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Do NOT mix recreational or pharmaceautical drugs with Ayahuasca or San Pedro.


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Ayahuasca Dose, Dosage & Death

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We know you have many important questions about Ayahuasca and we are here to answer them. There are concerns that are normal for anyone who is considering coming to an Ayahuasca ceremony.

What is the proper Ayahuasca dosage?

Most people drink one or two cups of Ayahuasca for the full dosage effect. Some people's systems are much more sensitive, though and they do not need as large a dose of Ayahuasca. We would caution anyone who is super-sensitive to various things (like certain foods, smells or cleaning solutions) to start with a low Ayahuasca dose and move to a higher Ayahuasca dose more slowly than everyone else. You can start with a quarter cup Ayahuasca dose or a half cup Ayahuasca dose. Then take another quarter cup or half cup when you feel comfortable and ready to amplify your Ayahuasca dosage and experience. Not everyone needs the same Ayahuasca dose for the same effects.

If you take too much for comfort, Ayahuasca is not going to serve you as well. You might also become polarized and you won't be willing to try again with Ayahuasca and do the inner work that Ayahuasca encourages you to do. You won't die from an Ayahuasca overdose, of course (unless you have serious medical conditions that could be triggered, like heart problems or blood pressure problems, please check our Medical Guidelines page for full info) but you might be turned off from ever trying it again.

We have noticed that the more fat content a person has on his or her body, the larger a dose a person can accept. If a person has very little body fat, and might even be skinny, this is the kind of body structure that needs about half the amount that other people do, especially if he or she is super sensitive to foods, smells or other things.

We are here to help guide you on how much to take and we will know by your body structure what your limits might be. Don't worry, we're not going to let you take too big a dose! There are some shamans and centers that are not as careful about this, but we are. We know the limits for specific body types, and we'll encourage you to go slow with it and test out the waters first before you dive in the deep end!

Has Anyone Ever Died Using Ayahuasca? Can I Die From Ayahuasca?

Yes, you can die if you are mixing it with recreational or pharmaceutical drugs. It is important that you listen to this warning, and refrain from any kind of substance that alters your body's chemistry, even if it is seemingly not that big a deal or unimportant. The truth is, no scientific studies have ever been done to determine what is safe to take with Ayahuasca or San Pedro, so the best advice is to refrain altogether during the days leading up to and during the time of the ceremony.

To our knowledge, no one has ever died while using Ayahuasca if they took the proper precautions of refraining from alcohol, recreational drugs, or pharmaceuticals of any kind, and approached Ayahuasca or San Pedro after a short period of cleansing. The plant teachers and plant medicines are safe for almost everyone, but we would like you to take a look at our Medical Guidelines page to make sure that this medicinal tea is right for you.



It's always best to start slow and pick up speed as you go along and get more comfortable with whatever new thing you are trying to do. You have plenty of time.



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