Baby Chakruna Temple of the Way of Light nursery. Photo by Zoe Helene

Amazonian Shamanism Part 2: Other Traditional Plants
Herbal Academy
by Sarah Baldwin

“Amazonian shamanism is a beautiful tradition that is to be honored, respected, and hopefully, preserved. Personally, I deeply admire a system that is so holistic and recognizes the mind-body-spirit connection as intrinsic to the process of restoring wellbeing.” - Sarah Baldwin

This a two-part series by Sarah Baldwin on the sacred plants of the Amazon. Part 1 reviews elements of shamanism in the Peruvian Amazon and the use of ayahuasca. Part 2 reviews other traditional plants.

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August 2018