Please, if you decide to participate in an Ayahuasca Retreat, it is necessary to follow these instructions:
- Fill out the "Request information" application and let us know why would you like to participate in a retreat, and then we will contact you, as soon as possible, to coordinate everything about the retreat.
- Once we receive your email, we will send to you some important questions and with your answers we will make an evaluation to know how prepared you are to participate in a retreat, and we will know how we will be able to support you throughout the retreat in our house.
- After we have your answers, we will let you know if it is possible to participate in the retreat, and then we will send you information about the preparation before the retreat.
- Finally, we will send you all necessary information to know how to make the deposit for reservation. You will be able to make payment for reservation by Western Union or by PayPal.
If you need more information to take a decision, please contat us:
To take part in an Ayahuasca ceremony is very safe, however, there are certain risks and dangers that must be seriously considered. Some medications must be avoided, because it may happen some dangerous interactions with ayahuasca. On the other hand, if you are suffering or have suffered from certain conditions, surely you will not be able to drink Ayahuasca.
You should not drink Ayahuasca if you have suffered a heart attack or a stroke. It is dangerous to drink ayahuasca in case of schizophrenia or a manic episode of bipolar disorder, and it is not recommended to anyone with a history of psychosis or psychotic episodes. People who suffer certain conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes, should give us details on the illness in order we can make an evaluation, and in this way we will know if it is possible or not to participate in a ceremony.
Some drugs present dangerous interactions with MAOIs of ayahuasca, so, there are certain drugs like some antidepressants that should be avoided from 3 or 4 weeks before participating in a ceremony. Potentially dangerous drugs are:
The restrictions are according to each drug; so you must report in detail any drug you are using.
Throughout the days that you will stay in the retreat house, it is not possible to use medications, excepted for some very specific cases that will be coordinated with organizers.
There are also some dietary supplements and certain medicinal plants that should be avoided from some days before the Ayahuasca ceremony. You must report which medicinal plants and supplements you are using in order to prevent risks.
At least one week before the retreat, alcohol and recreational drugs should not be used, especially cocaine, heroin, marijuana, and many other substances. You have to report what drugs you have used.
Women on their menstrual period are able to participate in the retreat, as long as they let us know about it, on the first day of the retreat, in our house.