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Banisteriopsis caapi yellow: Modern Therapeutic Potential

banisteriopsis caapi yellow

Banisteriopsis caapi yellow: An Ethnobotanical Gem with Modern Therapeutic Potential The Amazon rainforest is home to a great variety of plant species, many of which have been revered and utilized by indigenous cultures for centuries. One such plant that has been deeply woven into the fabric of traditional Amazonian societies is Banisteriopsis caapi yellow. A […]

The History of Valentine’s Day: Celebrating Love Through the Ages

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The History of Valentine’s Day: Celebrating Love Through the Ages February 14th is Valentine’s Day, a time to celebrate love and affection. The origins of this holiday date back thousands of years and have evolved over time. In this article, we’ll explore the fascinating history behind Valentine’s Day and how cultures around the world have […]

Chacra

chacra system of cultivating , two hands passing a plant

Cultivating Resilience: Why Chacra System is Key to Sustainable Farming Greetings friend, I am glad that you had the time to visit us here in lovely Saloya. I understand you have come a long way to learn about our ways of farming here in our community, our chacra system. For many years now, big agriculture […]

Richard Evans Schultes Legacy

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Richard Evans Schultes and the Legacy of Amazonian Plant Knowledge By: Andrés Molestina G Schultes, born in Boston on January 12, 1915, was the son of a working class German immigrant. During his  early life, a significant period of illnesses played a crucial role for him, his parents introduced him to botany during this time. […]

What is Minga?

Sharing food during minga.

What is Minga? By Camila Franco • 5 April 2023 There is a tradition that was once common to all cultures, one that is a part of our human nature even when our current societies don’t encourage it. It’s about people coming together with the purpose of reaching a common goal, with no money exchange […]

Ancient Spiritual Cleansing Rituals for the New Year

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Ancient Spiritual Cleansing Rituals for the New Year Traditionally, every society had its own way of celebrating a new turn around the sun, of welcoming the possibilities of a new cycle, through elaborated rituals filled with symbolism, beauty, and a great sense of belonging. Different beliefs, different languages, different rites, and ceremonies, but almost every […]

What is Ayahuasca?

“Ayahuasca is not fugitive pleasure, seedless luck, and adventure… Ayahuasca is a door, not to hear but to enter this and other natures.” With these sweet and wise words, Peruvian artists Tito la Rosa and Cucha del Águila manages to explain in a profound and symbolic way what can only be understood from the heart […]

Sign up for the free Plant Spirit Summit 2022!

Plant spirit summit 2022

Plant Spirit Summit 2022! We’re beyond excited to announce that we are the head sponsor of Entheonation’s Plant Spirit Summit 2022! : The plant spirit summit is a free 7 day online event that explores the intersection of plant spirit healing and psychedelic medicine, where over 40 artists and speakers will try to answer the […]

Don Jaime -Virgines del Sol(Live at Reserva Munay)

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  Don Jaime – Virgines Sel Sol(Live at Reserva Munay) We had the pleasure of receiving Don Jaime at Reserva Munay. Jaime is a shaman from Southern Colombia. In this video he is playing his own interpretation of Virgines Del Sol on his Charango.  Virgines Del Sol is an Andean folksong. It is usually the […]

The Katukina People (Pano)

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”5/6″][vc_column_text el_class=”lead”]Many of our rapés are sourced from the Katukina. But without further explanation this is neither wrong nor right. Identifying the Katukina based on their name is difficult, since different groups have been designated with the same name at various time and places over colonial history.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] This text relates to the group that […]

The Fantastic Powers of Mimosa Hostilis

Mimosa hostilis Root Bark

There are close to 500 different kinds of Mimosa in the world. Each one has its own unique characteristics. However, there may not be so many plants that are quite as versatile as Mimosa Hostilis. The species goes by a lot of different names. Amongst others Mimosa Tenuiflora, Jurema, or Tepescohuite.  The root bark of […]