Peru

Ayahuasca Talks

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Controversy in the Amazon

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Not everyone is happy about Peru’s booming ayahuasca tourism industry. A group of indigenous healers are fighting back against what they see as the exploitation and appropriation of their cultural heritage by foreigners.
Controversy in the Amazon

Crossing Continents

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Dr. Gabor Maté on Treating Addiction with Ayahuasca

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Dr. Gabor Maté specializes in neurology, psychiatry, and psychology and is known for studying and treating addiction. He speaks to Ferris about how ayahuasca helped him understand trauma from his early childhood.
Dr. Gabor Maté on Treating Addiction with Ayahuasca

The Tim Ferriss Show

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Can Ayahuasca Be Dangerous?

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On Stuff You Should Know, Josh Clark and Chuck Bryant share some of the contraindications of ayahuasca.
Can Ayahuasca Be Dangerous?

Stuff You Should Know

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Sexual Assault in the Amazon

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In this story from Beyond Today, we hear about a young woman from New Zealand, Rebecca, who was sexually abused by a shaman.
Sexual Assault in the Amazon

Beyond Today

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The Many Different Kinds of Purges

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In this episode of The Inward Guide, an American shaman talks about the many different kinds of purges that can happen after taking ayahuasca.
The Many Different Kinds of Purges

The Inward Guide

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