Ayahuasca

Nationalpark und Natural Integrated Management Area Madidi ist unter den Provinzen Abel Iturralde und Franz Tamayo, nordwestlich des Departements La Paz, Bolivien wird die meisten Global Biodiversity Reserve.

Banisteriopsis caapi

Die Mutterpflanze, Reben der Seele

Synonyme:
Yagé, Jagube
Ayahuasca (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Spanish ayahuasca, from Quechua ayawaska, from aya (spirit, ancestor) + waska (vine).

Noun

ayahuasca (uncountable)

  1. A giant vine native to South America (especially Banisteriopsis caapi), noted for its psychotropic properties.
    • 2005, the Amazon forest people would take ayahuasca and enter into that place of Group Mind where they would make decisions for the tribe — Martin Torgoff, Can’t Find My Way Home (Simon & Schuster 2005, p. 414)
  2. Any of various psychoactive infusions or decoctions prepared from this vine.

Synonyms

  • yage
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