Banisteriopsis caapi Caupuri | 30X Concentrated Paste | Ecuador

Banisteriopsis caapi Caupuri | 30X Concentrated Paste | Ecuador

  • From the knotted caapi known as Caupuri
  • Origin: Ecuador


Family: Malphighiaceae

Genus: Banisteriopsis

Origin: Ecuador

Common names: Boa Ayahuasca, Caupuri Ayahuasca, Yellow Ayahuasca, Caapi, Yagé, Yaje, Yahe, Yaxe, Hoasca, Vine of the Soul, Bejuco de Oro, Biaxa, Dapa, Doctor, Kaapi, Kahi, Maridi, Mihi, Nepe, Pinde, Totenliane, Vine of the Dead,  and Netma.


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Banisteriopsis caapi Caupuri

We sell this superb 30X concentrated Boa or Caupuri Ayahuasca paste. The Boa or Caupuri ayahuasca belongs to the Banisteriopsis caapi species but it has distinctive large knots along its stem.  We make this paste from only clean water and freshly harvested Caupuri ayahuasca. When we use fresh vine the end-product is better than when using dried vine. Accompanied by local indigenous people, we slow boil the Caupuri ayahuasca for many hours (3 x 8 hours). After each 8-hour period we filter the liquid. We then boil down the clear liquid until it becomes a thick paste. This is the pure gold of this plant.

Native Use

Many tribes regard Banisteriopsis caapi or Ayahuasca as a plant of the gods and know it as a Master Plant Teacher. Many South American tribes from the Amazon region have used it for thousands of years. People know it best for its healing power. This vine is closely linked to cultural mythology and tradition. Although it is revered around the world, it is still considered to be a very mysterious plant. It is arguably one of the most fascinating and culturally rich plants on earth.

In the past, and in some remote areas of the jungle today, local people make a tea from the vine and use it to treat a wide variety of illnesses. The decoction can also be massaged into the skin. They blow the powder through a bird windpipe into the lungs of young Waorani boys. They say it gives the child powerful lungs and the strength to become a great hunter.

As the exploration of the traditional use of Ayahuasca grew, it became known for its telepathic powers. Initially the psychoactive alkaloid was called telepathine, but it is now known as harmaline.



This giant woody vine of the Malpighiaceae family grows in the lush Amazon rainforests of Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Brazil. It has many interesting characteristics and properties which have attracted attention around the world.

The vine has a distinctive appearance, with a circular twisting shape with many branches and leaves. They grow to an average of 40 ft in height! The leaves of the caapi are opposite, green, oval-shaped, pointed and smooth. The flowers are smallish (12-14mm in diameter and 2.5-3mm long) with a white to pinkish colour when in full bloom. They are indeed a special and rare sight to see.  Its small fan-like seeds are green in colour when fresh and fade to a brown when dried. It thrives in humus-rich and moist soil with lots of water, such as in warm tropical environments.

Scientific information

The deep brown stems contain various chemical components such as harmine, harmaline and tetrahydroharmine, and they are classified as MAOI’s. Scientific analysis has shown that the vines also contain several alkaloids.

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