At Chacruna: How Our Santo Daime Church Received Religious Exemption to Use Ayahuasca in Canada

Rev. Dr. Jessica Rochester In June 2017, after 17 years of working with the Canadian government, the Santo Daime Church, Céu do Montréal, Eclectic Center of the […]

At Chacruna: How the Amazonian Tea Ayahuasca Affects Mental Health

Dr. Adele Lafrance, Dr. Anja Loizaga-Velder, Jenna Fletcher & Dr. Timothy D. Brewerton More and more people from around the globe are turning to ayahuasca, the […]

At Chacruna: My Degree Is From The Forest

Leopardo Yawa Bane I believe that the issue of Ayahuasca is, in essence, an issue of human rights: as humans of this earth I believe that […]

At Chacruna: Ayahuasca Propaganda and Society’s Addiction to Moral Panic

Dena Sharrock, Ph.D. (c) Public opinion matters; and, when it comes to mind-altering substances such as the Amazonian shamanic brew ayahuasca, moral panic matters. The “drugs” […]

Talking ayahuasca with Dr Beatriz Labate

This week we are speaking to Dr Beatriz Labate. Bia is an anthropologist and author or editor of dozens of books and academic papers on psychedelics. […]

At Chacruna: Cultivating the Mind, Body & Spirit with Ayahuasca

Dr. Clancy Cavnar Ayahuasca has been called the teacher of all teachers, and its lessons are respected by those who use it in every format and […]