This article was originally published on The Bluntness, and appears here with permission.
The Benefits of Ayahuasca
Just a few years ago, ayahuasca was an unknown entheogenic tea shrouded in mystery.
“The Medicine” originated in the jungles of South America where the ayahuasca vine and the leaves of the Chacruna plant are brewed together over a 3-day period.
This tea creates an entheogenic effect, usually paired with intense, powerful visions otherwise known as “pintas.”
It is said, this recipe has been passed down from generation to generation for thousands of years.
Most elders profess that the plants taught the shamans how to create this brew. There are dozens of tribes and traditions stemming from the psychedelic tea known as Ayahuasca.
Mind, Body, and Spirit: The Effects of Ayahuasca
When understanding the benefits of ayahuasca, we must take a look at its effects, not just during the process but after.
We also have to observe and decipher what kind of benefits it has on the body, the mind and the spirit. It is important to do this because (as we all know) the mind, body and spirit are inseparable until we transition to another plane of existence.
If we have spiritual maladies, it is impossible to have a healthy mind and body.
We seek balance subconsciously. If our body is unhealthy, it is impossible to have a clear mind with equanimity.
The most powerful of the three is the mind, which creates everything in our personal universe. If our mind is unhealthy, we will find ourselves disconnected from spirit, as well as have different ailments in our body.
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