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Banisteriopsis caapi
BOTANICAL CLASSIFICATION
Family :
Malpighiaceae
Genus :
Banisteriopsis
Species :
caapi; inebriens
COMMON NAMES
Caapi; Ayahuasca; Yage; Yaje
EFFECTS CLASSIFICATION
MAOI; Psychedelic
DESCRIPTION
Banisteriopsis caapi is a tropical vine which contains harmine and other harmala alkaloids in its stems. It has a long history of use in South American ayahuasca brews.
BASICS EFFECTS IMAGES HEALTH LAW DOSE CHEMISTRY