A very short history of ayahuasca expansion and its relevance to social science

A very short history of ayahuasca expansion and its relevance to social science

“Drugs are like chameleons. They take on the characteristics of the culture they are in” Des Tramacchi. The mercurial psychoactive effects of ayahuasca seemingly allow the substance to accommodate a diverse range of cultural worlds or ways of life. Over the last 150 years ayahuasca use spread across parts of indigenous Amazonia through the notorious rubber tapping industries of … Continue reading