We all like a bit of adventure in our daily lives. Add to it the lure of a remote location and the promise of feeling self rejuvenation and possible ailments from these nagging physical problems. So, you definitely need to know about ayahuasca brew which is a conventional plant found in the Amazon regions and used by the local tribes for religious purposes. This plant drink is made out of banisteriopsis caapi and chacruna by the experienced shamans who have innovative recipes and various exotic ingredients.
The ayahuaska is good at helping with all kinds of physical discomforts as well as emotional problems like depression, anger, anxiety, trauma, loneliness and more. This long journey is undertaken by many troubled individuals who wish to put their demons to rest and lead a happy life. However, before you opt for an ayahuasca or yage treatment, there are things which you need to know.
- A legitimate retreat and an ethical shaman
These are the two first points which you need to note down before embarking upon the yage trip. There are considerable expansions in the ayahuasca tourism and many inappropriate people are also cashing in on the same. So before you opt for any kind of retreats, do a background check on the legitimacy and authenticity of the place. A shaman who is ethical will guide you properly during the ceremony and will also help if you are in problem. So be very cautious particularly about choosing shamans since there have been horror stories of people being robbed and women being harassed.
- Know your health condition and reasons
Before you set foot in the Sacred Valley (Peru), ayahuasca retreat, scan yourself medically as well as emotionally. Many people wish to try the drink for lark which is not advisable. It is only if you have had genuine mental ailments that you should consider giving it a try. However, if you are already on medications for the same, think twice before taking this magical brew.
- Know about the consequences
While the yage brew can be beneficial for many, others report horrifying experiences. So be well versed with knowing that it contains DMT which is a hallucinogenic property and can create an out of body experience for you. The self cleansing process is associated with purging, nausea and hallucinations.
- Be prepared
You need to prepare yourself for the ayahuasca trip by medical and mental counseling. Laying off alcohol and tobacco along with caffeine and red meat is part of the purification along with no physical contact. So get started if you fulfill this criterion.