New Applications of Amazonian Indigenous Practices for Drug Addiction Treatment and Mental Health

Autor: Jacques Mabit

Edición : November 2017

Takiwasi: 25 years preserving traditional Amazonian knowledge and articulating it with modern science

Precio : 10.00 USD

To ensure adequate dissemination of the results and findings, Takiwasi presents its research work and clinical experience in conferences in the health field, participates in scientific media spaces around the world, and organizes scientific forums of international significance. It further develops its own editorial line in magazines, documentaries, and books, and conducts training and internship programs for traditional healers and biomedical health professionals. The articles available in this publication constitute a compilation of the material produced by the Takiwasi Center during its years of research.


  • Reflections on ayahuasca from a therapeutic perspective - Jacques Mabit, José Campos & Julio Arce
  • Takiwasi: the use of Amazonian shamanism to rehabilitate drug addicts - Jacques Mabit, Rosa Giove & Joaquín Vega
  • Marihuana - Angel or Demon? - Jacques Mabit
  • The 'Icaro' or Shamanic song - Jacques Mabit
  • Blending traditions: using indigenous medicinal knowledge to treat drug addiction - Jacques Mabit
  • Ayahuasca: memory and consciousness. New applications of an ancient indigenous practice - Jacques Mabit
  • The evolution of a pilot program utilizing Ayahuasca in the treatment of drug addictions - Jacques Mabit
  • Ayahuasca in the treatment of addictions - Jacques Mabit
  • Yawar Panga Ritual Ceremony - Jacques Mabit
  • Itinerary and testimony of Dr. Jacques Mabit, physician and shaman - Frédérique Apffel-Marglin