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What is ayahuasca? Much is said and little is known about this ancient plant that everyone talks about; We tell you what it is, what it produces, what the risks are During my month-long stay in Colombia, I did not join the thousands of backpackers who were carried away by the most famous product in the country: cocaine. But they did sell me the idea of ​​ayahuasca. I was intrigued by the fact that for centuries indigenous South American societies had used this "master plant" in regular rituals. Ayahuasca, also known as yagé, is a mixture of two plants - the ayahuasca vine (Banisteriopsis caapi) and a shrub called chacruna (Psychotria viridis), which contains the hallucinogen dimethyltryptamine (DMT).The truth is that ayahuasca is super old and was already used by indigenous peoples thousands of years ago. Several anthropologists say that the trend has to do with the beginning of a "new consciousness . " The lawyer Carlos Martínez Sarasola explains: "Just as in its time the West opened itself to Eastern wisdom, now many sectors are turning their eyes to America, the indigenous world and its spiritual worldview." Of course: the plant is not for everyone, and you have to get good advice about it. Here are some things to keep in mind. Soul-Herbs.com What is ayahuasca "Ayahuasca" is a Quechua word that means "liana or rope of the spirits" . It is a preparation made with plants that grow in the Amazon: one is ayahuasca –which is a liana– and the other is chacruna –a shrub with long green leaves. To reach the final drink, the mixture is cooked with water for several hours . The incredible thing is that four thousand years ago, and without any chemical knowledge, the Amazonian tribes already knew that the combination of these plants produces effects that today are studied by anthropologists, psychiatrists and scientists around the world . Just fifty years ago, it was deciphered what exactly this drink generates in the body: while chacruna contains DMT, a compound related to the "dream imagery" that causes visions, ayahuasca inhibits the enzyme that would break down this substance in the stomach and allow it to reach the brain. PATRICK SCOTT

 

 

 

Ayahuasca Fans, Pow Wow Fan, Feather fan, Smudge fans, Ceremonial Fans, and any other kind of fan used by Native Americans.

 

 

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Greetings to all my relations, I hope you will enjoy this site. Fan Makers, Artists, Art Lovers, Fans; I hope you find this site educational and exciting!

 

This website is created for people that want to learn about the artist, the product he sells, and about the purpose of why feather fans are put together, from the Native American Indian's perspective. I ask that you respect the people that own these fans, and also to have pride in having those people willing to share their stories with you on the World Wide Web. We hold these feather fans very sacred in our ceremonies

 

Will gladly accepted order with these kinds of feathers. Feathers from macaws, parrots, pheasants, turkeys, Impeyans, and cockatoos are all legal to have by First Nations and Non Natives  alike. Any kind of birds that you can have as pets can be own by those who are not Native American Indians. Many different kinds of people are interested in owning these fans. You can own these kinds of feathers and/or fans made out of these feathers. These are all legal to carry and sold over the market everyday. Go to this website to find, and learn about feathers http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pheasant

 

These fans are used in the Native American Church Ceremonies (Ayahuasca Ceremonies), in Gourd Dances, in Pow-wows dances, in devotions, and among many different tribal dances. The eagle signifies the power associated with the spirits. We use these for our protection in our endeavors, our journey through life, in our dances, and in our ceremonies. These fans are used as intermediaries between the spirit people and us, the human race. We believe these fans have healing powers, so we use them to bless people with. When a person dances with these fan, they think positive thoughts for those relatives that need help, and also to honor themselves and all relations. When a person sings with these fans, many positive thoughts are put into these fans to help people. So, these fans are used for many purposes; it is used for the purpose of protection, for the purpose of healing, for the purpose of accomplishment, and to carrying on our Native Ways. This is our belief, this is our culture, this is our values, this is our tradition, and this is our lifestyle! This is why, I ask that people have respect for those people that have shared this beautiful art with all of us!

 

 

 

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