ayahuasca

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Millennials on Spirit Quests Are Ruining Everything About Ayahuasca

Ayahuasca was a sacred medicine. Now it's a global 'it' drug, and the trendiness is threatening the source.
Marina Lopes
4.1.19
Drugs

Is Ayahuasca Mainstream Now?

The psychoactive Amazonian brew is gaining traction among a widening group of people.
Madison Margolin
12.20.18
The Burnout and Escapism Issue

I Took Ayahuasca at a Countryside Retreat and it Was as Profound as They Say it Is

It wasn’t scary. It was beautiful. Magical. Out of this world. It was bizarre and yet it made complete sense. And I was not alone. And I never would be again.
Anonymous Author
12.20.18
When the Drugs Hit

Why Does DMT Make You Feel Like You’re Dying?

Researchers dosed 13 people with DMT to investigate the similarities between DMT trips and near death experiences in the first study of its kind.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.19.18
psychedelics

The Connection Between Ayahuasca, Your Stomach, and Your Mind

Could changing your gut bacteria alleviate depression and anxiety?
Mackenzie Erlank
8.13.18
psychedelics

Everything You Need to Avoid Before You Take Ayahuasca

The truth behind those pre-Ayahuasca dietary and drug restrictions.
Suzannah Weiss
7.30.18
VICE Video

What It's Like to Take Ayahuasca at a Psychedelic Healing Retreat

The drug ayahuasca gives the same trip as LSD and is considered therapeutic.
VICE Staff
5.14.18
News

Canadian Lynched by Mob After Being Accused of Killing Peruvian Shaman

Here’s everything we know about the death of Sebastian Woodroffe.
Allison Tierney
4.23.18
Drugs

Criminalisation Makes It Harder to Study Ayahuasca, Scientists Say

It's an impediment to medical research on ayahuasca's potential to treat mental health disorders.
Victoria Chan
11.24.17
Health

Ayahuasca Helps Fight Depression and Alcoholism, Study Shows

The psychedelic Amazonian medicine might be more than an eight-hour bad trip.
Katherine Gillespie
11.13.17
Drugs

This Guy Makes Bootleg Ayahuasca from Traditional Japanese Herbs

A part-time "shaman" on the outskirts of Tokyo is offering hallucinatory experiences he hopes will help treat depression and spark innovation throughout Japan.
Justin Caffier
10.4.17
Drugs

The Psychedelic Revolution Is Being Led by a 79-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor

George Sarlo is throwing cash at research into how drugs like magic mushrooms can help people overcome trauma like his own.
Maia Szalavitz
6.25.17
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