Definition: Ayahuasca, Ayahuasca Tourism, Icaros

A more obscure example of “Drug tourism” or “Psychedelic tourism” (my term). Americans coming to Canada (or other destinations) to smoke weed legally is definitely a real phenomenon, though!

 

Ayahuasca

Brew made from leaves of Psychotria viridis shrub and stalks of the Banisteriopsis caapi vine, though other plants and ingredients can also be added

 

Ayahuasca Tourism

tourism to experience ayahuasca

 

Icaros

South American indigenous colloquialism for magic song, which may “come” to a shaman during ceremony