Soltara Healing Center Review

Soltara Healing Center, an ayahuasca retreat center located in Costa Rica, is on a mission to create accessible, comfortable, and effective ayahuasca experiences that remain rooted in tradition and indigenous practice.   With the rising popularity of ayahuasca, there is an increasing number of Westerners (including myself!) who want to experience the healing power of this […]

The Iboga Plant

It’s no secret that the tropical jungles of both South America and Africa are home to thousands of therapeutic plant species, including multiple psychoactive species. For instance, the plant family Apocynaceae, also known as dogbane, has more than 4,600 known plant species in these tropical areas. Within this massive family, there are three closely related […]

The Kambo Ceremony

Kambo is the substance secreted from the kambo frog, or Phyllomedusa bicolor,  found in the Amazon basin. According to legend, kambo takes its name from a legendary medicine man, Kampu, who divined its healing potential from a forest spirit. Like many other substances with origins in medicinal use performed by shamans, kambo is still used today […]

What To Expect On A DMT Trip

If you have considered trying to smoke DMT, you’ve likely experimented with psychedelics before and may now find yourself curious about a stronger experience. Quite similar in its molecular structure to psilocin, the active agent of psilocybin mushrooms, some compare DMT trips to a high dose of psilocybin. The 4 hydroxy molecules in psilocin allow […]

MDA vs. MDMA: Similar But Not The Same

These two substances are often confused with each other, and even more often the difference between them is entirely unnoticed. The oversight is reasonable. Examining their full scientific names reveals, at a chemical level, just how similar they are. 3,4 Methylenedioxyamphetamine (MDA) and 3,4 Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), though clearly alike, still contain notable differences in their […]

Medical Marijuana: Facts, Effects And Legality

Cannabis has been used medicinally for thousands of years. Since ancient times, this sticky green plant has been consumed around the world to aid with everything from anxiety to tumors. It was even used in ancient China as an anesthetic during surgery. Today, medical marijuana is bigger than ever. In 1970, however, the US government […]