The Ayahuasca Foundation is a Peruvian non-profit organization (RUC#20528303111). When you participate in one of our programs, you can feel good knowing that you are supporting the indigenous curanderos and the Rainforest communities, as well as the preservation of plant spirit medicine…Read more
The word “Ayahuasca” refers to a medicinal brew with the main ingredient being the ayahuasca vine (banisteriopsis caapi). The vine is cooked, usually in combination with a variety of other admixture plants, to produce a brown liquid that is consumed in healing ceremonies led by Amazon healers, called curanderos…Read more
Have you felt a calling to ayahuasca? Do you feel that you are destined to be a healer?
The Ayahuasca Foundation recognizes that more and more people are responding to this call, and we have designed an educational program to facilitate their journeys on the healing path…
Located in Peru, these retreats are for people who wish to be healed, find their path in life, understand their purpose, to remember the true wisdom within us all. Ayahuasca retreats involve trips to remote jungle camps to receive treatment from authentic indigenous healers, called curanderos. Ayahuasca ceremonies form the roots of the retreats, but the treatments also include more specific remedies for each participant, either to treat particular ailments, or to strengthen their spirits and determination…Read more
The difference between the two ayahuasca retreats offered by the Ayahuasca Foundation goes beyond just the length of time or number of ceremonies in each retreat. To help you decide we have put together a comparison of our two week and three week ayahuasca retreats…Read more
Jacob participated in the Fall 2011 Ayahuasca Curandero Initiation Course. He talks about his reasons for coming to the course, his experiences during the course, the healing he received, and his advice for anyone thinking of doing an ayahuasca retreat or participating in the Initiation Course…Read more
The brew made from this jungle liana has been used for centuries and perhaps millenia by the shamans of the Amazon Rainforest. The mashed vine is usually cooked together with the leaves of the Chacruna plant (psychotria viridis) or other plants similar in chemical composition. The brew is drunk in healing ceremonies lead by ‘curanderos’, [...]Read more