What is Ayahuasca?

What is Ayahuasca? Ayahuasca is a combination of two primary ingredients: the Banisteriopsis caapi vine and the leaves of the DMT schrub either chagro “Diplopterys cabrerana” or chacruna  “Psychotria viridis”. The unique blend of plants gives Ayahuasca its characteristic properties. When consumed, individuals often report intense emotional, psychological, and sometimes spiritual experiences. It’s not merely […]

Who is Taita

Who is Taita? Understanding Colombian Ayahuasca Tradition If you’re exploring the world of ayahuasca, especially in Colombia, you might’ve come across the term ‘Taita“. Taita, in many indigenous Colombian cultures, is more than just a title. It’s a mark of deep respect, denoting a healer or a shaman, specifically one who conducts ayahuasca ceremonies. Another […]

How Is Ayahuasca Made

How Is Ayahuasca Made? A Glimpse into an Ancient Brew Sam Believ here, founder of LaWayra retreat. One of the most frequent questions we get is: “How is ayahuasca made?” Well, let’s journey together into the creation of this ancient, transformative brew. At its core, ayahuasca is a combination of two primary ingredients from the […]

Can Ayahuasca help with Anxiety?

You might be asking yourself can Ayahuasca help with Anxiety? Anxiety and stress is rampant in todays society. I personally suffer from it occasionally and Ayahuasca really helps. Lets see how it might be helping. Understanding Anxiety: Anxiety can be a heavy burden to carry. The constant worries, the racing thoughts – it’s like being […]

How I healed my allergies with Ayahuasca.

Hey everyone, Sam Believ from LaWayra retreat here. I want to share a personal story, on how I healed my allergies with Ayahuasca, something a bit different from our usual posts. For years, I battled allergies. Since I was a little kid. The sneezing, itching, and constant discomfort became a normal part of my life. […]

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Why do you purge when drinking Ayahuasca?

Sam Believ from LaWayra retreat here. One of the most talked-about aspects of the Ayahuasca journey is the purge. I remember when I first looked into Ayahuasca this was one of the things that scared me the most, puking. I was trying to find ways to avoid it. If only I knew. It’s a deeply […]

Common Misconceptions about Ayahuasca Debunked

Common Misconceptions about Ayahuasca Debunked Ayahuasca, a traditional Amazonian brew, has gained significant attention over the years. As the Founder of LaWayra retreat near Medellin, Colombia, I am often surprised by many misconceptions about this powerful plant medicine. Let’s set the record straight by debunking some of the most common myths. 1. “Ayahuasca is just […]

Is Ayahuasca Safe?

Is Ayahuasca Safe? A Genuine Conversation on Its Safety and Benefits Navigating the world of holistic healing and traditional medicine can often lead curious souls to the age-old ritual of Ayahuasca. This powerful plant medicine has been used for centuries by indigenous communities, and its modern-day popularity comes with a lot of questions, primarily, “Is […]

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Choosing the Right Retreat to begin your journey with Ayahuasca

Choosing the Right Retreat to begin your journey with Ayahuasca If you’re on this page, you’re probably contemplating embarking on a transformative journey with Ayahuasca. It’s a decision that requires careful consideration, as the experience can be profound and life-changing. At LaWayra retreat, we understand the importance of choosing the Right Retreat to begin your […]

Integrating Your Ayahuasca Experience

Integrating Your Ayahuasca Experience Hey there, fellow explorers of consciousness, Today, I wanted to talk about something that’s often on the minds of those who’ve embarked on an Ayahuasca journey – how to bring those profound insights and experiences back into your everyday life. No fluff, no woo-woo, just honest guide on integrating your Ayahuasca […]