Author Archives: SoulHerbs

How to Handle Bad Spirits During and After an Ayahuasca Ceremony 

Not all ayahuasca trips are positive and life-changing. Some can be pretty disturbing. But that’s not to say they’re useless or damaging. No. The purpose is to teach you something so difficult, it changes your identity. One brand of such disturbing experiences is encountering evil spirits and negative energies. Understanding how to navigate these challenges […]

What’s the Relationship Between Ayahuasca and Schizophrenia?

If you or someone you know is living with a mental illness as debilitating as schizophrenia, you might be tempted to try psychedelic therapy. Ayahuasca, LSD, psilocybin mushrooms, and ketamine are the most common mentions. But today, we’re looking at the relationship between ayahuasca and schizophrenia. The sacred medicine has this great-for-all thing going on. […]

Why Some People Never See Visions During an Ayahuasca Ceremony

Ayahuasca is powerful… Powerful enough to induce visions that interact with your mind, emotions, spiritual well-being, life experiences, attitudes toward life, and your entire being. It’s a multi-faceted catalyst that transforms you through deep self-reflection, profound insights, gradual/drastic healing, and strengthened spiritual connection with mystical and spiritual creatures. To many, an ayahuasca ceremony is like […]

How to NOT Backslide After a Positive Ayahuasca Experience

Old habits. No matter how terrible you feel for keeping them alive, sometimes you just can’t help it… Like a junkie who only thinks about shooting up when he’s sober. But once he’s doped up, his mind fixates on quitting. You know it’s terrible for you, yet you keep doing it. Drinking ayahuasca can come […]

10 Simple Ways to Survive a Bad Ayahuasca Trip

You must’ve heard words of ayahuasca transforming lives. Yes, it can be a life-changing experience. But ayahuasca can trigger some of the most terrifying hallucinations ever. We call this a “bad trip.” But some psychonauts don’t believe a bad psychedelic trip exists. At least not in the context of ayahuasca. See, ayahuasca (and psychedelics in […]

Why Is Ayahuasca Called the Mother/Grandmother?

Whether you’re chummy with your mother or estranged from her, drinking ayahuasca can make you feel loved, valued, cared for, and appreciated—on a different level. It’s one reason this mysterious, sacred substance is also known as the “Mother” or “Grandmother.” It nurtures and treats physical, mental, social, and spiritual crises, but just how motherly is […]

The Afterglow of Ayahuasca and How It May Cure Social Anxiety

Social anxiety is a hell of a disorder. Of course, we all feel nervous during intense social interactions or situations. But people diagnosed with this disorder feel that way, no matter how insignificant the interaction is. This severe fear can be stressful and shake up your entire existence, disrupting your personal and professional lives, not […]