Why should we undergo medicinal plant therapies in Peru?

Medicinal plants from Peru have been used since ancient times for their diverse properties, including antioxidants (anti-aging), anticancer, anti-inflammatory, and the ability to delay apoptosis or programmed cell death. Numerous scientific studies have demonstrated the various beneficial properties that medicinal plants offer for health. Additionally, they contain vitamins and unsaturated fatty acids necessary for cardiovascular health.

Currently, the properties of the medicinal plants Ayahuasca and San Pedro are being studied and even utilized in renowned medical centers for the treatment of cancer, angiogenic diseases, antimicrobial, antiproliferative, immunomodulatory, antimutagenic, and antioxidant diseases. Medicinal plants contain substances, known as active principles, which are later used in other medicines and are useful for the treatment of various ailments, such as digestive issues, sleep disorders, respiratory problems, and for bolstering the immune system.

Here at Flower of Life Ayahuasca Healing Retreat Center in Peru, as well as at Ayahuasca Retreats in
Peru, we understand the significance of these master plants, especially Ayahuasca and San Pedro.
Ayahuasca and San Pedro are part of our ancestral wisdom and are considered a gift to today’s hectic life. These age-old botanical remedies, which include psychedelic components, such as those found in San Pedro and Ayahuasca, are currently being used as alternative therapies due to their ability to influence and transform human consciousness.

Ayahuasca and San Pedro are indeed ancient and sacred drinks in the Amazon jungle in Peru, often referred to as “the grandparents.” They are considered alternative therapies and are believed to have the ability to heal physical and psychological illnesses by penetrating the subconscious to heal from the depths of the human spirit. Both drinks have a bitter taste and can cause retching, nausea, and vomiting. They are known to induce an altered state of consciousness, which may make it easier to release toxic emotions, negative thoughts, and psychological blockages.

Furthermore, it is believed that these altered states of consciousness allow individuals to access new genetic information, potentially influencing DNA and generating renewed beliefs. In native contexts, these plants are considered to contain a wealth of ancestral information and are associated with a deep understanding of living in harmony with nature and otherworldly beings.

Ayahuasca is often personified as “grandmother,” representing a sacred plant with a strong connection to the jungle and the beings of nature. It is typically prepared by cooking a vine together with another plant called chacruna, which contains the psychoactive component DMT.

It works with a very high predominance in femininity, so it works on the unconscious in a more introspective way and with a very metaphorical communication.
San pedro is Huachuma the grandfather”, it’s the sacred cactus of the Andes, it is also called wachuma, it has a connection with the cosmos and time. Its psychedelic component is mescaline. It has a predominantly masculine energy, so it works in the unconscious in a very clear and precise way, with a more visual and direct communication.
The Grandparents “Ayahuasca and San Pedro” maintain a balance based on their duality and have a similarity to yin and yang (concept used by Chinese culture to define two opposing forces that complement each other), since both have both masculine energy as female but one is always more dominant but together they make a perfect balance in mind, body and spirit in the human being.

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