What They Say About Us

Newspaper articles

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Peru seeks tribal cure for addiction

Published by BBC News, November 2003.

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Welcome to the Jungle

A look inside the Takiwasi Rehab Centre. Published in Dazed Digital, January 2010.

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Peru’s Takiwasi Center Uses Medicinal Plants to Treat Addiction

Published in Indian Country Today, April 2012.

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Singing to the Plants

Steve Beyer’s blog on Ayahuasca and the Amazon. Published in January 2009.

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Documentaries

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Takiwasi, House of Healing

This documentary by Ricardo D’Aguiar shows the work of the Takiwasi Center.

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The meeting of knowledge

Louis and Aurélie, French filmmakers, have released a first trailer of their reportage on Takiwasi.

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Poison Plants or Remedy Plants?

A look at the treatment of addictions in Takiwasi with testimonies from patients and Dr. Jacques Mabit.

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Scientific articles

The Therapeutic Potentials of Ayahuasca: Possible Effects against Various Diseases of Civilization

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Efficacy of Drug Rehab Centers in Nicaragua, Peru, and the Czech Republic

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Takiwasi: addiction treatment in the "Singing House"

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Books

The jaguar that roams the mind: An Amazonian plant spirit odyssey

Robert Tindall

2008

Wild Foresting: Practicing Nature's Wisdom

Alan Drengson, Duncan Taylor

2008

Ayahuasca, Ritual and Religion in Brazil

Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Edward MacRae

2010

The Internationalization of Ayahuasca

Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Edward MacRae

2012