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Copy of Ayahuasca - Eduardo Gastelumendi
Transcript of Copy of Ayahuasca - Eduardo Gastelumendi
History, Ethics & Law
What do we know about Ayahuasca so far??
Ritual gives meaning to experience,
Experience that gives meaning to life.
a new tool
for health & personal Integration
More connected, higher awareness
Access to forgotten Memories
Project one's Future and consequences of choices
Body sensations, Insights & Visions
use of Substances
Fusion of Cultures
innovative and conservative
another deep dive
Christianism and Spiritualism
Afro - Brazilian Religions
beta-carboline alkaloids - MAOIs
Raises global SEROTONIN levels,
Acts as AGONIST at particular 5-HT receptors
Stabilizes DOPAMINE levels by net effect on 5HT 1C, 5HT 2A, 5HT 2C
(“Reward Pathway” )
Below reinforcement & above withdrawal
On the Serotonin sistem,
act as a agonist at most
Increases Monoamine levels:
Increased levels have been found within 120 minutes:
to treat Addictions
The net effect of ayahuasca at dopaminergic neurons
Visions as Dreams (unconscious meaning)
Cognitive + emotional integration
Visual outcome to conflicts
Improves decision - making.
4 basic dimensions of human existence:
Awareness of interconnectedness
MAPS & NEIP
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L. F. Tófoli
Existential experiences: death, love, personal responsibility
Eduardo Gastelumendi MD
9th Congress of the INA