16 December 2019

A new research article on the traditional Amazonian dieta

Medicinal plants diet as emerging complementary therapy from the Amazonian tradition. This article presents data related to diet-retreat users at Takiwasi. Results indicate a rising interest in the shamanic diet for westerners as a complementary or integrative therapeutic experience.

28 November 2019

Nuwa collective brand delivered to the Shampuyacu native community

On November 28, Indecopi has held a ceremony to officially deliver the Collective Brands of the San Martin Region, in order to promote this tool among entrepreneurs in our region.

27 November 2019

Ayahuasca: political, legal and health concerns

Lecture by Manuel Almendro, Clinical Psychologist, Doctor in Psychology, founder of the Oxígeme Process, held in the auditorium of the Takiwasi Center, on November 13, 2019.

06 November 2019

Cat’s Claw – From the forest to the world

Takiwasi Laboratory has been working since 2011 with Chirik Sacha native community located in the Peruvian Amazonian region of San Martin to formalize the commercial use of Cat’s Claw.

04 November 2019

Plant based assisted therapy for the treatment of substance use disorders - part 2. Beyond blurred boundaries.

This article is the second part of a research that aims at giving a global overview of centers using herbal or animal derivatives for the treatment of substance use disorders, also providing a reflection on the concept of drugs as medicinal or toxicant agents depending on the context of use, culture and policy. Authors: Matteo Politi, Fabio Friso, Jacques Mabit. Published in Revista Cultura y Droga.