Indigenous use of ayahuasca, psilocybin, peyote for religious healing rituals | Roland Griffiths

Parent Episode: Roland Griffiths, Ph.D. on Psilocybin, Psychedelic Therapies & Mystical Experiences

Many indigenous religious and cultural practices involve the use of hallucinogenic substances such as peyote, psilocybin, and ayahuasca. Use of these substances is often carried out in a highly controlled cultural context for religious or healing purposes or for divination and not casual use. The use is often accompanied by strong mystical experiences that have great significance to the user. In this clip, Dr. Roland Griffiths and Dr. Rhonda Patrick discuss the sociocultural aspects of hallucinogenic substance use.

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