a woody South American vine, Banisteriopsis caapi, of the malpighia family, having bark that is the source of harmine, a hallucinogenic alkaloid used by Amazon Indians.
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It’s not just the meditation retreats and ayahuasca shamans.The Spiritual Consciousness of Christof Koch - Issue 107: The Edge | Steve Paulson | October 13, 2021 | Nautilus
A 1,000 year-old stash found in Bolivia contained cocaine, Anadenanthera and ayahuasca—and must’ve been one hell of a trip.When Did Humans Start Experimenting With Alcohol and Drugs? | Nicholas R. Longrich | September 26, 2021 | Singularity Hub
The sprawling market there offers everything from fresh fish caught by local villagers to insect larvae and even bottled ayahuasca, a psychoactive brew popular in this part of the world.
ayahuasca/yagé is a psychoactive brew made from the Banisteriopsis caapi vine.
They make use of a narcotic drink called ayahuasca, which produces effects similar to those of opium.The Andes and the Amazon | James Orton
British Dictionary definitions for ayahuasca
a Brazilian plant, Banisteriopsis caapi, that has winged fruits and yields a powerful hallucinogenic alkaloid sometimes used to treat certain disorders of the central nervous system: family Malpighiaceae
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