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26 April 2021

The Mind of Plants

An online symposium has been hosted on April 9, 2021, to bring together all the contributors of the Mind of Plants to share their reflections and various approaches to plants. Matteo Politi, scientific director of Takiwasi Center, offered a contribution on Ushpwasha Sanango.


22 April 2021

Integrative Medicine Congress

Dr. Rosa Giove participated in the 4th Edition of the International Congress of Integrative Medicine with the presentation: "Takiwasi: Traditional Amazonian Medicine and mental health".


21 April 2021

Influence of context and setting on the mental health and wellbeing outcomes of ayahuasca drinkers

The present study sheds new light on the influence of ceremonial practices, additional supports and motivations on the therapeutic effects of ayahuasca for mental health and wellbeing, and ways in which such factors can be optimized in naturalistic settings and clinical studies.


19 April 2021

Participation of researchers from the Takiwasi Center in the United Amazon Colloquium

Researchers interested in issues related to the Amazon have been invited to the first edition of the United Amazon Colloquium, which was held on a virtual platform on March 31 and April 1, 2021.


12 April 2021

Adopt an Ayahuasca

Carlos Ijuma, an empirical ethnobotanist who has been working at the Takiwasi Center for more than 20 years, tells us a little about the process of planting and conserving the Ayahuasca vines.