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The tourist had to kill the British man in self-defense, the paper wrote — one of several violent incidents linked to ayahuasca tourism.
In 2015, a Canadian fatally stabbed a fellow tourist from England after the two drank ayahuasca together in a spiritual ceremony a few hours' drive from where Woodroffe was killed.
Salt pumps up the va-va-volume, while powerful plant ingredients like palo santo, rosemary oil, and ayahuasca from the Amazon add shine and scalp nourishment.
According to Ricardo Jimenez, the head prosecutor in Ucayali, her family suspects Woodroffe killed Arévalo for declining to conduct a ritual involving ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic plant brew used for spiritual healing.
Some friends, however, said Woodroffe became distant after trying ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic cocktail also known as yage, that some tourists take for mind-altering experiences.
Forget about the ayahuasca, forget about the tropical vistas, forget about all that.
Perhaps a megadose of LSD, or a shroom trip, or one more ayahuasca ceremony will finally heal me.
Changa was influenced by the medicinal plant culture of the Peruvian Amazon, and in particular ayahuasca.
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medical Definition of ayahuasca
- Their fascination with ayahuasca stems from a little-known mind-altering compound called dimethyltryptamine, or DMT, a substance the sacred tea contains by the bucketload.
- —Lisa Melton, New Scientist, 26 June 2004
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