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Ayahuasca: alkaloids, plants & analogs
assembled by Keeper of the Trout


Section 1 :
Ayahuasca alkaloids
The main β-carboline alkaloids



"To take yagé is a spiritual coitus;
it is the spiritual communion which the priests speak of
."
A missionary-educated South American Indian
as quoted by Reichel-Dolmatoff

Photo copyright by Bobby Brown

Vine and leaf (Ecuador)
Photo by Bobby Brown; reproduced here with permission




"...concern with religious or philosophical problems is frequent."
Claudio Naranjo commenting on the effects produced
by the clinical administration of pure harmaline