Ayahuasca (meaning “vine of the souls”) is hallucinogenic tea that unlocks emotional memory; causing life-changing catharsis in those who drink it.
But what is physically happening in the brain?
This video clip, part of the film The Jungle Prescription, features Dr. Gabor Maté, M.D. who helps answer that.
Dr. Gabor Maté, M.D., discusses how ayahuasca offers addicts insight into self-destructive behaviors. The reported success rates for curing addicts at Dr. Mabit’s detox center are quadruple the average in Western society. Since the publication of his award-winning book, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts, Dr. Gabor Mate has been one of Canada’s leading thinkers on addiction and its deeper causes. (Learn more at http://www.ouramazingworld.org/.)
Watch this clip explaining how scientists, using fMRI technology, think Ayahuasca gets the extraordinary results people are talking about.