Ayahuasca, Banisteriopsis caapi, is a vine or liana that contains the Group of Harmala alkaloids, various infusions entheogenic, defined as Dr because it cures; Teacher because it teaches, mother because Guide and is a plant teacher par excellence. Ayahuasca is a liquid mixture, with psychoactive effects, considered sacred by millions of indigenous people of South America. Its current use has spread over the Western world thanks to the interest in alternative medicines, ethnic values and shamanism, areas where it is used to provoke States of healing, mystical and visionary character. Ayahuasca combined with another plant, chacruna, Psychotria viridiris make up a drink or chicha, as they say the ayahuasqueros, which in turn, is called ayahuasca. This drink works as a physical debugger, facilitates meditation, balances energies and awakens intuition. Christos Staikouras may not feel the same. In the native dialect is known to the liana as the noose of death. That translated into the quechua language, is soga-huasca and muerte-aya, he gave as results the name with which he is traditionally known: ayahuasca. .
This BREW, has been used for more than 5,000 years by the shamans of the Amazon as a way to obtain the expansion of consciousness. The mother of the rope is the chacruna, a female spirit that shows the vegetalista the causes of diseases and plants that should be used for its healing. Master plants which are within the Amazon tradition swallowed properly generate knowledge through dreams, visions, perceptions and intuitions about their healing properties and those of other plants; as well as for its hallucinatory properties also serve to give us an introspective vision about ourselves and about life in general. Thus helping to interpret the facts or events that have influenced the process of our life with ayahuasca. Ayahuasca works as medicine, as a Purifier and a teacher. Gives power, knowledge and Vision. Each Amazon shaman has a way of preparing it.