At Chacruna: Curing an Incurable Disease in the Amazon Jungle

Lynne Nardizz Eight years ago, I was diagnosed with an incurable autoimmune disease.  Two years ago, I went to the Amazon jungle in Peru for shamanic […]

At Chacruna: Why LGBTQI+ Members are Creating Their Own Ayahuasca Circles

Shelby Hartman Dee Adams knew she was going to participate as facilitator of ayahuasca retreats one day. She’d heard the message, years ago, in a ceremony. Ayahuasca, […]

At Chacruna: Ayahuasca Community Guide for the Awareness of Sexual Abuse

Emily Sinclair and Beatriz Labate Many individuals participate in ayahuasca ceremonies for healing purposes, sometimes specifically to heal trauma caused by sexual abuse. Considering this, it […]

At Chacruna: Smoking the Toad

Wade Davis With the sun going down over the Sonoran Desert, Andrew [Andrew Weil, M.D] led me down a dusty trail toward a narrow draw that […]

At Chacruna: Psychedelics, Sex, and Consent: A Brief History

Alexander Dawson, Ph.D. When I started university 34 years ago, I encountered numerous male professors whose personal histories included a former wife (who had typed their […]

At Chacruna: Please Support Psychedelic Decriminalization in Oakland

We are sharing here a message from our friends in Decriminalize Nature Oakland: “We need your support! Our friends in Oakland are working with Councilmember Gallo’s […]